Village cheese dairies for generations

Taste lovingly produced by hand

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

Verlauf Kaeserei

Emmentaler AOP is still made by hand in almost 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:
of fresh raw milk
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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
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«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, name of the cheese maker or name of the cheese dairy.

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

All village cheese dairies

At a glance
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Markus Hengartner

Cheese dairy Rohrenmoos

CH 3452
Cheese dairy number
Adrian Schütz

Cheese dairy Utzenstorf

CH 3139
Cheese dairy number
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Markus Leuenberger und Theres Aeschbacher

Cheese dairy Arni

Arni BE
CH 3143
Cheese dairy number
Cheese stories

Interesting facts and news

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Discover the home of Emmentaler AOP

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Emmentaler AOP

What does AOP mean?

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.

Käse Stück mit Einzeichnung, wo die Käsereinummer zu finden ist.


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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.