Follow the Indiana Cheese Trail this June

The Indiana Cheese Trail is more than just a culinary masterpiece, it’s an experience and a destination. Guests from around the world come to the Hoosier state to taste the best cheeses Indiana has to offer while also visiting amazing Indiana creameries and charming stops along the way. Jump on the Indiana Cheese Trail and Continue reading

Heritage Ridge Creamery Cheese Places in National Championship Cheese Contest

Pepper Jack

Pepper-jack and Monterey-jack cheese produced under the Heritage Ridge Creamery brand at Michigan Milk Producers Association’s Middlebury, Indiana cheese plant recently snagged awards in a national cheese contest. Pepper-jack earned first place in the hot or spicy flavor category, while the Monterey-jack placed second in the natural cheese category. The award was presented virtually on Continue reading

How we’re making shopping safer for you

The health and well-being of our customers and employees is our top priority. Out of an abundance of caution related to the spread of COVID-19, the Heritage Ridge Creamery retail store has been closed since March 16. The store was reopened on May 14, with several precautions in place to protect both our employees and Continue reading

Heritage Ridge Creamery initiates donations to local food banks

Heritage Ridge Creamery and its parent company, the Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA), is responding to increased need at food banks in the Great Lakes region with dairy product donations. In Indiana, MMPA is donating cheese from Heritage Ridge Creamery to Second Helpings, an organization focused on providing meals to individuals and families in need, with particular Continue reading

Heritage Ridge Colby-jack wins award in North American product contest

Colby Jack

Heritage Ridge Creamery’s colby-jack cheese was today awarded third place from the World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest. “Excellence starts with our member-owners’ high-quality milk and the dedication of our plant teams to produce award-winning products,” MMPA President and CEO Joe Diglio said. “We are proud of these accomplishments that continue to be recognized Continue reading

Enjoy Heritage Ridge cheese at upcoming Indiana fairs

Cheese from Heritage Ridge Creamery will be available at the upcoming fairs in Indiana:   Elkhart County Fair – July 19-27 The Elkhart County 4-H Fair is one of the largest 4-H county fairs in the nation. During the 2018 Fair, more than 196,000 people attended the nine-day event. The Fair Board’s goal is not Continue reading

Meet our Farmers: Burdock Hills Dairy

Burdock Hills | Hastings, Michigan Home to 690 cows, Burdock Hills Dairy, LLC, was established in 1973 by Dan and Mary Javor. When Dan and Mary bought the farm, they started milking only 30 cows. Through the years, they have seen many ups and downs, but still cherish the farmer lifestyle. They raised three children, Continue reading

Cheddar cheese noted in championship cheese contest

Cheddar cheese produced under the Heritage Ridge Creamery brand at Michigan Milk Producers Association’s Middlebury, Indiana cheese plant recently snagged a 2nd place award in the ‘mild cheddar’ category in a national cheese contest. The award was presented by the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) last week at the federation’s annual meeting in Arizona. The annual contest includes cheese made Continue reading

Meet our Farmers: LeAnn Acres

LeAnn Acres  | Middlebury, Indiana Farming and dairy cows has been the center of Richard and Trula Thomas’ world since day one. Richard bought the farm before he left the service and they welcomed their first calf to the farm a few short days after their honeymoon. Thirty-nine years, three kids and two grandchildren later, Continue reading