The USA Cheese Guild is delighted to feature ten domestic award-winning cheese producers at the upcoming Food&Hotel Asia (FHA) – Food & Beverage in Singapore from April 25 to 28, 2023. The Guild seeks to build bridges and change perceptions in Southeast Asia by delivering high-quality, innovative U.S. cheese varieties.
Visitors can taste a range of USA Cheeses, from outstanding handmade artisan to renowned varieties. Chef Imran, the USA Cheese Guild Cheese Specialist Certification Program instructor and chef consultant, will also perform culinary demonstrations. These tastings will be held daily, at 11 am and 2 pm, at the USA Cheese Guild pavilion in Hall 3, Stand #3L2-01.
To increase exports to Southeast Asia, the USA Cheese Guild presents ten cheesemakers who offer a wide range of export-ready cheese varieties. For hundreds of years, U.S. cheesemakers have been quietly building a heritage of excellence from farm to plate, drawing on a melting pot of cultures to deliver craftsmanship, innovation, variety, and versatility that can complement any global cuisine. With continued award recognition and increased distribution, markets around the globe are discovering the quality and exceptional taste of USA Cheeses.
As the world’s largest cheese producer and exporter, the United States has a proud tradition of artisanal cheesemaking that draws from diverse cultural influences. U.S. cheesemakers have mastered over 1,000 unique cheese varieties, ranging from soft, semi-soft, and fresh options to hard and aged varieties.
USA Cheese is renowned for its value and versatility, with a wide range of flavour profiles and culinary applications. U.S. cheese varieties can satisfy even the most adventurous palates that require the highest quality, flavour, and authenticity, whether enjoyed alone or as a key ingredient in innovative cuisines.
The USA Cheese Guild continues to work with U.S. cheesemakers to bring a range of USA Cheeses to Southeast Asia and aims to enhance awareness, inspire new culinary creations, and promote cross-cultural exchange by showcasing the craftsmanship, innovation, variety, and versatility of USA Cheeses to the region.
Don’t Miss These Award-Winning Cheese Producers
Founded in 1938, Agropur is a top 20 global dairy producer. With sales of $8.4 billion CAD in 2022, it processes more than 14 billion pounds of milk annually at its 31 plants across North America. Agropur is a major supplier of products to the retail, food service, and industrial sectors that offer an impressive roster of brands to consumers. The producer will showcase its high-quality, award-winning Mozzarella cheese, produced using the pasta filata process, giving the mozzarella its optimal stretch and delicate creamy flavour profile.
Associated Milk Producers Inc (AMPI) is headquartered in New Ulm, Minnesota, and is owned by 1,400 dairy farm families from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota. The cooperative’s award-winning cheese, butter, and powdered dairy products are marketed to foodservice, retail and food ingredient customers. The producer will showcase American Swiss, Pepper Jack, Cheddar, Colby Jack, Monterey Jack, and Mozzarella cheeses.
Dairy Farmers of America is a milk marketing cooperative and dairy foods processor owned by more than 11,500 diverse family domestic farmers across America. The producer will showcase cheese from some of its 36 cheese farmers, with the complete list here.
Wisconsin is The State of Cheese and one of those places that do one thing better than anyone anywhere; for nearly 200 years, Wisconsin cheesemakers have been crafting cheese. Rooted in European cheese-making traditions and dedicated to innovation, Wisconsin offers over 600 varieties, types, and styles and is the most awarded cheese in the world. The producer will showcase its specialty cheese, including Ricotta, Swiss cheese, and Cheddar varieties.
International Market Brands (IMB) has been exporting high-quality food products catering to retail, foodservice, and food manufacturing industries for over 30 years. IMB partners with the leading manufacturers in the US and around the world. Its main office is based in Washington, and its Asian Sales office is in Manila, Philippines.
Land O’ Lakes makes innovative, dairy-based ingredients for the Global Food Industry, including cheese powders, dry blended seasonings, dairy powder, and natural and processed cheese. The producer will showcase its specialty powders and dairy ingredients.
MCT Dairies is a leading global dairy partner offering innovative solutions that allow you to excel in your market. MCT Dairies’ success is derived from a desire to bring its dairy and cheese industry knowledge and innovations to a broader market. Benefit from their unparalleled expertise as they provide innovative solutions, customised products, worldwide logistics, and a constant supply source.
Renard’s Artisan Cheese makes artisan American-style cheeses, not European copycats. Their Master Cheese Maker, Chris Renard, creates high-quality and delicious cheeses such as Cheddars, Monterey Jacks, Brick and Farmers. From there, they craft unique blends by combining their cheese with natural fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices and by blending cheese cultures to create entirely new cheeses, such as combinations of Cheddar and Gouda. Their cheese is high quality, creamy and delicious while still being affordable.
Schreiber Foods provides food favourites to people around the globe. They specialise in dairy items – including natural cheese, processed cheese, cream cheese and yoghurt – that meet their customers’ needs and satisfy consumer tastes worldwide. The producer will showcase selections of its natural cheese, processed cheese, cream cheese, yoghurt, and beverages. The American Cheese Company was founded in 2015 by chef and cheese specialist Jason Donnelly. They work with small family farms that focus on quality over quantity. This curated artisan range showcases the spirit of the cheese movement in the USA, where creations crafted by world-class cheesemakers are being enthusiastically celebrated globally. The producer will showcase American artisanal cheeses from Face Rock Creamery (Oregon), Rumiano Cheese (California), Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese (California), Beehive Cheese (Utah), Rogue Creamery (Oregon), Uplands Cheese (Wisconsin), Jasper Hill Farm (Vermont), and Sweet Grass Dairy (Georgia).