Frequently Asked Questions
Where does name Amstelvelder come from?
Amstelvelder is named after the Amstelveld square in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. From 1876 till today this square is used as a market. Till 1941 this market was mainly used by Jewish merchants. Nowadays there is a statue on the square of the most famous Jewish merchant Kokadorus (real name: Meijer Linnewiel 1876 - 1934).
Is Amstelvelder Cholov Yisroel?
Yes, Amstelvelder Cheese is Mehadrin Cholov Yisroel.
Is Amstelvelder Kosher for Passover?
Yes, the whole Amstelvelder Cheese range is Kosher for Passover.
Which company is providing the hechsher and is supervising the production?
All productions of Amstelvelder are under strict supervision of Vaad Hakashrus Belz USA.
Where can I purchase Amstelvelder?
Please ask your question via the contact us form.
Do I need to wait 6 hours before eating meat?
All Amstelvelder cheeses are aged for less then 2 months, therefore you do not have to wait 6 hours before eating meat after having eaten Amstelvelder.
Can I eat cheese if I have a gluten allergy?
Yes, you can eat cheese. Cheese does not contain gluten.