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Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers

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Passion and Pride

The Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers® Program is the most ambitious and rigorous advanced training program in the country and the only master program outside of Europe. All of Agropur’s cheesemaking and curing takes place under the supervision of our experts. Their pride in the art of cheesemaking along with our dedicated, hardworking cheesemaking teams has led to exceptional and repeated contest success.

Agropur is honored to have five individuals certified by the Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers Program who have put their passion into cheesemaking for many years. Our extraordinary success is proof of our commitment to producing consistent quality cheeses for the world to enjoy.

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Dan Stearns

Dan Stearns

Over 43 years of cheesemaking experience –

1st generation cheesemaker

Certified in cheddar

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Roger Krohn

Roger Krohn

Over 45 years of cheesemaking experience –

3rd generation cheesemaker

Certified in mozzarella and provolone

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Pat Doell

Pat Doell

Over 20 years of cheesemaking experience –

4th generation cheesemaker

Certified in mozzarella and provolone

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Tom Blauert

Tom Blauert

Over 39 years of cheesemaking experience –

1st generation cheesemaker

Certified in mozzarella and low fat mozzarella

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