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Cheese

Cheese

Produce Express offers an extensive variety of award-winning cheeses, many of which are hand-crafted in the Northern California area. Varieties range from cheddar and jack to artisan cheeses from some of the finest producers and farmsteads. We are committed to sourcing the finest locally produced cheeses, and offering these cheeses at competitive prices, in convenient pack sizes, and with ease of delivery. We are proud to offer a wonderful array of cheeses from the following local farmsteads and producers:

  • Cowgirl Creamery
  • Cypress Grove
  • Di Stefano
  • Fiscalini Farmstead
  • Laura Chenel
  • Marin French Cheese
  • Nicolau Artisan Cheese
  • Orland Farmstead Creamery
  • Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese
  • Queso Salazar
  • Redwood Hill Creamery
  • Sierra Nevada Cheese Co.
  • Valley Ford Cheese Co.
  • Vella Cheese Company

At Produce Express, we categorize our cheeses according to their firmness: soft, semi-soft, semi-hard, and hard. There is a no exact science to these categories and the line between any two can be very thin as some cheeses are made in softer or firmer versions. The main determinant is the moisture content, which is affected by the pressure on the curds as they're packed into blocks or wheels, and by the length of time a cheese is aged. Since age affects a cheese's flavor, it could be said that there is an indirect correlation between texture and flavor. Browse the categories below for a more detailed description of each class, and of individual cheeses.