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Union Star Corp.

7742 County Rd II
Fremont, WI 54940
920-836-2804
Since 1911 - and over 100 years now - four generations of Metzigs have owned and operated Union Star Cheese Factory. David Metzig and his wife, Jan, bought Union Star from "Great Aunt Edna" in 1980. Like his Great Grand Uncle, David was interested in using his accounting degree to run his own business. And of course, the business was cheese! The family tradition of independent cheesemaking has carried through to this day and now, David's sons are also part of the Union Star story. David Metzig has earned the title of Master Cheesemaker and the Union Star Cheese Factory has been voted as one of Wisconsin's Best by Wisconsin Trails Magazine readers. Give Union a visit to see a real cheese factory in operation and learn more about how the finest Wisconsin cheese is made!
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Union Star Corporation
7742 County Rd II
Fremont, WI 54940
920-836-2804
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Master Cheesemakers At Union Star Corp.


David Metzig
David Metzig
If you entered Union Star Cheese Factory at any time in the last century, you’d find a Metzig there to greet you. This family has been crafting cheese for generations, and David takes great pride in continuing that storied tradition. As a Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® certified in cheddar, he comes to work each day with his wife, Jan, and his son and fellow Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker®, Jon.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Cheddar
Jon Metzig
Jon Metzig
For Jon, cheesemaking is part heritage and part scientific study. He’s a fourth-generation cheesemaker whose family has owned and operated the Union Star Cheese Factory for over 100 years. But the microbiology behind the cheesemaking process is equally important to him. It’s this two-pronged interest that led him to earn his Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® certification in cheddar and Colby.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Cheddar, Colby
 

Products


Cheeses:

American (Pasteurized Processed)
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: No Form Specified
Baby Swiss
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Loaf; Retail Cuts
Blue
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Crumbled; Retail Cuts
Brick
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Loaf; Retail Cuts
Cheddar
Descriptors: Caraway; Cave Aged; Curds; Farmhouse; Garlic
Forms: Block, Other; Curds; Daisy; Wedge; Wheel
Cheese Curds
Descriptors: Cheddar; Curds
Forms: Curds
Colby
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Block, Other
Colby-Monterey Jack
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Block, Other
Cold Pack
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: No Form Specified
Farmer's
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Block, Other
Feta
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Cup; Retail Cuts
Gouda
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Round
Limburger
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Retail Cuts
Monterey Jack
Descriptors: Caraway; Chives; Dill; Garlic; Habanero; Jalapeno; Olive; Onion; Pepper; Vegetable
Forms: Block, Other
Mozzarella
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Ball; Block, Other
Parmesan
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: No Form Specified
Pasteurized Processed Cheese Food
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: No Form Specified
Pasteurized Processed Cheese Spread
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: No Form Specified
Provolone
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Block, Other
St. Jeanne™
Descriptors: Artisan; Mild; Washed Rind
Forms: Wedge; Wheel
String
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: String
Swiss
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Block, Other

Butter:

Forms: 1 lb. Blocks
Varities: Salted

Company Contact Information


David Metzig
7742 County Rd. II
Fremont, WI 54940
Phone: 920-836-2804
Fax: 920-836-0246
Email: unionstarcheese@gmail.com
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