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Carr Valley Cheese Co., Inc.

S3797 County G
La Valle, WI 53941
608-986-2781
Established in 1902, our family-owned and operated business reflects a heritage of four generations of cheesemakers who have continued to practice the art in the traditional way since the late 1880's. We are a local business serving our customers nation-wide with an award winning reputation for quality Cheddar. We make our Cheddar available in such styles as 37-pound flats, 23-pound daisies, 12 pound midgets, 5 1/2-pound favorites and 3-pound gems. In addition, we make many varieties of American Originals which include cow, goat, sheep and mixed milk cheeses. Traditional favorites such as Fontina, Gouda, Blue, and Swiss are made by Master Cheesemakers. At Carr Valley, we currently have 3 Master Cheesemakers on staff. We utilize specialized affinage techniques that bring out the unique flavor and diversity our cheeses are known for. These specialties have won over 400 national and international awards. Our on-site retail store is also home to an ever-growing mail order service, with customers nationwide. Many of those customers have viewed the cheesemaking process and the age-old method of "waxing" from our observation window. We presently manufacture over 90 varieties of cheese that are sold in our own retail stores, as well as national retailers. In addition, our cheese can be enjoyed at fine dining restaurants all over the country. If you would like to taste it for yourself, you can visit one of our 8 stores, order online at www.carrvalleycheese.com
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Carr Valley Cheese Factory & Retail Store
S3797 County G
La Valle, WI 53941
608-986-2781
Public tours available.
Carr Valley Cheese Fennimore
1675 Lincoln Ave.
Fennimore, WI 53809
608-822-3777
Carr Valley Cheese Mauston
1042 East State St
Mauston, WI 53948
608-847-6632
Carr Valley Cheese Mauston II
1002 State Hwy. 82
Mauston, WI 53948
608-847-4891
Carr Valley Cheese Mazomanie
428 Wall St
Mazomanie, WI 53560
608-401-1043
Carr Valley Cheese Middleton
2831 Parmenter St.
Middleton, WI 53562
608-824-2277
Carr Valley Cheese Sauk City
807 Phillips Blvd.
Sauk City, WI 53583
608-643-3441
Carr Valley Cheese Wisconsin Dells
420 Broadway St
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
608-254-7200

Master Cheesemakers At Carr Valley Cheese Co., Inc.


Sid Cook
Sid Cook
Sid is the owner of Carr Valley Cheese, a company founded in 1883 that continues to innovate in the cheesemaking world. He’s a fourth-generation Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker®, specializing in cheddar, fontina, gran, canaria and mobay. He’s also known for his one-of-a-kind, award-winning American Originals.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Cheddar, Fontina, Gran Canaria™, Mixed-Milk Cheese
Bob Koenig
Bob Koenig
Bob doesn’t come from a cheesemaking family, but childhood visits to Carr Valley Cheese sparked his interest in the industry. After landing a job at Carr Valley, Bob became a licensed cheesemaker, which led him to earn his Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® certification for fontina and gouda. He’s committed to continuous improvement throughout the cheesemaking process––and that includes his own craft.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Fontina, Gouda
 

Products


Cheeses:

