Well-stored grainy hard cheese with waxed surface, made from Swedish milk from Arlagårdar. The shelf life is 14 months, which gives a powerful flavor with creaminess, saltiness, spicy acids, pleasant brisket and long aftertaste. The texture is slightly brittle and sometimes with crumbs. The cheese is perfect on cheese tray, buffet and as a tasty ingredient in all cooking where the cheese is to take, eg in risotto, pies, sauces and salads. The cheese dates back to the 13th century and the name comes from Latin Suecia which means Sweden. In accordance with EU directives, Svecia cheese may only be produced in Sweden, from Swedish milk and according to traditional recipes. The Arla Ko brand guarantees that the product is made from 100 percent Swedish milk.