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Answers to some common questions about Boursin®

How much cheese should a person eat each day?

Canada's Food Guide recommends eating 2 servings of dairy products per day for children 2 to 9 years of age and for adults 19 to 50 years, 3 to 4 servings for children 10 to 18 years, and 3 servings for adults 51 years and older.

How much fat is there in Boursin® Light Cheese?

Boursin® Light Cheese contains only 23% fat and 80 calories per portion (2 tablespoons).

Can I eat Boursin if I am pregnant (listeria ...)?

Our cheeses are made exclusively from pasteurized milk and are treated at high temperature. They are all manufactured under very strict hygienic conditions and can be consumed by pregnant women. Samples are sent daily to an independent laboratory. Therefore, you can rest assured that they are free of any harmful bacteria.

Where are Boursin products made?

Since 2011, Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs, Cranberry & Pepper, Shallot & Chive, Pepper, and Red Chili Pepper have been made with pride in Quebec. Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs Light is made in the United States.

How is Boursin cheese made?

Boursin cheese is made using a low-temperature process that combines curds and other ingredients (herbs and spices). This original process preserves the properties and freshness of the ingredients and gives Boursin cheese the taste and texture that make it a unique product in the market.

Do Boursin products contain GMO s?

The Bel Group does not use, and has never used, any GMOs in the production of its products.

Does Boursin contain gluten?

All Boursin cheese flavours are gluten-free.

Does Boursin contain potassium sorbate?

Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs does not contain potassium sorbate. Boursin Shallot & Chive, Pepper, Cranberry & Pepper, and Red Chili Pepper and Garlic & Fine Herbs Light contain potassium sorbate.

Should Boursin products be stored in the refrigerator?

Yes. Boursin products should be stored in the refrigerator at 2 to 6 °C to keep them fresh.

Is the packaging for Boursin products recyclable?

Only the cardboard box for Boursin Cheese and the plastic tub for Boursin Cuisine are recyclable in Canada, in places where recycling facilities exist. The aluminum wrapper containing the cheese is not currently recyclable.