Traditional Cheese

TRADITIONAL CHEESE

Accumulating a knowledge of generations, Paiva cheeses continue to be produced by combining  the traditional methods with modern production techniques
Cow, Goat, Sheep and 3 Milks blend cheeses are produced with only the best milk of the selected noble pastures of Trás-os-Montes and Douro Valley, much to the taste of the general consumer.The art of producing the best cheese comes with the uniqueness of the milk.

 

BUTTERED/CREAMY CHEESE

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Ripened cheese of cow milk with truly unique characteristics. Creamy well-connected texture, shear deformable, pale straw color, presents a smooth, clean and very aromatic bouquet.
The maturation operates a minimum of three weeks.                                                          

BUTTERED/CREAMY CHEESE in SLICES - NEW

All the flavor of the Buttered/Creamy cheese now in slices format. They are Ripened, CreamySoft  and Larger. Ideal for sandwiches and tapas.

The maturation operates on a minimum of 3 weeks.                                                           

SPICED CHEESE    

spiced cheese

Ripened cheese of cow milk, with prolonged maturation coated with paprika. Semi-hard  and light yellow texture, presents and intense flavour and slightly spicy taste. Made for the lovers of more intense and traditional flavours.
The maturation operates a minimum of 2 months.                                                              

COW, GOAT AND SHEEP MILK (BLEND) "Mistura" CHEESE

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Taking advantage of the inherent characteristics of each type of milk used - Cow, Sheep and Goat, Paiva produced an exquisite cheese in flavour and taste.
Creamy texture with straw yellow color, presents a very pleasant bouquet and taste.
The maturation operates a minimum of 4 weeks.                                                                

SHEEP CHEESE

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The origin of the Sheep´s milk cheese is lost in time.Paiva recovered an old tradition and presents a semi-hard, well-connected and closed texture cheese with a pleasant bouquet and long, slightly acidulous, clean and strong taste
The maturation operates a minimum of 2 months.                                                              

BUTTERY/CREAMY SHEEP CHEESE

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Creamy ripened cheese obtained by Artisanal production thru the slow draining of the curd after coagulation of the Raw Sheep´s milk  by thistle (Cynara cardunculus). Features a buttery, spreadable texture with light yellow colour.
Made from pure milk of the region of Tras-os-Montes, this special cheese presents a fine and intense bouquet, clean and slightly acidulous taste.
The maturation operates a minimum of 2 months.                                                              

BUTTERY/CREAMY SHEEP CHEESE - Dona Ermelinda 240g e 500g - NEW

Creamy ripened cheese obtained by Artisanal production thru the slow draining of the curd after coagulation of the Raw Sheep´s milk  by thistle (Cynara cardunculus). This unique cheese presents a buttery, spreadable texture with light yellow colour. The flavor is typical, clean and unmistakable. Defined as a mixture of sour and salty, with the presence, almost imperceptible, of some acidity and spicy, making this a truly unique flavor.


Produced from the purest milk of Arrábida Hills, in the South, at our new plant in Algeruz, Palmela                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

GOAT CHEESE

goat-cheese

Cheese made exclusively with the purest Goat´s milk from herds in the region of Trás-os-Montes.
Semi-hard and white color texture, presents a strong and pleasant bouquet and a typical slightly spicy taste.
The maturation operates a minimum of 2 months.                                                              

FLAMENGO/EDAM BLOCK CHEESE

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Ripened cheese from cow’s milk with semi-hard texture and light yellow color.
Presents a firm consistency in a parallelepiped-shaped, allowing an excellent cut into slices.
The maturation operates a minimum of three weeks.                                                          

GOUDA BLOCK CHEESE














 

Ripened cheese from cow’s milk with semi-hard and yellow texture color. Presents a very and typical bouquet and fine taste
Presents a firm consistency in a parallelepiped-shaped, allowing an excellent cut into slices
                                                                                                                                     

FLAMENGO/EDAM RED BALL CHEESE

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Ripened cheese from cow’s milk with semi-hard and light yellow texture color. Presents a very pleasant bouquet and fine taste
Spherically shaped with red coat, is available in either whole, halves and quarters.
The maturation operates a minimum of three weeks.                                                         

SLICED CHEESE

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The range of sliced cheese is obtained from the Block type keeping all its features, just changing the shape to pieces after the cutting operation.
Flamengo traditional, Goat, Sheep, 3 Milks Blend, Free Lactose, Half-Fat, Low Fat and Mozzarella cheese are available in several formats.
The maturation operates a minimum of three weeks.                                                         

R1 3 MILKS BLEND "Mistura" CHEESE














 

Ripened cheese made with a 3 Milks Blend (Cow, Goat and Sheep), taking advantage of the best features of each one. Developed for the most demanding and intense palates. With a format like "Stopper" 50g , this cheeses are semi-hard, yellow light colored, with consistency and well-connected texture, presenting a pleasing bouquet and taste.
Available in the formats: 3x50g, 6x50g and 12x50g

Ideal for appetizers and entrees.                                                                                       

R2 GOAT, SHEEP AND 3 MILKS "Mistura" BLEND CHEESE

Ripened cheese from Goat, Sheep and 3 Milks Blend (Cow, Goat and Sheep), produced thinking about the most demanding and intense palate. With a format like "Stopper"120g , this cheeses are semi-hard, yellow light colored, with consistency and well-connected texture, presenting a pleasing bouquet and taste.
The maturation operates a minimum of 2 months
Ideal for appetizers and entrees.                                                                                       

R2 GOAT, SHEEP AND 3 MILKS BLEND "Mistura" PAPRIKA COAT CHEESE

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Ripened cheese from Goat, Sheep and 3 Milks Blend (Cow, Goat and Sheep), produced thinking about the most demading and intense palate. With a format like "Stopper" 120g, this cheeses are semi-hard, yellow light colored coated with Paprika, with consistency and well-connected texture, presenting a pleasing bouquet and acidulous taste.
The maturation operates a minimum of 3 months.
Ideal for appetizers and entrees.                                                                                       

R3 GOAT, SHEEP AND 3 MILKS BLEND "Mistura" CHEESE

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Ripened cheese from Goat, Sheep and 3 Milks Blend (Cow, Goat and Sheep), produced thinking about the most demanding and intense palate. With a format like "Stopper" 190g, this cheeses are semi-hard, yellow light colored, with consistency and well-connected texture, presenting a pleasing bouquet and taste.
The maturation operates a minimum of 2 months.
Ideal for appetizers and entrees.                                                                                       

"Baby" PAIVA


 

"Baby" Paiva is a different cheese, an original idea, a high quality product. Its smooth texture and fine taste makes it the ideal cheese for both, children and adults. Its size (200g) and round shape covered and protected in paraffin and cellophane, makes it unique and unmistakable.

Nutritious product, a natural source of energy with calcium, phosphorus and proteins essential to the daily diet.