Widmer's Cheese takes pride in promoting Wisconsin cheese, and we're happy to do that every chance we can. Below are a few articles that we've had the pleasure to be part of. Joe Widmer is proud to be a 3rd generation cheesemaker from the quaint town of Theresa, Wisconsin. As you'll see in the pieces he has good reason to be. Enjoy!
Joe Widmer, a third-generation Master Cheesmaker, uses the same bricks his grandfather used to press the whey from the cheese. His cheese plant in Theresa, Wisconsin is a textbook example of a successful family business that has grown with each generation in terms of sales volume and technology, while staying true to their traditional values. Read Story >
Entering Widmer's Cheese Cellars in the tiny town of Theresa, Wis., is like stepping back in time. Adorned with the flags of Swiss cantons on the outside, the plant inside affords visitors a close-up look at the making of some of the Dairy State's best, most classic cheese varieties. Read Story >
Let's take Joe Widmer. Joe is a third generation Master Cheesemaker who consistently crafts award-winning, small-batch specialty cheeses at his historic Widmer's Cheese Cellars in Theresa, Wis. Joe is probably best known for mild, flavored and aged brick cheeses - he still uses the original bricks his grandfather used before him to press the curd. Read Story >
Cheese is a nutritious milk product that has been one of man's most important foods for thousands of years. The United States and France rank as the leading cheese-producing countries. Wisconsin is the leading cheese making state. Wisconsin Cheese comes in about 350 varieties and in many different sizes and shapes. There are literally several thousands of varieties world wide.
History of Cheese Making
Widmer's Wisconsin Cheese Legacy...
In Wisconsin, the cheese making
legacy runs deep and examples of
third-and fourth generation
Wisconsin cheese makers carrying
on the family tradition are common.
Joe Widmer, is one such third-generation example. Widmer's Cheese Legacy
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