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Hooked on Cheese: International Artisan Cheeses – Next Stop: Japan

The vast majority of artisan cheese is made in Europe and the United States; last year, the two regions produced 81.7% of the world’s cheese. But while the rest of the world may contribute less in terms of quantity, some unexpected countries are currently playing a crucial role in the global artisan cheese renaissance. This… Read more »


Hooked on Cheese: International Cheeses: First Stop, India

The vast majority of artisan cheese is made in Europe and the United States; last year, the two regions produced 81.7% of the world’s cheese. But while the rest of the world may contribute less in terms of quantity, some unexpected countries are currently playing a crucial role in the global artisan cheese renaissance. This… Read more »



Hooked on Cheese: The Truth About Listeria & Raw Milk Cheese

Recently, a certain artisan cheese made headlines when it caused the deaths of two people and sickened several more due to contamination from listeria bacteria. This is a tragic incident – for those who lost loved ones in such a sudden and unexpected way, of course, but for the creamery as well. Much was made of the tainted cheese… Read more »


Hooked on Cheese: The Cheeses of London

Last week I went on a business trip to the UK to meet with Ann-Marie Dyas and John Siddall of The Fine Cheese Co., the eminent maturer, wholesaler, retailer, and exporter of British cheeses. Founded and based in Bath, England, The Fine Cheese Co.’s cheese shops ­– one in Bath, and a second that recently opened… Read more »