March 2017 Cheese of the Month

The cheesemaker: Fromagerie L’ÎLE-AUX-GRUES Quebec

Situated 40 minutes east of Quebec City, in the middle of the St-Lawrence river, lies a 9km long island: l’Île-aux-Grues. The fromagerie employs a good number of the island’s inhabitants and plays a major role in the economic development of the region.

Almonte Cheese Club

June Cheese of the Month

The cheesemaker: Fritz Kaiser, Noyan, Quebec

Mr. Fritz Kaiser, master cheese maker and leading pioneer in the creation of Canadian ‘Raclette’ specializes in the production of firm and semi-firm, washed rind cheeses. Situated in Noyan, Mr. Fritz Kaiser began crafting his cheeses in 1981 according to traditions from his homeland Switzerland.

April Cheese of the Month

The cheesemaker: La Vache à Maillotte, La Sarre (Québec)

Situated in La Sarre in Abitibi, La Vache à Maillotte is the very symbol of Quebec country cheeses made with sheep’s milk and/or raw cow’s milk.

They set themselves apart by their creative and innovative approach deeply rooted in traditions – the same traditions used in the art of creating, making and introducing people to quality cheeses of unique flavours.