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Get ready for a cheese extravaganza this holiday season as Whole Foods Market presents its highly anticipated annual event, the 12 Days of Cheese, from December 13 to December 24. Showcasing a selection of premium, globally acclaimed cheeses curated by Whole Foods Market’s Specialty Cheese team, this celebration promises to elevate your charcuterie and cheese board experience.
Selected by Certified Cheese Professionals (CCPs) acknowledged by the American Cheese Society for their unparalleled expertise, these handpicked cheeses are sure to dazzle both novices and connoisseurs alike. This year’s lineup features an array of distinguished cheeses, headlined by the renowned Uplands Pleasant Ridge Reserve, a three-time awardee of the American Cheese Society’s Best in Show.
During the 12-day celebration, Prime members can enjoy a 35% discount on the selected cheeses, while non-Prime members can relish a 28% discount. Additionally, a specially curated 12 Days of Cheese sampler bag, including three cheeses, Savannah Bee Whipped Honey, and crackers, will be available for purchase at $34.99.
Cathy Strange, Whole Foods Market’s Ambassador of Food Culture and a respected cheese expert, expressed her excitement about the event. “Our team of CCPs is thrilled to present the 12 Days of Cheese program, offering inspiration and guidance for cheese enthusiasts amid the festive season. We’ve searched the globe to present innovative cheeses at exceptional value, with our knowledgeable team ready to share perfect pairing tips.”
Check out this year’s highlighted cheeses below:
- Jasper Hill Farm Cabot Clothbound Cheddar
- Sweetgrass Dairy Thomasville Tomme
- Cypress Grove Humboldt Fog
- Cowgirl Creamery Mt. TAM Organic Triple Cream
- Uplands Pleasant Ridge Reserve
- Vermont Creamery Bijou
- Neal’s Yard Dairy Appleby’s Cheshire
- Mons Pyrénées Brébis
- Papillon Roquefort Revelation
- Quattro Portoni Quadrello di Bufala
- Klare Melk Truffle Gouda
- Emmi Kaltbach Cave Aged Gruyère