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In Queso You Missed It: Feb. 12, 2023


In queso you missed it, here’s a round up of cheese news from the last two weeks.

Shop Talk: New and Noteworthy


We spoke to the owners of six shops that opened in 2022. The one thing they all have in common is the warm welcome they’ve received from their respective communities.

In Queso You Missed It: January 29, 2023


How to get paid to eat cheese, the return of Counter Culture Live, why you should be eating American cheese, and all the other cheese news you may have missed.

In Queso You Missed it: December 18, 2022


According to Food & Wine, charcuterie boards were the number three top food trend on TikTok, behind cloud bread and baked oats. While technically they listed charcuterie, it’s probably safe to assume the trend encompasses cheese boards too. FYI, butter boards clocked in at 10 on the list. We’ll go out on a limb and say the charcuterie board has a bit more […]

In Queso You Missed It Nov. 20,2022


Photograph by Denis Vahey A new dairy label may be coming to a grocery shelf near you. Responsible Antibiotic Use (RAU) is the newest proposed category of fluid milk that would only allow farmers to use antibiotics to treat sick cows, not as preventative or growth enhancing treatment. Antibiotic use has come under fire in recent years […]

In Queso You Missed It: Nov. 6, 2022


A new cheese has been crowned the best in the world! Le Gruyère AOP surchoix, entered by Vorderfultigen and Gourmino, just took home the grand prize at the World Cheese Awards held in Newport, Wales. Over 4,000 cheeses from 42 countries entered the competition. Culture editor, Susan Axelrod, was one of the 250 judges responsible for culling the pack of […]

In Queso You Missed It: October 23, 2022


Photo by Emily Monaco for World’s Table Its name translates as “four men,” however women are in charge at Quatrehomme Fromagerie in Paris. The founder’s daughter-in-law, Marie Quatrehomme, broke the cheese world’s glass ceiling when in 2000, she became the first woman to be named a Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF). It was the first time that the […]

In Queso You Missed It: September 25, 2022


Four well-known cheese producers from Australia’s Scenic Rim—Towri Sheep Cheeses, Tommerup’s Dairy Farm, Summer Land Camels (whose marinated Persian feta was on our Summer 2020 cover), and Naughty Little Kids—have co-created Ewe+3, Australia’s (and quite possibly the world’s) first sheep, camel, goat, and Jersey cow’s milk cheese. The collaboration was sparked by devastating floods that impacted farms in […]

In Queso You Missed It: September 11, 2022


The American Cheese Society invites owners, managers, and cheesemakers are invited to participate in a survey about the current state of the U.S. artisan, farmstead, and specialty cheese industry. The survey data will enable the industry to communicate its impact to policymakers, the media, regulators, and other stakeholders, and to better advocate on behalf of cheesemakers. Even […]

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 […]

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