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How to Store Cheese

Storage form for types of cheeses

  • Hard or aged cheese : Parmigiano-Reggiano, aged Gouda, wrap in wax then add a layer of plastic wrap.
  • Blue cheeses : Gorgonzola, Roquefort, Wrap in plastic wrap.
  • Semi-hard and hard cheeses : Cheddar, Swiss, Gruyere, Wrap in plastic wrap.
  • Soft, semi-soft, and stinky cheeses : goat, Camembert, Brie, Limburger, Place in a resealable plastic container.
  • Fresh cheeses in water : mozzarella or Feta, Leave the cheese in the original packaging, changing the water every couple of days.


  • Avoid storing cheese in a non breathable wrapping depending on the cheese type, use either cheese paper or wax paper.
  • Do not store cheese in the coldest part of the fridge
  • Do no store an extra container this stop the cheese from breathing
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