Maasdam cheeseis a Dutch cheesein a Swiss-style. Made from cow's milk, it is aged for at least 4 weeks. Itripens faster than other Dutch cheeses. Maasdam has internal holes from theripening process, and a smooth yellow rind. Sometimes it is waxed like Gouda.The cheese was created to compete with the popular Swiss Emmentalby being less expensive and quicker to produce. In the process of making acheese with the same general components as Swiss cheeses, the Dutch ended upwith a cheese that is nutty and sweet, but softer than Emmental due to a highermoisture content.
The style was introduced in 1984 by the Baars company as thetrademarked Leerdammercheese, though it is now made by other Dutch companies under the name Maasdam.
Most products we sell can be shipped via Ground without a problem. However, some items must be sent via Express due to their perishable nature including some refrigerated and frozen foods, and chocolate during the summer months.
We give the customer the choice of shipping methods. Our general policy is that we guarantee perishable products when shipped via Express, and the customer takes the risk when sent by Ground. We will not be held responsible for spoilage of perishable products sent by Ground. We prefer to ship perishable products Monday & Tuesday in an effort to avoid weekend losses and reserve the right to delay a perishable shipment to safely schedule it. We may also delay a shipment due to inclement weather.
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