Congratulations to each and every one of our winners in the 2016 NZ Champions of Cheese Awards! Click here for the full results. If you're a medal winner looking for Award labels, click here to order.
The event all cheese lovers salivate over was a 'grate' success! If you missed out (or just want to relive the magic of a room packed full of cheese) check out the Countdown Cheesefest 2016 Facebook album here!
Why does the colour of cheese vary? Is cheese safe to eat during pregnancy? Expand your knowledge of all things cheese right here.
In this month's Cheese Matters, we celebrate the very best of New Zealand made cheese and showcase winners of the 2016 NZ Champions of Cheese Awards. Plus, see some great pics from our favourite event of the year, Countdown Cheesefest!
The NZ Cheesemakers Association invites you to celebrate the excellence of local cheesemaking. Click below to find out more:
If you're exporting, please take time to read through this MPI guide explaining the transition of export certification of dairy product and material from MP E-cert to AP E-cert.
Hat's off to Christchurch who are ditching the popcorn for cheese at a new boutique cinema opening next week! Cheese & a chick flick anyone?!
If you're in or around Paeroa this weekend, make sure you visit the new Mercer Cheese shop at 124 Normanby Road - and create the BEST long weekend cheeseboard!
Cheese Lovers NZ shared INSIDER's video.
If you're peckish turn away immediately. This right here has to be THE ultimate way to devour melted cheese...has anyone enjoyed raclette? If so, do share your experience!
When you you take your love of cheese a little too far...
We assume you've been celebrating all day, but if you didn't know...it's International Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day! So if you're looking for a mid-arvo snack, here's some delicious inspiration for you... #hungrynow
Fun fact from MiNDFOOD: Fresh goat's cheese has about 60 per cent of the fat, cholesterol and calories of cow's milk cheddar. And while we're celebrating facts about goats, how cute are the baby kids from Aroha Organic Goat Cheese. Aww!
How delicious does Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Sauce sound?! Jan Bilton has been busy creating some drool-worthy recipes in celebration of our #nzcheesechampions! Get in the kitchen and give it a try this weekend - you won't disappoint! http://www.janbilton.co.nz/columns/weekly-update
Today is a great day to put together a cheeseboard and enjoy with a glass of wine. Check out Sarah Aspinwall's tips from Canterbury Cheesemongers on how to create the ultimate cheeseboard! #nzcheesechampions
What happens when award-winning pies, meet champion cheeses? Luscious, hot, melted cheese & beef goodness is what! Our buddies at Lake Farm Beef Pies have launched its 'NZ Champions of Cheese Collection' made with steak or mince and your choice of award winning New Zealand cheese from Puhoi Valley, Meyer Cheese & Barrys Bay Cheese...so get into Friday, Pie-day - it's totally a thing! #nzcheesechampions