Soft, creamy and with a taste that appeals to just about everyone, it's no wonder that Leerdammer is Europe's favourite semi-hard cheese. With a wide range of ways to buy and enjoy Leerdammer, it's the perfect choice for a quick, delicious sandwich or as part of a tasty masterpiece created in your kitchen.
Leerdammer® was almost called Schoonrewoerd, in honor of the village where it was first made. But faced with the obvious difficulties of pronouncing this typically Dutch name, its creators decided to name the cheese after the nearby city of Leerdam. Smart move.