Award-Winning Cheesemakers Introduce a Trio of DIY Goat Cheese Kits

Top Quote Belle Chevre, the country's premium goat cheesemaker, introduces DIY cheesemaking kits. They are shelf-stable creameries-in-a-box, the perfect holiday gift for any foodie. They include everything you need to make cheese at home, except the milk. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 07, 2012 - From one of the country's most awarded and applauded goat cheese creameries comes a trio of exciting new do-it-yourself cheesemaking kits. Belle Chevre is on a mission to demystify the science and art behind cheesemaking and wants to share the fun with home cooks. Belle Chevre is uniquely positioned as an authority in the market to teach everyone the easy and fun skill of crafting homemade, artisan goat cheese. This simple and affordable box is a one-stop guide to making cheese at home, over and over again.

    The kits include a "classic" Make Your Own Goat Cheese Box, The Honey Box, and The Kid Box. All the kits contain a cheese towel, citric acid, a foodsafe pocket thermometer, cheese salt, and a complete set of instructions and recipes, all packed into a cute cardboard container. The Honey Box comes with a 3 oz Savannah Bees Cheese Honey, instructions to re-create Belle Chevre's wildly successful honey breakfast cheese, and tubs and packaging perfect for storing or gifting cheese. The Kid Box comes with specialized instructions and one of several different just-for-kids surprises.The kit's attractive, eye-catching design makes it a perfect gift, and one that can be re-used several times. They will sell at gift shops and groceries nationwide and will be available for purchase from The kits will retail for $27.95, except for the honey kit, which retails at $29.95.

    "Cheesemaking is so satisfying and is really so very easy," says Belle Chevre president Tasia Malakasis. "That's why we wanted to offer our expertise in the form of a creamery-in-a-box." In just a few hours, and with only about ten minutes of active kitchen time, owners of this kit will be rolling their own chevre logs or mixing their own fromage blanc. Belle Chevre will provide digital support for this product, offering step-by-step visual guides on their blog and website.

    Belle Chevre has produced a variety of internationally acclaimed chevres since 1989 using time-tested European farmstead techniques. The company is purposefully small, and each chevre is hand made in Alabama by its passionate cheese makers. Belle Chèvre cheeses have received numerous national awards from the American Cheese Society and the American Dairy Goat Association, and have been featured by Martha Stewart, Oprah, and everyone in between.

    Marti Kilpatrick, VP of Marketing | Belle Chevre | marti ( @ ) bellechevre dot com | 256 dot 423 dot 2238 | 34 dot 676 dot 040 dot 129 |

    For sales enquiries:
    Carrie Coan, Head of Sales | Belle Chevre | carrie ( @ ) bellechevre dot com | 256.423.2238 |

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