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Old Amsterdam

Old Amsterdam is a characteristic Premium Aged Gouda with a smooth, rich, irresistible taste that is the result of a unique, family-owned recipe and ripening process. At Old Amsterdam master cheese makers carefully oversee every procedure, constantly monitoring taste and quality. The high standards for taste, texture, and quality determine the ripening period and ultimate release of each batch of Old Amsterdam cheese. Enjoy the pure taste of this Premium Aged Gouda by serving it on a cheese platter paired with seasonal fruits, crackers and slices of rustic bread. It's also perfect for cooking with its great melting properties. Grated or sliced, Old Amsterdam will enhance a variety of recipes and sandwiches. Old Amsterdam. Full of character.

In the recent years Old Amsterdam has won various prestigious awards based on its taste and quality:

  • 2010 "Gold / Best of Class" in Aged Gouda category at World Championship Cheese Contest (WCCC) in Wisconsin (USA)
  • 2012 "Gold / Best Dutch Cheese" in Dutch Cheese category at International Cheese Awards in Nantwich (UK).
  • 2009 - 2014 "Superior Taste Award" of 3 stars (max. score) by the International Taste & Quality Institute (ITQI) for 6 consecutive years
  • 2010 - 2013 "Sabor del Ano / Taste of the Year" in cheese category in Spain for four consecutive years


Old Amsterdam won the Silver Medal in the Aged Gouda Category at the 2018 World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin. Old Amsterdam received a score of 99.70, the 2nd highest score among 48 cheeses entered by a great variety of producers from five different nations. The World Championship Cheese Contest was estbalished in 1957 and is held every two years. It is a technical evluation that uses an objective measure of cheese defects to select the products in each class which best exemplify perfection.

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Premium Aged Gouda. Irresistible taste.

Packaging under Bel Group license
Old Amsterdam® 6oz Exact Weight Wedge Old Amsterdam® 6oz Exact Weight Wedge

"Best of Class" in gouda category in 2010 Wisconsin World Championship Cheese Contest  Best of Class Seal

Packaging under Bel Group license
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