Village cheese dairies for generations

Taste lovingly produced by hand

«Making cheese for Emmentaler AOP means embracing traditional craftsmanship with passion.»

Emmentaler AOP is still made by hand in over 100 village and Alpine cheese dairies in Switzerland, as it was way back when. Our cheese makers produce a quality product that only gets the original Emmentaler AOP seal thanks to their extensive expertise and loving commitment, and a great deal of time.

What goes into Emmentaler AOP:

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maturation days
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loving commitment

Delicious insights

A day in the life of a cheese dairy

Exclusively in the original language

«Every piece of cheese reveals its place of origin – thanks to its unique cheese dairy number.»

Who made your cheese?

Find out who made your piece of Emmentaler AOP: enter the cheese dairy number now.

Unfortunately, we have not found a cheese dairy for this cheese number.

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So finden Sie die Käsereinummer

Die Käsereinummer steht auf der Laibetikette auf der Rinde Ihres Emmentaler AOP Käsestücks. Bei der Sorte Emmentaler AOP Mild/Classic ist sie besonders gut lesbar. Bei länger gereiften Sorten kann sie durch die dunkle Rinde leicht unleserlich oder sogar abgeschabt sein.

Haben Sie die individuelle Käsereinummer gefunden, können Sie mit ihr herausfinden, welche Käserei in der Schweiz Ihr Käsestück  gemacht hat. Geben Sie jetzt die Nummer im Suchfeld ein und erfahren Sie den Ursprungsort Ihres handgemachten Emmentaler AOP.

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How to find the cheese dairy number

The cheese dairy number can be found on the wheel label on the rind of your piece of Emmentaler AOP cheese. It is clearly legible on Emmentaler AOP Mild/Classic. On more mature varieties, it may be illegible through the dark rind or may have even rubbed off. Once you’ve located the individual cheese dairy number, you can use it to find out which Swiss cheese dairy made your piece of cheese. Now enter the number in the search box and discover the place of origin of your hand-made Emmentaler AOP.