Our state-of-the-art cheese converting facility ensures the highest quality

Our commitment to delivering superior quality product starts with our experts sourcing the finest hard cheeses in the world. That commitment extends to our world-class processing facility.

Cheese Merchants of America’s 277,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility located just outside Chicago is meticulously maintained and adheres to the highest industry standards and best practices. We’re proud that our fully-audited facility is consistently rated “superior” by third party food safety organizations and is SQF Level 3 Certified.

The flexibility to meet your needs – perfectly

Cheese Merchants plant includes the latest converting and packaging technologies that give us the flexibility to deliver your cheese precisely the way you want it delivered, from fresh wheels to grated, shredded or dehydrated. Our packaging capabilities give you the flexibility to get finished product packaged the way you need it, too, whether for manufacturing, food service or retail. And our facility ships as easily across the country as it does across town.

The facility incorporates 70,000 square feet of cooler space and includes:

  • High-capacity fresh grating/shredding/shaving production
  • Dry cheese production
  • Shaker line production
  • Segregated shipping and receiving for added food security