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Decatur Dairy, Inc.

W1668 Hwy F
Brodhead, WI 53520
608-897-8661
Decatur Swiss Cheese Co-Op has been making cheese for the ages since the 1940s! Steve Stettler is a Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker who has developed several new cheeses for the Co-op, including a European style havarti, a swiss-lace cheese called Stettler swiss, and a colby-swiss marbled cheese. These cheeses have won awards: like the 2013 Wisconsin State Fair for havarti pepper, and 2012 First Place in the World Championship Cheese Contest in havarti for havarti pepper. Decatur Cheese Cooperative (Decatur Dairy) and Steve and Glennette Stettler thank you for your patronage and hope you enjoy!
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Decatur Dairy, Inc.
W1668 Hwy F
Brodhead, WI 53520
608-897-8661

Master Cheesemakers At Decatur Dairy, Inc.


Steve Stettler
Steve Stettler
Steve has followed his family’s storied cheesemaking history to perfection. A four-time graduate of the Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® program, he’s certified in six different cheeses: brick, cheddar, farmers cheese, havarti, muenster and specialty Swiss. As a third-generation cheesemaker, Steve is clearly committed to his craft.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Brick, Cheddar, Farmer's, Havarti, Muenster, Swiss
Matt Henze
Matt Henze
While working as a member of the packaging group at Decatur Dairy, Matt Henze made a request that changed his career: he asked owner and Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® Steve Stettler to teach him how to make cheese. Under Stettler’s mentorship, Matt has developed into the cheesemaker he is today, with certifications for muenster and havarti.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Havarti, Muenster
 

Products


Cheeses:

Asadero
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Block, Other
Brick
Descriptors: Garlic; Mild; Onion; White
Forms: Block, Other; Loaf
Butterkase
Descriptors: Whole Milk
Forms: Block, Other
Cheese Curds
Descriptors: BBQ Mesquite; Blue Cheese; Buffalo; Cayenne; Cheddar; Cheddar/Muenster; Curds; Dill; Garlic & Herb; Green Olive; Horseradish & Bacon; Muenster; Peppercorn Ranch
Forms: Curds
Colby
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Longhorn
Colby-Swiss
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Longhorn
Farmer's
Descriptors: rBGH Free; Reduced Fat; Reduced Sodium; Vegetable
Forms: Retail Cuts
Havarti
Descriptors: Caraway; Dill; Double Cream (60%); Herb; Herb & Spice; Jalapeno; Organic; Pesto; rBGH Free; Reduced Fat
Forms: Loaf; Slices
Muenster
Descriptors: Colored Rind; Curds; Low Sodium; Organic; rBGH Free; Uncolored Rind
Forms: Curds; Loaf
Swiss
Descriptors: Kosher; Lacey; Mild; rBGH Free; Sweet-Style
Forms: Longhorn; Retail Cuts; Round

Services


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

Company Contact Information


Shaya Guilbault
W1668 Hwy F
Brodhead, WI 53520
Phone: 608-897-8661
Fax: 608-897-4587
Contact for:
All Inquiries
Steve Stettler
W1668 Hwy F
Brodhead, WI 53520
Phone: 608-897-8661
Fax: 608-897-4587
Email: steve@decaturdairy.com
Contact for:
All Inquiries

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