Cheese Making Highlights

California, not only is one of the country's largest cheese producers, it also is home to a rapidly growing farmstead cheese movement that is emerging as a leading force in the country's specialty cheese industry. While only a tiny percentage of the approximate 1.6 billion lbs of cow's milk cheese the state produced in 2002 came from farmstead producers, this small amount of handcrafted cheese is increasingly sought after by chefs, specialty retailers and cheese connoisseurs in California and across the country. This article analyzes the growth of cheese industry in California.

Provided by: BNP Media Topic: Software Date Added: Aug 2003 Format: HTML

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