The Beemster Story

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After generations of making cheese, it is a pleasure to share with you and your family the traditions of Holland’s most delicious and versatile cheese: Beemster. As Holland’s most renowned cheesemaker, Beemster is now a supplier to the Royal Court of the Netherlands, the highest honor to be bestowed upon a cheese company in Holland.


 

From 20 feet below sea level From 20 feet below sea level
Seventeenth century engineers used dykes and 55 windmills to reclaim the Beemster polder from the sea. Since then, cows graze freely 20 feet below sea level on pesticide free grasses. Read more...

 

Artisanal Cheese making Artisanal Cheese making
Artisinal cheese making The farmers of the Beemster co-op take their trade seriously. They ensure that Beemster is still crafted by Master Cheesemakers using century old artisan techniques… Read more...

 

Caring Dairy, our sustainability program Caring Dairy, our sustainability program
Beemster feels responsible for its farmers, its cows and the environment. Caring Dairy helps the Beemster dairy farmers with guidelines and advice by making their farms and the dairy more sustainable. Read more...