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Town Hall: Gruyere AOP

Gruyere AOP can be found at big box retailers, the greatest cheese shops in the country, and the corner bodega.

Not to mention non-AOP 'gruyere,' which is more abundant now than ever.  

170 dairies make Gruyere AOP. Plus 53 dairies for Gruyere d'Alpage. And just 8 affineurs.

For mongers, this is a lot to consider.

Join us at the Barnyard as we discuss these issues with special guest Guy Arpin, from Fromage Gruyere S.A., smallest of the eight Gruyere AOP affineurs, & former Vacherin Fribourgeois Crepi cheesemaker at Fromagerie Marsens-Vuippens. 

As one of the younger individuals working on this side of the Gruyere industry, Guy Arpin is both opinionated and wise beyond his years. We expect a smart and impassioned conversation.

Town hall format with moderator. Audience participation is highly encouraged. We'll have beer & Gruyere. Obviously.


Earlier Event: September 12
Sensory Evaluation Workshop
Later Event: October 3
Town Hall: Preserves