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Relaxed cows…the key to great cheddar

Tucked away in the hills of northeast Tasmania is a little village called Pyengana, population 123. And quietly making its mark on the Australian dairy industry is the Pyengana Dairy Company. They produce traditional, cloth-bound cheddar – and have done so the exact same way for over a hundred years.

“We haven’t changed any style or methods of cheesemaking since the early 1900s”, said Greg Gibson, the general manager of the company. “This is a hands-on, human controlled, artisan process. It requires talent, patience and perseverance to learn the art and to perfect it”.

Relaxed cows…the key to great cheddar

Written by Lilani Goonesena. Tucked away in the hills of northeast Tasmania is a little village called Pyengana, population 123. And quietly making its mark on the Australian dairy industry is the Pyengana Dairy Company. They produce traditional, cloth-bound cheddar – and have done so the exact same way for over a hundred years. “We […]

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