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Camembert De Normandie

A great example of one of France’s iconic cheeses. Fruity yet earthy flavour with a supple texture

£8.95 per unit
Unpasteurised Traditional Rennet PDO Cow

Key Facts

  • CountryFrance
  • RegionNormandy
  • AccreditationPDO
  • FlavourEarthy and creamy
  • Type of MilkCow
  • PasteurisationUnpasteurised
  • Vegetarian RennetNo
  • OrganicNo
  • Weight250g
  • Weight TypeNet

Store & Serve

Individual cheeses will carry their own Best Before/Use By Date, we endeavour to give a minimum of 7 days from the date the order is despatched

  • StorageKeep refrigerated.
  • Instructions for useServe at room temperature.
  • Recommended DrinkCider, Soft Bordeaux


  • IngredientsCows' Milk, Salt, Rennet, Dairy Cultures (Milk).
  • AllergensMilk

Nutritional Information

  • Typical Valuesper 100g
  • Energy kJ1177
  • Energy kcal284
  • Fat21.9
  • Of which saturates13.7
  • Carbohydrates1.22
  • Of which sugars0.1
  • Protein20.4
  • Salt1.67
Name & address of food supplier

Paxton & Whitfield Ltd, 93 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE

These summary details have been prepared for information purposes only. While we have taken care in preparing this summary and believe it is accurate, it is not a substitute for reading the product packaging and label prior to use. Paxton & Whitfield is unable to accept liability for any incorrect information. If you require specific advice, please contact our mail order team on 01451 823460 or email

Camembert was created in 1791 in Normandy. Some sources claim it was invented by Marie Harel who was a farming woman in Camembert, Orne, who helped a fugitive priest who was escaping the "Terror". In return for refuge, he taught her to make cheese that could form a white rind. Thereafter it was regularly sold at the nearby market of Vimoutiers. The cheese only achieved national acclaim when it was presented to Naploean III during the World Fair of 1855, and international success in 1888 after the engineer Ridel created its famous cylindrical wooden box which meant it was able to travel without a problem.

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