A semi-hard, fat cheese manufactured with standarized whole milk, acidified by lactic bacteria cultures and coagulated by rennet and/or suitable coagulating enzymes. Minimum ripening: 45 days.
Semicooked, moulded, pressed, salted and ripened mass of elastic consistency, with or without some well distributed holes, characteristic sweet taste, well developed flavor, white yellowish colour.
Humidity: Between 36.0% and 45.9%
Fat: Between 45.0% and 59.9%
Coliforms at 30º C/g: n=5 c=2 m=1000 M=5000
Coliforms at 45º C/g: n=5 c=2 m=100 M=500
Staphylococcus aureus/g: n=5 c=2 m=100 M=1000
Salmonella spp/25 g: n=5 c=0 m=0.