Queso Oaxaca: after being named one of the best in the world, this is the best one, according to Profeco


Queso Oaxaca was brought to Mexico by the Dominican friars who settled in the state of Oaxaca.

Do you love Queso Oaxaca? Then you have good taste, because this is one of the 10 best cheeses in the world, according to the account of X “World of Statistics”.

A few days ago, this account expert in statistics revealed the top 10 of the “Best cheeses in the world” and Queso Oaxaca is in the fifth position.

According to some curious internet users, the list mentioned is the same one that Taste Atlas published last year, in which it gave this Mexican cheese a rating of 4.7 out of 5.

The ‘gastronomic atlas’ explains that Queso Oaxaca is a semi-soft product made with cow’s milk, which is characterized by its fibrous texture.

“It is named after the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico, where it was first produced. The process of making pasta filata cheese, originally from Italy, was brought to Mexico by the Dominican friars who settled in the state of Oaxaca”, details Taste Atlas.

Which is the best Queso Oaxaca, according to Profeco?

For the Consumer Magazine of August 2022, the Federal Consumer Protection Agency (Profeco) analyzed 30 different brands of Queso Oaxaca and found out which one of them is the best.

Of this number of products, Profeco only approved 12 of them: Alpura, Carranco, Covadonga, Esmeralda, Flor de Alfalfa, La Villita, Lala, Los Volcanes, Navarro, Bafar, Zwan Premium and Parma Sabori.

According to the information published by the Consumer Protection Agency, the Queso Oaxaca of the brand Navarro is the best of all the approved ones, since it is the one that contains more protein; in addition, it is low in fat and calories.

The results of the analysis that the institution did to the Queso Oaxaca Navarro were the following:

Humidity: 48.7%

Protein: 26.1%

Fat: 20.2%

In addition to the above, Profeco discovered that the Queso Oaxaca in question does not contain starch; likewise, it complies with the sanitary quality that the NOMs determine and its information to the consumer is correct.

Source: Radio Formula