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BelGioioso

Belgioioso 4200 Main St
Green Bay, WI 54311
+1 (920) 863 2123
www.belgioioso.com

Contact: Francisco "Frank" Alfaro
francisco.alfaro@belgioioso.com


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BelGioioso Cheese is as rich in history as its cheeses are in flavor and quality. In 1979 they introduced cheeses that were known to the American consumer like Provolone, Parmesan, and Romano. They made them so well that people wanted more. So, over the years, their Master Cheesemakers introduced 28 different types of specialty Italian cheeses. BelGioioso still maintains an artisan touch because every cheese is treated individually, according to its own personality, and a section of each plant is specifically designed and dedicated to each variety. They use only the freshest Rbst-free milk from Wisconsin, "America's Dairyland." Through the years, their cheeses have won many awards and have set a standard for excellence in the industry.

Meet the Cheesemakers

cheesemakersCarrying on the same family traditions and methods that have been used for decades, BelGioioso's Master Cheesemakers are true artisans, handcrafting the highest-quality Italian specialty cheeses. Milk comes in fresh daily from local Wisconsin farmers who produce the highest-quality milk needed to make BelGioioso's premium cheeses. The Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program was created as an advanced education program for experienced cheesemakers through the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research and the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. This prestigious program is the only one of its kind in the United States.

Discover BelGioioso's Specialty Cheeses

Fresh Mozzarella

Fresh MozzarellaMade from fresh, local milk gathered only a few hours after milking, BelGioioso Fresh Mozzarella begins with quality ingredients and care. The result is a delicate, clean-flavored Fresh Mozzarella with a soft, porcelain white appearance - the finest available on the market today. The thermoform package of balls or logs is specially formulated to be stored without water. This package provides a shelf life of 60 days and is easier to handle. Available sizes are pearls, ciliegine, 1-pound log (0.45kg), 2-pound log (0.9kg), 8-ounce ball (227g), pre-sliced, and marinated varieties.

Shelf Life: 60 days

Raw Milk Cheese: No Cut: Vacuum-packed retail; exact weight

award

  • 2017 - Second, U.S. Championship Cheese Contest
  • 2017 - Fourth, U.S. Championship Cheese Contest
  • 2011 - Second, U.S. Championship Cheese Contest

Mascarpone

MascarponeBelGioioso's classic version of Mascarpone is a naturally sweet, yet surprisingly light cheese produced from the freshest cream each day. In 1990, BelGioioso became the first American company to produce this fresh Italian specialty cheese in the United States. They are now the largest U.S. producer of authentic Italian Mascarpone, covering 70% of the market and offering three types of Mascarpone for various applications. Available in 8-ounce (227g), 1-pound (0.45kg) and 5-pound (2.27kg) tubs.

Shelf Life: 150 days

Raw Milk Cheese: No Cut: Vacuum-packed retail; exact weight

award

  • 2016 - Third, American Cheese Society

American Grana

American GranaHuge wheels are created by Master Cheesemakers using fresh milk gathered daily from local farmers. This premium Parmesan cheese is allowed to mature a minimum of 18 months on wooden shelves in BelGioioso's special caves. During this process, each wheel is hand-turned to ensure proper aging and develop its deep, nutty flavor and granular texture. This specialty cheese is made exclusively by BelGioioso.

Shelf Life: 365 days

Raw Milk Cheese: Yes Cut: Vacuum-packed retail; random or exact weight

award

  • 2017 - Second, U.S. Championship Cheese Contest
  • 2016 - Second, World Championship Cheese Contest

Provolone

ProvoloneCreated from a recipe rich in tradition, BelGioioso Provolone carries on a legacy of good taste. Never smoked or bleached, this cheese is crafted from fresh local milk, brined, roped, and hung to age in special curing rooms to develop its signature flavor and tantalizing aroma. BelGioioso offers four varieties of Provolone whose flavors range from mild and buttery to pleasantly aromatic and robust. Each flavor is available in a variety of specialty shapes and sizes.

Shelf Life: 365 days

Raw Milk Cheese: Yes Cut: Vacuum-packed retail; random or exact weight

award

  • 2015 - First, American Cheese Society

Asiago

AsiagoAsiago begins with fresh milk gathered daily from our local farmers. Each wheel is handcrafted and aged over 5 months, producing a sweet, nutty flavor with a hint of sharpness that satisfies but never overpowers. Asiago has a wonderfully pronounced flavor that makes it incredibly appealing to many people. BelGioioso hand-crafts three distinct Asiago cheese. Five-month original Asiago has a pronounced flavor makes it appealing to many people. Asiago Fresco is aged 60 days, creating a mild flavor with a soft and creamy texture. Their 12-month aged Asiago has a full, sharp flavor.

Shelf Life: 365 days

Raw Milk Cheese: Yes Cut: Vacuum-packed retail; random or exact weight

award

  • 2017 - Second, U.S. Championship Cheese Contest
  • 2016 - Second, World Championship Cheese Contest

Gorgonzola

GorgonzolaBelGioioso Gorgonzola is handcrafted with the freshest milk gathered daily from local farms and aged 90 days in special caves. During this time, each wheel is pierced with small holes, allowing air to penetrate and facilitating the growth of beneficial mold. This complex aging process gives Gorgonzola its full earthy flavor, deep aroma and crumbly texture. Available in both crumbly and creamy formats.

Shelf Life: 120 days

Raw Milk Cheese: Yes Cut: Vacuum-packed retail; random or exact weight

award

  • 2017 - Second, World Championship Cheese Contest
  • 2015 - Third, U.S. Championship Cheese Contest