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In Queso You Missed It: August 28, 2022


A couple of developments in the plant-based cheese-alternative world piqued our interest this week. First, we learned about The Great Plant-Based Con (Piatkus, June 9, 2022) by UK journalist Jayne Buxton. An ambassador for the Real Food Campaign and the Public Health Collaboration, Buxton presents a thoroughly researched rebuttal to the increasingly pervasive, powerful, and well-funded narrative that a plant-based diet is […]

Photo Essay: The Vermont Cheese Summit 2022


The Vermont Cheese Council, which represents the state’s 56 artisan cheesemakers, hosted its first Vermont Cheese Summit on August 13 and 14. The trade-focused event included a day of visits to farms and creameries such as Von Trapp Farmstead, Jasper Hill Farm, and Vermont Creamery, followed by a day of educational sessions at Shelburne Farms. […]

Culture Goes to ‘Cheese Camp’


Education, networking, all-you-can-eat cheese, and more: it’s a curd nerd’s paradise at the ACS Conference.

In Queso You Missed It: March 6, 2022


Photo by Andy Manis Congratulations to all the winners of the 2022 World Cheese Championship, including American cheeses on the World’s Top 20 Cheeses list: Land O’ Lakes Aged Cheddar; Klondike Cheese Co. Odyssey Peppercorn Feta; BelGioioso Cheese Co. CreamyGorg; Roelli Cheese Co. Red Rock; Arla Foods Castello Smoked Cracked Pepper Gouda; Roth Grand Cru […]

Eight Noteworthy Cheese Books for Gifting This Year


Compiled by Susan Sherrill Axelrod A book makes a great gift, if it’s focused on a subject the recipient is interested in (Unlike those how-to “catch” a husband books a well-meaning aunt used to give me in my single days). Whether the cheese lovers on your list are cheese plate fanatics, DIYers, avid cooks, or […]

Remembering Anne Saxelby


The cheese universe has been shocked & saddened by the unexpected death of Anne Saxelby, founder of Saxelby Cheesemongers and American cheesemaker champion.

Weathering the Storm: The cheese industry looks back at its pandemic year


Looking back at COVID’s major impact on the cheese world throughout 2020.

Cheese Lit for Winter 2020


Whether you’re browsing for a friend or shopping for yourself, there’s no better holiday gift than a good read.

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