Medium Cheddar


This first cheddar cheese has a smooth texture and medium flavor.

A firm light yellow to orange colored cheese with a smooth texture & medium flavor aged four to eight months to allow flavor to develop. It is often used in cooked foods to enhance flavor or add color.

Cheddar Cheese is a hard pale yellow to orange smooth textured cheese originally made in the English village of Cheddar, in Somerset.

To color traditionally pale yellow cheese, the cheesemaker adds annatto to the milk. Annatto color is extracted from the seeds of the tropical anchiote tree, and is used to give Cheddar cheese a deep orange color.

Cheddar flavors vary depending on length of aging and its origin. Mild is typically aged for less than 6 months, medium from 6 months to 1 year, sharp 1 year to 2 years, and extra-sharp 2 years on.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1oz (28 g)
Servings Per Container 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 110 Calories from Fat 80
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 30mg 9%
Sodium 180mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 20%
Iron 0%

* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.



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