How long has Castello blue cheese been in existence?
In 1926, the name Rosenberg was registered as a trademark in Denmark. The production of this blue cheese started in 1915 and in 1926 was branded with the Rosenborg Trademark, which eventually became Castello-Rosenborg.
What kind of milk are your cheeses made from?
All Castello products are made from cow’s milk.
Are Castello Cheeses Pasteurized?
All of our Castello products are pasteurized (heat treated at 160 degrees Farenheit).
Are Castello Cheeses gluten-free?
Yes, all of our cheeses are gluten-free.
Are Castello Cheeses kosher?
Unfortunately, none of our cheeses are kosher at this time.
Are your cheeses GMO and rBST-free?
Yes, all of our cheeses are GMO-free and rBST-free.
Do you use animal rennet in your cheeses?
We use microbial rennet, which does not come from animals, in our cheeses.
Do Castello Cheeses contain soy?
No, Castello cheeses do not contain any soy.
What is the fat content of Castello Blue Cheese?
2% vitamins and minerals
For example, on the package of a Traditional Danish Blue, the fat content is stated as 50+. What does this mean? Is it 50% fat? No, 46% of the Traditional Danish Blue consists of water. The 50+ is the fat content in dry matter, meaning water excluded. The cheese has 54% dry matter and 46% moisture (water). A rule of thumb is that the total fat content is half the nominal value of Fat In Dry matter. The total fat content is 36 % percent, equaling 9 grams per 1oz (28g) serving.
Can I freeze Castello Cheeses?
We do not recommend freezing any of our cheeses, as it will affect the flavor and texture.
Can I order Castello Cheeses online?
We do not sell our cheeses online at this time. However, you may be able to order our cheeses via grocery delivery services.
Where can I buy Castello?
Please use our store locator to find a list of chains in your area that carry our products. If you do not see our cheeses at a particular location, you can always ask the deli manager to order them for you!
In how many countries are Castello Cheeses sold?
Our cheeses are currently sold in over 130 countries.
Does the Rosenborg castle still exist?
Yes, the castle still graces the center of Copenhagen and is open to the public. It is surrounded by a beautiful park and breathtaking gardens.