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Aged Mahòn Cheese

April 08, 2015 in What's New

Menorca is a Mediterranean island situated between Spain and Sardinia. With more than 600 farms related to the dairy industry, Menorca is a prolific cheese producer. All of the cow’s milk cheese made on the island is called Mahón (Mah-HONE), named after the capital city and main port. We think our Trader Joe’s Aged Mahón Cheese is one of the most flavorful Mahóns available—and it’s our April Spotlight Cheese.Trader Joe’s Mahón has been...

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Isle of Man Cheddar with Scallions & Roasted Onions

March 06, 2015 in What's New

Dairy has been produced on the tiny Isle of Man since Viking times, but it wasn’t until after World War I that a dairy-farmer co-op was formed around the economic challenges posed by post-war politics. This co-op of over forty family-owned dairy farms still exists today as the “Isle of Man Creamery.” Our new Isle of Man Vintage Cheddar with Scallions and Roasted Onions also exists today because of...

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6 Year Aged Cheddar Cheese

December 12, 2014 in What's New

Last year, we partnered with a renowned Vermont cheese cooperative to present a Cheddar that had been aged for five years. It was a revelation. Mature in all the best possible ways, we knew this cheese could improve even more if aged under the right conditions. When we went back to the cheesemaker with our thoughts, we discovered that they’d already had the same thought, and had set aside considerable quantities for more extensive aging. Luckily for us, we got first crack at it, and luckily for you...

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