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Have a Greener St. Patrick’s Day with Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese
Have a Greener St. Patrick’s Day With Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese
Waterloo, WI, February 21, 2020—This year, you can simultaneously embrace green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese. Every pound of Crave Brothers Cheese is produced with renewable energy, on a family-owned farm and farmstead cheese-making facility that uses 100 percent green power and practices recycling. The Crave Brothers’ carbon negative businesses not only use sustainable practices, they also produce award-winning artisan cheeses. Here are some of the ways that Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese makes your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations greener.
- Crave Brothers Chocolate Mascarpone is the latest specialty from Crave Brothers. This rich cheese is made by combining fresh sweet cream from the Crave Brothers own dairy herd with chocolate Irish crème. The alcohol-free flavor of classic Irish cream liqueur makes Chocolate Mascarpone an ideal dessert ingredient for guests of all ages. With its velvety texture and chocolaty flavor, you can simply add it to dessert cheese boards with berries and cookies, or create specialty desserts like Chocolate Mascarpone Pie. Crave Brothers new Chocolate Mascarpone has already received a First Place Award at the 2019 American Cheese Society Competition, and was named one of the Top 20 cheeses at the event.
- Irish beer and the authentic Wisconsin flavor of Crave Brothers Cheddar Cheese Curds were made for each other. With a mild salty flavor and springy firm texture, Crave Brothers Cheese Curds are a significant party food that’s packed with protein. When you pair your favorite beer with Crave Brothers White Cheddar Cheese Curds, you’ll discover why this versatile snack earned First Place honors at the 2019 American Cheese Society competition. In addition to White Cheddar Cheese Curds, Crave Brothers offers Yellow Cheddar and Jalapeño Cheddar Cheese Curds to complement a variety of party menus.
- Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella complements your Irish-inspired party fare—everything from warm Irish soda bread to smoked salmon appetizers to hearty stew. Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella comes in a variety of shapes, from 8-ounce and 1-pound balls to 1-pound logs and containers of small mozzarella balls in four sizes—pearl, cherry, golf ball and egg sizes. All told, Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella has received nearly 50 prestigious honors, including two First Place Awards at the 2019 U.S. Cheese Championship contest.
For product details, party recipes and videos highlighting the Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese commitment to sustainability, visit www.cravecheese.com.
The Crave family farms 2,500 acres of productive land in south-central Wisconsin, growing soybeans, corn and alfalfa to use as nutritious feed for their Holstein cows. From the biodigester to water recovery and recycling, sustainability is top-of-mind on the farm. The Crave Brothers Farm LLC and Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese LLC use 100% green power and are carbon-negative businesses. Their anaerobic biodigester produces more electricity than they need, enough to power the dairy farm, the farmstead cheese-making plant, and over 300 homes in their community.