Farm Rich Cheddar Cheese Curds hit grocery stores this fall.
Product Gains ‘Wisconsin Cheese’ Seal of Approval
October 11, 2016
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (Oct. 11, 2016) – Just in time for National Cheese Curds Day on Oct. 15, Farm Rich, one of the nation’s best-selling snacks and appetizer brands, has added a popular new snack to its lineup: Breaded Cheddar Cheese Curds, available starting in Midwest grocery stores this fall.
The new Cheddar Cheese Curds are made with 100 percent, authentic Wisconsin Cheese Curds sourced from the award-winning LaGrander’s Hillside Dairy of Wisconsin. Breaded to a light, crispy golden perfection, the product is literally bursting with the mild, salty, fresh goodness of real Wisconsin Cheese Curds. This latest cheese snack from Farm Rich has the official “Wisconsin Cheese” seal of approval by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.
The Cheddar “gold” for the Cheese Curds comes from LaGrander’s Cheese, made on the family owned and operated dairy located in the rolling farm lands of west-central Wisconsin, near Stanley. Hillside Dairy began as a small farmer’s co-op in the early 1900s. Under the guidance of Master Cheesemaker Randy LaGrander, Hillside Dairy produces some of the finest cheese in the country, including award-winning Colby, Colby-Jack, Pepper Jack, Monterey-Jack and Cheddar cheese, and its exceptional fresh cheese curds. Learn more at LagrandersCheese.com.
Farm Rich Cheddar Cheese Curds are available in supermarkets primarily in the Midwest, with plans for nationwide expansion later this fall and next year. Priced between $4.99-6.99 for a 16-oz. carton (prices vary by store), the Curds can be found in the freezer section of grocery stores and prepared at home in a conventional oven, toaster oven or deep fryer in less than 10 minutes. For product and more information, visit FarmRich.com.
“Wisconsin Cheese Curds have had a following of passionate fans for generations, and the love for cheese curds has been spreading far beyond America’s Dairyland,” said Shannon Gilreath, Farm Rich Director of Marketing. “We’ve seen rapid growth in the number of restaurants adding cheese curds to their menus. Since Farm Rich is widely known for our restaurant quality appetizers, we wanted to capitalize on the Cheese Curds popularity by introducing them at retail and giving consumers the best-tasting, best-quality authentic Cheese Curd experience available in grocery.”
‘Golden’ Facts about Cheese Curds
- America’s Dairyland wins more awards for its famous Wisconsin Cheese Curds than any other state.*
- Cheese curds are an essential product of the cheesemaking process. Before cheeses like cheddar are formed into blocks or wheels and aged, they start out as curds.
- Fresh cheese curds have a mild, salty flavor and squeak when eaten – the ultimate sign of freshness!
- National Cheese Curd Day is celebrated annually on October 15.
*2016 Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board