Gruyere – Emmi

Le Gruyere is one of the most famous classic cheeses. What many people do not know is that Le Gruyère has been crafted since the 12th century using the same recipe. Unlike a lot of historic cheeses that are now made in factories Gruyere is still made through small scale production. More than 160 creameries in small villages throughout a designated area in Switzerland continue to use traditional cheese making methods. Local farmers feed their cows a naturally sustainable diet of pasture grass in the summer and hay in the winter. Each cheesemaker pours fresh milk supplied twice a day from nearby farms into copper vats to impart the unique, complex character that connoisseurs learned to love.  Perhaps knowing how the Gruyere is made can’t make it taste any better that it does, but it does bring a sense of awe when we eat it.  $4.50/100 grams.

  • Price has been set on an average size package of 230 grams.
  • Final weights and prices will be calculated after orders are submitted.



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