Cheese Industry Makes a Difference

Coast to coast, cheese producers step up during the coronavirus pandemic. In a heartwarming show of support for the country and Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, artisan cheesemakers and importers throughout the nation have stepped up in a myriad of ways. Small business is the life blood of food source sustainability. If a small producer…

A Pandemic’s Impact on Imports

Coming to terms with the effect of COVID-19on cheese imports to the U.S. It’s difficult to find a historical parallel for the COVID-19 outbreak and its dramatic, wide-ranging impact on the cheese import industry. Adam Moskowitz, owner of Larkin Cold Storage in Long Island, NY, offers the possibilities of World War I, World War II…

DEBUT OF A DAIRY DISPENSARY

Just by its name alone, one would assume the world’s first CBD Dispensary, created by the Tracy, CA-based California Milk Advisory Board, was a place to purchase a popular supplement extracted from the cannabis plant. But this CBD stands for California Based Dairy, and this pop-up dispensary featured cheese, ice cream, yogurt and butter—also mood…

Best in Class

The unique and creative Rogue River Blue from Rogue Creamery in Oregon won Best Cheese in the World at the World Cheese Competition held in Bergamo, Italy. It also is our Centerfold cheese, starting on page 26. This is an amazing cheese and all cheese lovers should strive to taste this cheese at least once…

A Perfect Blend

By combining the cheese producing values of Switzerland and Wisconsin, Emmi Roth has become a cheesemaker to remember. Switzerland and Wisconsin are considered two of the world’s most important cheesemaking regions, with very similar traditions and local values. That’s why the marriage of the two behind Monroe, WI-based specialty cheesemaker Emmi Roth has been such…