Adopt-an-Alp at NoMad and Eataly

After having shown the program with a slide show at the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco Caroline went to Los Angeles to further promote Adopt-an-Alp. We are excited that such a prestigeous customer as Eataly has become part of Adopt-an-Alp. Just right after the opening of their fifth location (besides New York 2, Boston, and Chicago) Caroline got the opportunity thanks to national buyer Greg Blais to introduce Adopt-an-Alp…

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Jänzimatt – Bestseller at Plum Plums Cheese

It’s amazing how many efforts stores take to promote “their” alp in the Adopt-an-Alp program. It will be hard for the judges to find the winners of the AaA-contest. We just got word from Plum Plums Cheese in Pound Ridge/NY who adopted Alp Jänzimatt that they featured the Alpkäse in their popular “Grilled Cheese of the Month” program – and it became the top seller of the year! PlumPlums Gayle…

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Adopt-an-Alp at OLMA

OLMA is by far the largest exhibition of agriculture and nutrition in Switzerland. Traditionally held in the city of St. Gall in October this year’s exhibition from the 12. to the 22. attracted over 365,000 visitors. And just for the 75th anniversary Adopt-an-Alp was part of the program. Also on the schedule that day: Announcement of the winners in the OLMA Alpkäse (alp cheese) contest. On Friday, Oct. 13, Caroline…

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Astoria Bier & Cheese visits Alp Trosen

Rick White, managing partner at Astoria Bier and Cheese in Ditmars and Milk and Hops in Chelsea, was one of the Adopt-an-Alp parents in 2017. He chose Alp Trosen in the Toggenburg, and to make sure he  knew what he will be selling at his stores he visited Alp Trosen and the Knaus family late in the summer. He made a video of the visit which he allows us to…

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Cook like they do on the Alps

Did you know that even in a wealthy and modern country like Switzerland the healhiest people live in the Alps? That’s right, they have a higher life expectancy than the rest of the population. They are also clearly below the average when it comes to heart diseases. The reason? The diet, of course, and fresh air. So you might want to cook the way they do, just get the right…

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