StampNews.com is glad to inform that Poland Post issued a postage stamp featuring one of the Regional products of Poland – Cheese. The stamp shows the regional homemade Korycinski cheese. The item was released and put into circulation on the 1st of July.
Korycinski is a hard yellow cheese made from cow’s milk, named after the town of Korycin in Poland and considered to be the oldest polish yellow cheese.
Regional product of Poland – Korycinski Cheese
Koryciński, also known as "swojski" (homemade), is a hard yellow cheese made from cow's milk, named after the town of Korycin in Poland, and made in the Podlaskie Voivodeship in eastern Poland. It is considered to be the oldest polish yellow cheese.
According to historical sources, the tradition of making the Koryciński reaches the second half of 17th or 18th century. Currently, it is produced by an association of manufacturers established in 2004, composed of 30 members, on farms located in communes of: Korycin, Janów and Suchowola, in the Poviat of Sokółka (Polaskie Voivodeship).
It is a ripening cheese, made of raw, full cow milk with rennet and salt.