Bongrain®

Fol Epi®

Fol Epi® is an Emmental-style cheese that is instantly recognizable because of its distinctive brownish rind, a result of the toasted wheat flour that coats this soft cheese's surface. Its unique rounded shape is embossed with a decorative image of wheat stalks, a reference to its name which roughly translated means "wild wheat stalk."

Fol Epi® is produced in France's Loire Valley and is similar in flavor to Swiss and Emmental, but is milder and sweeter with a pleasant hazelnut flavor courtesy of the toasted wheat on the rind. Its soft and springy texture is scattered with dime-sized eyeholes. Fol Epi® is rich in protein and makes a wonderful addition to sandwiches. It pairs well with light, fruity wines.

Type of Milk: Cow | Region of Origin: France

  • Perfect on burgers and sandwiches, especially Ruebens
  • Melts extraordinarily well in baked dishes and quiches
  • Fantastic in gratins and salads
  • Traditionally combined with Gruyère cheese in fondue
  • Try with apples or pears for snacking
  • White Zinfandel
  • White Rhône
  • White Bordeaux
  • Weiss Beer
  • Syrah
  • Shiraz
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Rioja
  • Riesling
  • Port
  • Pinot Noir
  • Pinot Blanc
  • Pale Ale
  • Merlot
  • Lager
  • Gewurztraminer
  • Dolcetto
  • Chianti
  • Chardonnay
  • Beaujolais

    Available in these Sizes

    • Bongrain® Fol Epi® Wheel | 6.6 lb.