Aged Cheddar
Descriptors: Aged 1 to 3 Years; Aged 3 to 5 Years; Aged over 5 Years; Bandage/Cloth-Wrapped; Cave Aged; Extra Sharp; Sharp
Forms: 40-lb Block; Retail Cuts
Airco™
Descriptors: Artisan; Hickory Smoked; Mixed Milk
Forms: 1/2 Wheel; Wedge; Wheel
Benedictine®
Descriptors: Mixed Milk; Washed Rind
Forms: Retail Cuts; Wedge; Wheel
Bessie's Blend™
Descriptors: Aged 4 to 6 Months; Mixed Milk
Forms: Wheel
Blue
Descriptors: Artisan; Hot Pepper; Penta Creme; rBGH Free
Forms: Retail Cuts; Wheel
Bread Cheese (Juustoleipa)
Descriptors: Artisan; Baked; Chipotle; Garlic; Jalapeno; Mild; Pasteurized; Plain; rBGH Free
Forms: Retail Cuts
Canaria™
Descriptors: Mixed Milk; Olive Oil-Cured
Forms: Retail Cuts; Wedge; Wheel
Caso Bolo Mellage
Descriptors: Aged 1 to 3 Years; Artisan; Mixed Milk
Forms: Ball; Wedge
Cave-Aged Mellage
Descriptors: Mixed Milk
Forms: Wheel
Cheddar
Descriptors: Aged 1 to 3 Years; Aged 3 to 5 Years; Aged 4 to 6 Months; Aged 6 Months to 1 Year; Aged over 5 Years; Apple Smoked; Apple Smoked Garlic; Apple Smoked Paprika; Artisan; Bandage/Cloth-Wrapped; Beer; Cave Aged; Cellar Cured; Cranberry; Cranberry Chipotle; Cranberry Hickory Nut; Curds; Extra Sharp; Fresh; Garlic; Grass-Fed; Hickory Nut; Horseradish; Hot Pepper; Medium; Mild; Pasteurized; rBGH Free; Sharp; Smoked; Smoked Apple; White; Wildflower; Yellow
Forms: 40-lb Block; Curds; Daisy; Flat; Gem; Hoop; Loaf; Longhorn; Mammoths; Midget; Print; Retail Cuts; Wedge; Wheel
Cheese Blends (excl. Colby-Monterey Jack)
Descriptors: Cheddar & Monterey Jack
Forms: Loaf
Cheese Curds
Descriptors: Cheddar; Curds
Forms: Curds
Colby
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Daisy; Flat; Longhorn; Wheel
Colby-Monterey Jack
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Daisy
Creama Kasa®
Descriptors: Apple Smoked; Plain; Triple Cream
Forms: 1/2 Wheel; Wedge; Wheel
Double Gloucester
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Block, Other; Retail Cuts
Edam
Descriptors: Smoked
Forms: Ball; Block, Other; Loaf; Retail Cuts
Emmentaler
Descriptors: Smoked
Forms: Wheel
Feta
Descriptors: Custom Blends; rBGH Free
Forms: Block, Other; Loaf; Retail Cuts
Fontina
Descriptors: Danish Style; Italian Style; rBGH Free; Smoked; Smoked Apple; Swedish Style
Forms: 1/2 Wheel; 1/4 Wheel; Retail Cuts; Wedge; Wheel
Gorgonzola
Descriptors: Aged 4 to 6 Months; Cow Milk; rBGH Free
Forms: 1/2 Wheel; 1/4 Wheel; Retail Cuts; Wedge; Wheel
Gouda
Descriptors: Aged 1 to 3 Years; Aged 2 to 4 Months; Apple Smoked; Pasteurized; Plain; rBGH Free; Smoked
Forms: Ball; Block, Other; Loaf; Round; Wedge; Wheel
Gran Canaria™
Descriptors: Aged 1 to 3 Years; Mixed Milk; Olive Oil-Cured; rBGH Free
Forms: Wheel
Havarti
Descriptors: rBGH Free
Forms: Retail Cuts; Wheel
Mellage™
Descriptors: Artisan; Mixed Milk
Forms: 1/2 Wheel; Wedge; Wheel
Menage™
Descriptors: Aged 6 Months to 1 Year; Artisan; Mixed Milk
Forms: Retail Cuts; Wedge; Wheel
Monastery
Descriptors: Sharp; Washed Rind
Forms: Wheel
Monterey Jack
Descriptors: Hot Pepper; Jalapeno; Smoked; Vegetable
Forms: Block, Other; Wheel
Pinconning
Descriptors: Aged 4 to 6 Months; Aged 6 Months to 1 Year
Forms: Flat
Rofumo®
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Loaf; Wheel
Shepherd's Blend™
Descriptors: Aged 2 to 4 Months; Artisan; Mixed Milk
Forms: 1/2 Wheel; Retail Cuts; Wedge; Wheel
Swiss
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Wheel
Virgin Pine Native™ Blue
Descriptors: Bandage/Cloth-Wrapped; Cave Aged
Forms: Wheel
Young Cheddar
Descriptors: Aged 4 to 6 Months; Medium; Mild
Forms: 40-lb Block; Retail Cuts

Butter:

Forms: 1/2 lb. Tubs
Varities: Mixed Milk

Services


  • Conversion/Cut & Wrap for OTHER companies
  • Custom Manufacturing/Packaging Capabilities
  • Organic
  • Private Label

Company Contact Information


Dave Christoff
S 3797 County G
LaValle, WI 53941
Phone: 608-370-4144
Email: dave@carrvalleycheese.com
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