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Peterson Company is a family-owned specialty food purveyor with expertise in importing, distribution, and conversion. Since 1947, we have partnered closely with a trusted network of suppliers to source products we believe in. We offer wholesale distribution in the Pacific Northwest, and partner with respected distributors across the country to offer our unique range of products in every major market.

Pairing: Ahuntz Ederra + Spiced Pear Syrup

The Pyrénées mountain range sits as a natural boundary between France and Spain, rising up from the land just north of Barcelona and reaching its fingers west into the Basque Country. Culturally unique from Spain, the Basque region’s identity is shaped in part by strong agricultural traditions, evidenced in Basque cheesemaking. Basque Country possesses three […]

Terroir Made Tasty: Terre des Volcans Bleu 1924 + Sea Buckthorn Preserves

There’s something thrilling about eating a type of food that can only be made in one place. When nothing else can quite mimic its ultra-specific flavor profile, you feel like you’ve been invited to join some secret club. Such is the case with Terre des Volcans’ Bleu 1924. Cheesemaker Terre des Volcans is situated in […]

Win a Peterson Cheese Sustainable Prize Pack!

Enter for a chance to win one of three PY Cheeses of the Pyrenees prize packs – including 2 pounds of traditional Basque cheese sourced from heritage breed animals, classically paired with black cherry preserves. Each prize pack also include three sustainable, reusable cheese wraps to keep your cheeses happy in the fridge! This prize […]

Potato-Fennel Gratin with Pont l’Eveque

This spin on the classic French potato gratin uses Pont l’Évêque for a full, rich flavor and enticing aroma. The method results in excellent texture, and this dish will really satisfy when temps begin to drop.

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