Wisconsin Cheeses have an illustrious heritage of more than 175 years of quality and craftsmanship. During this long and rich history, the art and science of cheese making have been captured in time-honored traditions that produce cheese varieties of unsurpassed excellence. See how Wisconsin cheese started below.
1830S – Pioneering Wisconsin farm wives begin making “kitchen” cheese from milk produced by their herds.
1839 – Just before large waves of Northeastern United States immigrants arrive