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Ask the Monger: How Can There Be Milk Waste and Shortages at the Same Time?


The cause of this paradox boils down to the efficiency of the fluid milk supply chain in this country.

Ask the Monger: What’s the Difference Between Artisan and Farmstead Cheese?


Although there may be little difference in how these two categories of cheeses taste, they tell the consumer something as to how the cheese was made.

Ask the Monger: What’s the Deal with Lactose in Cheese?


Lactose is the second-most prominent component of milk behind water. But that doesn’t mean lactose intolerant cheese lovers are doomed. 

Ask the Monger: Why Is Artisan Cheese So Expensive?


There’s plenty that justifies the steep price tags on your local artisan cheeses.

Ask the Monger: Is Cheese High in Sodium?


Watching your sodium intake when it comes to cheese might not be as difficult as you think.

Sheep Milk Yogurt - Old Chatham

Ask the Monger: Why is Yogurt Not Considered Cheese?


They use the same ingredients and go through much of the same process. So when do cheese and yogurt diverge?

Rush Creek Reserve

Ask the Monger: Why Do Some Cheeses Get Runnier With Age?


Why do some cheeses get firmer as they age, while other cheeses get runnier? We delve into the science behind your favorite wedges.

Ask the Monger: What Are the Health Benefits of Cheese?


Cheese is a delicious addition to any meal (or a snack), but did you know it’s also an excellent source of minerals, protein, and calories?

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