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Sap Sago Cheese - 3 oz cone

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For something new, introduce your guests to this hard, low-fat, pungent grating cheese produced only in Glarus, Switzerland. Also known as Swiss Schabziger®.
Sap Sago Cheese - 3 oz cone
Sap Sago Cheese - 3 oz cone
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Sap Sago Cheese is a 100% natural cheese with a deliciously distinctive flavor. The hard, low-fat, pungent grating cheese has a history that dates back to 1463 from the mountains of Canton Glarus in Switzerland. Also known as Swiss Schabziger®, this unique cheese is still manufactured with the same recipe from a thousand years ago. It uses skimmed cow's milk mixed with aromatic blue fenugreek, which makes it so healthy and gives it its characteristic aroma and attractive green herb color.

Swiss Schabziger® comes packaged in a 3-ounce cone. Its uses are endless -- grate it over boiled or baked potatoes, noodles, pasta, pizza, soups and salads and even over apple and cherry pies. The Swiss often mix Sap Sago in equal parts with butter for a very tasty spread for fresh breads.

This almost fat-free cheese is for the more adventuresome. It keeps almost indefinitely at room temperature (however, we keep it under refrigeration) and you'll find that a little goes a long way. Imported from Switzerland.

To easily grate Sap Sago, take a look at our Zyliss Classic Restaurant Rotary Cheese Grater.

  • Made in: Switzerland
  • Known as: Swiss Schabziger and Sap Sago
  • Ingredients: Skimmed cows' milk, blue fenugreek (clover)
  • How use: Grated over potatoes, pasta, pizza, soups, salads, buttered bread, apple and cherry pies
  • Unique qualities: Almost fat free, keeps nearly indefinitely even without refrigeration
  • Companion product: Zyliss Classic Restauranr Rotary Cheese Grater

Sap Sago Cheese:


Skimmed cows' milk, salt, blue fenugreek (clover). Aged over 150 days.

The actual product shipped may differ in ways which Homestead Market considers to be non-material from the description of the product set forth herein. Pictures and listed ingredients may not reflect manufacturer up-dates, new formulas and re-formulations. Please inspect the product closely upon receipt and contact Homestead Market if you are not satisfied with the product which you receive.
This product should be used only in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. Please read all information about the product before use. Pay particular attention to any warnings or cautionary statements from the manufacturer. If you are uncertain about the use of a product, consult the manufacturer before using the product.


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For something new, introduce your guests to this hard, low-fat, pungent grating cheese produced only in Glarus, Switzerland. Also known as Swiss Schabziger®.

Customer Reviews

164 reviews

  • 5

    Schabziger, just how its meant to be!

    This is exactly what I was looking for. So hard to find in the US.

  • 5

    sap sago cheese

    Love this tangy cheese!

  • 5

    Sap Sago Cheese

    I was introduced to this cheese decades ago and love it! It has a strong flavor, which does wonders to perk up pizza, spaghetti, even buttered toast. I always immediately grate it finely and pop it in the freezer to keep the flavor fresh. I'll be back here again next year for more.

  • 5

    Great find for this German Gal!

    So thrilled to find this cheese that I grew up with and have loved for 50ish years. Even bought some for my dad, who's super excited to have it too.

  • 5

    Delicious Ziger

    Just like in Switzerland, great quality and as delicious as I remember. Mix it into Polenta, Risotto, with cream sauce over pasta or potatoes - the possibilities are endless. I'm so happy that I can order it here and at a reasonable price. Holds forever too!

  • 5


    Pleased Homestead Market sells this product. Fresh, timely delivery always enjoy

  • 5

    Sap Sago cheese

    Excellent product. Wonderful grated over tomato sauce and over butter on good bread

  • 5

    sap sago

    As good as remember from 25 years ago. Very hard to find. Fast delivery. Will buy more.

  • 5


    love this product...

  • 5


    brings back wonderful childhood memories

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