WELCOME CHEESE LOVERS

This is the official website of the NZ Specialist Cheesemakers Association.
It's a place for cheese companies and cheese lovers alike. Explore the pages and improve
your knowledge of NZ cheese and NZ Cheesemakers.

2016 NZ Champions of Cheese Awards - BUY GALA DINNER TICKETS NOW

The 2016 NZ Champions of Cheese Awards will be held on March 1st at The Langham, Auckland. If you want to be part of this glittering occasion CLICK HERE to reserve your spot!

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Countdown CheeseFest - BUY TICKETS NOW

Tickets are on sale now for the event all cheese lovers salivate over. Come join us at Countdown CheeseFest on March 2nd at The Langham, Auckland. Click here to learn more about Countdown CheeseFest.

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Cheese FAQs

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Why does the colour of cheese vary? Is cheese safe to eat during pregnancy? Expand your knowledge of all things cheese right here.

 

Cheese Matters Newsletter - February 2016

With weeks left till the NZ Champions of Cheese Awards we run through a last minute checklist for cheese companies & place a spotlight on Whangaripo Buffalo Cheese Company & Mt Eliza Cheese as part of our regular company features. Click below to read more.

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NZ Cheese Trail Map

The NZ Cheesemakers Association invites you to celebrate the excellence of local cheesemaking. Click below to find out more:

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Important note for Cheesemakers

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.  

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Facebook IconFebruary 10, 2016 at 6:45 am

Ever wondered where the saying 'Say Cheese' comes from? The earliest printed records of the expression are from the 1940s. They don't know who came up with it, but 'Cheese' was most likely chosen because both the 'ch' and 'ee' sounds require a baring of the teeth!

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Have your got your tickets?! Countdown Cheesefest is in less that a month! Cheeselovers rejoice!

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Buy tickets for Countdown CheeseFest - Countdown CheeseFest, Love Cheese? Don't miss the 9th annual CheeseFest. It's the ultimate New Zealand ..., Langham Hotel, Auckland, Auckland, 2 March 2016

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Tonight feels like the perfect evening for a homemade pizza and a glass of pinot! What is your fave New Zealand cheese to pop on a pizza?

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Facebook IconJanuary 20, 2016 at 12:54 am

Love cheese? Buy tickets to the ultimate cheese experience - Countdown CheeseFest! Come along and sample award-winning cheeses, mingle with expert cheesemakers & purchase the country's best cheese at great prices.

Details: Wednesday 2nd March, 5pm - 8.30pm at The Langham Hotel, Auckland.

Tickets: $30, available now at Eventfinda http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2016/countdown-cheesefest/auckland

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