Production of Gruyère cheese at the cheesemaking factory of Gruyères, Canton of Fribourg,  Switzerland
Production of Gruyère cheese at the cheesemaking factory of Gruyères, Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland

This is a list of notable cheesemakers. Cheesemakers are people or companies that make cheese, who have developed the knowledge and skills required to convert milk into cheese. Cheesemaking involves controlling precisely the types and amounts of ingredients used and the parameters of the cheesemaking process, to make specific types and qualities of cheese. The milk may be from a cow, goat, sheep or buffalo, although worldwide cow's milk is most commonly used. Cheesemakers also need to be skilled in grading cheese to assess quality, assessing defects and suitability for release, and cheese ripening. The craft of making cheese dates back at least 5,000 years. Archaeological evidence exists of Egyptian cheese being made in the ancient Egyptian civilizations.

Cheesemakers

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Cheese being prepared at Beecher's Handmade Cheese
Cheese being prepared at Beecher's Handmade Cheese

B

Belle Chevre's Greek Kiss cheese, a goat cheese wrapped in grape leaves
Belle Chevre's Greek Kiss cheese, a goat cheese wrapped in grape leaves

C

The Cabot village creamery was built in 1893[2]
The Cabot village creamery was built in 1893[2]
St. Pat cheese, made by Cowgirl Creamery
St. Pat cheese, made by Cowgirl Creamery

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Bellingham Blue, a blue cheese made by Glyde Farm Produce
Bellingham Blue, a blue cheese made by Glyde Farm Produce

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See also

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