It is not recommended to leave Monsieur Gustav cheeses out of the refrigerator for longer than two hours at average room temperature.
It is not recommended to freeze Monsieur Gustav cheeses, as it can have a negative effect on their texture and flavour. However, some firm cheeses like Cheddar and Swiss can be frozen for later use. A practical idea is to grate cheese before freezing and use them for cooking.
For information on augmented reality, please see the website at monsieurgustav.ca.
- Use the camera on your phone. No application is needed and it works with all operating systems (iOS, Android, etc.)
- Scan the QR code.
- A text will invite you to scan the front of the packaging.
- After a few seconds, you will see the animation and the 3 types of advice.
- By moving your phone closer to or farther from the packaging, different information will appear.
- You can also turn your phone horizontally and it still works.
- You will enjoy one experience per type of cheese.
- All information is related to website content.
Yes, more than half of the cheeses are lactose free. These cheeses can be identified using the “lactose-free” icon, which is always in black on a coloured background according to the type of cheese. Here are the lactose-free products:
- Monsieur Gustav Double Crème 125 g (3 products)
- Monsieur Gustav Gouda 170 g, 350 g and 2.7 Kg (15 products)
- Monsieur Gustav Raclette 300 g
- Monsieur Gustav Swiss 170 g and 2.7 Kg
- Monsieur Gustav Snack
All Monsieur Gustav cheeses are gluten-free.
Monsieur Gustav, the matchmaker of the delicious world of fine cheeses, exists to match people's tastes with the fine cheeses that suit them best. Thus, the best cheeses, carefully selected by none other than Monsieur Gustav himself, are of domestic and imported origin to create the perfect platter.
Each cheese has a different storage time. It will depend on how you use the cheese. It is recommended to eat the cheese within 10 days of opening its packaging to have the best experience.
A certain amount of confusion between the words “spiced” and “spicy” was noticed. To avoid creating any disappointment for the consumer, it was decided to give the cheese the specific name of the spice, which is "caraway seeds." The recipe was not changed. Caraway has been used since the 19th century and is part of the history of the Gouda.
No, the delicious and authentic natural smoke flavour of Monsieur Gustav Gouda Smoke Flavoured comes from liquid smoke with natural flavours.
The maturation period for Monsieur Gustav Cheddars is 12 months.
Yes, it is naturally cold-smoked, with a mixture of oak and applewood chips that impart a strong flavour and golden hue. The secret: the precise ratio of chips and exact length of time required to achieve the perfect smoke.
The crumbly texture of Monsieur Gustav Cheddar Chili Sriracha is attributable to the spices that compose it.
Yes. In order to fully enjoy these rind cheeses, you need to eat the rind. The rind largely contributes to the cheeses’ unique flavour!
The maturation period for Monsieur Gustav Gouda Old is 6 months before its commercialization.
This is a natural part of the maturation process. As the cheese matures you can expect to see crystallization of the calcium lactate salt, which is normally present in all cheeses. This is a normal component of the cheese, which is perfectly natural, adds to the texture of the cheese and it’s a maturity sign.
This firm ripened cheese is very similar to the original recipe of Gouda. It features a mild, creamy and buttery taste.