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Transhumance 2019 is about to start

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The winter was long in Switzerland and while some farmers are expected to start moving to higher altitudes end of May, Arosa is still covered in snow.

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See what our customers have to say about Alpage Raclette Cheese from Alp Maran

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Read what some of our customers have to say about the taste of our alpage raclette cheese from Alp Maran

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It's here! Our Raclette Alp Cheese from Maran arrived...

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...and is already gone! But don't despair, there will be more.

The cheese is delightful; a fresh clean taste. Wonderful on a cheese plate like a good alp cheese should be. Mild and creamy when melted. The longer the cheese ages, the more flavorful it will get. 

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Waiting for our Raclette cheese from Alp Maran

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The cows are back down in the valley's and the farmers cleaned up their summer places and left. Alp Maran received 4 gold medals for their alp cheeses and they had the first snow. That means that we will get our raclette cheese from Alp Maran soon!

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What's happening on Alp Maran?

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Finally, there is some cooler weather in Arosa. While at some alps, the transhumance was cut short due to excessive heat and drought, Alp Maran was lucky that the situation wasn't as bad. They still get about 3300 l (870 gallon) of milk every day and produce around 60 wheels of Alpkäse Maran.

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