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Artisan Cheese

Our FAB Region has the infrastructure to support artisan cheese-making

Artisan Foods

Condiments, flours, artisan cheeses, charcuterie...

Craft Beer, Ciders, Distilling, Beverages

Distilling, brewing, cider making...

FAB Region Cheesemakers have great showing at 2012 Royal

Congratulations to Empire Cheese, Maple Dale and Black River who all had a great showing at this years Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

Cheddar Competition Results:

Cheddar – aged 24 months or longer
#3. Empire Cheese
#4. Maple Dale
#5. Black River

Cheddar – aged 12-24 months
#3. Maple Dale
#5. Empire
#6. Black River

Med Cheddar – aged 6-8 months
#3. Empire Cheese
#6. Maple Dale
#7. Black River

Mild Cheddar – aged 2-4 months
#3. Maple Dale
#4. Black River
#5. Empire Cheese

Extra Mild Cheddar – aged 1-2 months
#2. Maple Dale
#4. Black River
#5. Empire Cheese

Marble Cheddar – any age
#1. Empire Cheese
#4. Black River
#5. Maple Dale
#6. Empire

Stilton Shaped Cheddar
#1. Maple Dale

Variety Cheese Competition

Firm Cheeses
#3. Black River – Edwardsburg (a washed cheese)

Flavored Cheese
#17. Black River garlic and pepper cheddar