Product description

Cannone, is nothing more than a goat’s log of pasteurized milk, elongated in shape, precisely like a cannon, with a flowered rind and coagulated with vegetable coagulant, also suitable for vegetarian feeding.

It is quite intense as an aroma, so one must be interested in this type of goat cheese quite “impetuous,” given its aromatic importance, it may not please everyone.

It is recommended, in order to fully appreciate its characteristics, to consume it at room temperature, obviously being a flowery rind, the rind is edible.

Ingredients: Pasteurized goat’s milk, salt, milk enzymes, coagulant
Size: about 170 g
Packaging: form wrapped with transparent film and placed in the tray
Shelf life of packaged product: 30 days

Product features:

Shape: Horizontal cylindrical in log shape, with irregular concave faces and irregular straight heel, sometimes also with irregularities as it tends to deform during ripening, creating convexities and depressions
External appearance: thin but firm, flowery rind, moist, its color is ivory, but where penicillium is present it is snow-white with possible darker spots
Internal appearance: its paste is cream and ivory in color with two distinct colorations, different from the undercrust in the center, soft and sticky when cut, no eyes, increasing its ripening in the undercrust it creams more
Smell: of cooked cream, animal characteristic ircino, vegetable of fermented grass and boiled vegetables (cauliflower), yeast and slightly ammoniacal
Taste: medium sweet, slightly salty, medium acidity, and sometimes a slight bitterness especially in the rind, has a slightly sticky paste, but also quite soluble, lumpy rind that resists chewing, medium to high persistence the characteristic hircine.

Availability: since it is an experimental product, its availability should be asked for.

Food pairings: throughout the meal, from appetizer to aperitif, in the cheese board, but also for the preparation of first courses.

Wine pairings: Structured white wine but also with bubbles.

AVERAGE NUTRITIONAL VALUES per 100 g of product:

  • Energy value KJ 1231 – kcal 297
  • Fat gr 25
    Of which saturated fatty acids gr 17
  • Carbohydrates gr 0.1
    of which sugars gr ,01
  • Protein gr 18
  • Salt gr 1.5

ALLERGENS: MILK and MILK derivatives.

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Il Cannone

Product code

Unit of measurement

Package Type
Elongated cylindrical form wrapped in protective film, enclosed in a thermofilm tray

Weight per piece
170 g approx.

Pieces per box
6 forms

Storage conditions
In the refrigerator from +4°C to +8°C

Refrigerated from +4°C to +8°C

Product life in sealed package
30 days

Minimum order quantity
1 package

Environmental labeling

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