FROMAGERIE LE DETOUR, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, Québec
MARQUIS DE TÉMISCOUATA
- Type of milk: Cow’s milk (100% from JERSEY cows!)
- Texture: Soft
- Awards and distinctions: Champion of its category at the 2009 Canadian Cheese Grand Prix.
The Fritz Kaiser cheese factory was founded in 1981 by Fritz Kaiser in Noyan, Quebec, near the border with the state of New York. The cheese factory specializes in producing washed, bloomy and mixed-rind cheeses. In recent years, it has garnered several prestigious awards, including the 2011 and 2012 American Cheese Society award for Soeur Angèle and l’Empereur.