NBC Boston: New Online Trail From Famous Vt. Cheesemaker Connects Consumers to Farms

NBC Boston: New Online Trail From Famous Vt. Cheesemaker Connects Consumers to Farms. “One of the best-known brands in grocery stores across New England and beyond has a new tool that aims to drive business to dairy farms that welcome visits. The Vermont-based Cabot Cooperative Creamery, which makes the famous Cabot Cheddar Cheese and other dairy products, is pointing consumers to where they can visit member farms — the ones that are set up for public visits.”

Reuters: France’s lockdown vice? Cheese

Reuters: France’s lockdown vice? Cheese. “The amount of cheese purchased by French shoppers for at-home consumption increased by more than 8% in 2020, compared with just 2% the previous year, according to figures from farming agency FranceAgriMer and market data firm Kantar. That was part of a shift in food consumption in many countries last year as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, with households initially bulk buying staples like pasta and flour, and later settling into home-eating habits with extra purchases of products like butter.”

Database of Over 1000 Vegan Cheeses

Discovered via Reddit: Vegan and Plant Based Cheese Resource. From the front page: “Welcome to vegancheese.co, a resource for vegan and plant based cheeses, whether you’re taking the first step in to the world of vegan and plant-based cheeses or you’re looking for a new favorite, we’re sure our discovery tool, guide, directory and news articles can help you in the right direction to vegan cheese heaven.” The site’s vegan cheese guide contains information on over one thousand cheeses. Did you know if you type the word “cheese” often enough it starts to look really weird? Cheese cheese cheese. Hmm.

Refinery29: Cheese Board Influencer Is A Real Job Thanks To A Growing Instagram Trend

Refinery29: Cheese Board Influencer Is A Real Job Thanks To A Growing Instagram Trend. “The Instagram trend may be recent, but cheeseboards have been trending on and off since the early 1900s. As prohibition came to an end in the United States, the popularity of cocktail hours at hotels and other social gathering sites soared and so too did the popularity of snack trays, which often included cheese.”