The Center’s Cheese Group works to build a sustainable competitive advantage for the domestic cheese industry through leadership in innovative strategic research, technology, product development, outreach, and continuing education.

From Cheddar to Sweet Swiss, Queso Fresco to Juustoleipa, bloomy to surface ripened cheeses, CDR’s licensed cheesemakers and dairy researchers are here to serve as a technical resource in the development, troubleshooting, and utilization of cheese products.

The Cheese Industry and Applications Program works to build a sustainable competitive advantage for the domestic cheese industry through leadership in innovative strategic research, technology, product development, outreach and continuing education. From Cheddar to Sweet Swiss, Queso Fresco to Juustolepia, bloomy to surface ripened CDR’s licensed cheesemakers and dairy researchers are here to serve as a technical resource in the development, troubleshooting and utilization of cheese products. To learn more about these services and how the CDR Cheese Industry and Applications Program can help your company to grow please view the following video.
For more information please contact Gina Mode | Phone: 608-262-2253 | email gmode@cdr.wisc.edu








To learn more about the CDR Cheese Group's services, please click on one of the circles. Note: All cheese resources have now been moved to the Insider section of the CDR site. To access this information you must be a full CIT member or a WI manufacturer. To request a password visit: Insider Access. If you are not eligible to receive a password, please contact gmode@cdr.wisc.edu or communications@cdr.wisc.edu for more information.