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Unsung Alpine Delicacies

Cheese lovers around the world extol French Comté, Swiss Gruyère and Italian Fontina Val D’Aosta, yet just across the border in Austria, the cheesemaking tradition remains relatively unknown. High-quality cheese has been made in Austria […]

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Capitalizing on Crackers

Specialty crackers sold out of the supermarket deli department offer consumers a whole lot that they simply won’t find inside a box in the grocery aisle. And for savvy supermarket retailers, that means opportunity. The […]

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Selling Wisconsin Cheddar

From mild to sharp, cheddar is a favorite of many Americans, despite its birthplace being England. And Wisconsin is a state well known for this cheese type, as it offers not only traditional cheddar, but […]

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Rogue Creamery’s Rogue River Blue

Rogue Creamery’s iconic Rogue River Blue Cheese recently achieved a monumental first for the American specialty and farmstead cheese industry: it won the coveted title of World Champion Cheese at the 2019 World Cheese Awards […]

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Celebrating American Blue Cheese

During these difficult times for imported cheese, it is important to remember that American blue cheeses rival the best the world has to offer. They range from completely original to cheeses made with techniques borrowed […]

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A Roquefort Revolution

In Delphine Carles’ first memories of Roquefort cheese, she’s following her father around a drafty limestone cave, one of the many that naturally occur in the rugged, dolomitic rock of France’s Mont Combalou. At 1,970 […]