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Ukrainian Cheeses Debut At World Cheese Awards
Since ancient times, Ukrainians have produced cheese for their families. Over time, the volume and skills of cheesemakers grew, and cheese became one of the most used goods in trade. The first mentions of Ukrainian cheese were made 1,000 years ago. Unfortunately, due to oppression by the Soviet authorities, Ukrainian culture, including its cheese culture, […]
Cheesemaking in Ukraine, Then and Now
Ukraine has a lot to be proud of when it comes to cheese. We already have more than 300 cheesemakers, and this number increases yearly. The annual consumption of cheese has also grown accordingly. Last year it was about 5 kilograms per capita. While Ukrainians are still relatively new to cheesemaking, our skills and productivity […]
A Cheesemaker’s Report From Ukraine
Ukrainian cheese expert Oksana Chernova reports from her war-torn country about the state of its cheese industry.