Edelweiss Creamery

W6117 County Highway C
Monticello, WI 53570
Edelweiss Creamery is a small artisan Wisconsin cheese factory employing state-of-the-art technology alongside the tried and true traditional method of cheesemaking. It was established in 1873 and is still at the same location, which means the Edelweiss experience brings you back to a time when the quality and the flavor was king! Edelweiss Creamery employs the highest certified Master Cheesemaker in the United States, Bruce Workman. Bruce has graduated from the Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program™ six times and holds 11 certifications. His expertise enables Edelweiss to continue to make award-winning cheese, like the Edelweiss Emmentaler cheese that brings a little bit of Switzerland to Monticello, Wisconsin. The unequaled taste of this cheese is a must for the serious cheese lover!


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Edelweiss Cheese Shop
529 First Street
New Glarus, WI 53574

Master Cheesemakers At Edelweiss Creamery

Bruce Workman
Bruce Workman
Brace yourself––Bruce’s certification list is a bit lengthy. Throughout his 40-plus years in the industry, he’s graduated from the Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® Program seven times, with certifications in: gruyère, baby swiss, butterkäse, havarti, raclette, emmental, specialty swiss, brick, muenster, cheddar, bel paese, and gouda. He currently conducts his craft at Edelweiss Creamery.



Baby Swiss
Descriptors: rBGH Free; Whole Milk
Forms: Block, Other
Descriptors: Butter Brick; White
Forms: Loaf
Descriptors: Whole Milk
Forms: Loaf
Descriptors: Aged 1 to 3 Years; Unpasteurized
Forms: 1/2 Wheel; 1/4 Wheel; Big Wheel; Retail Cuts; Shredded; Wedge; Wheel
Descriptors: Mild; Part Skim; White
Forms: Loaf; Round
Descriptors: Aged 1 to 3 Years; Pasteurized; Plain
Forms: Wedge; Wheel
Descriptors: Dill; Herb; Jalapeno; Microbial Rennet; Plain; rBGH Free
Forms: Loaf
Lacy Swiss
Descriptors: Reduced Fat
Forms: Loaf
Descriptors: Colored Rind; Jalapeno; Plain; rBGH Free; White; Whole Milk
Forms: Loaf; Longhorn; Wheel
Descriptors: Aged 1 to 3 Years; Aged 6 Months to 1 Year; Sweet-Style
Forms: Big Wheel; Wheel


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Company Contact Information

Bruce Workman
W6117 Cnty Hwy C
Monticello, WI 53570
Phone: 608-938-4094
Fax: 608-938-4095
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