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Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Launches
New website celebrates Wisconsin's signature cheese curds

Jul 08, 2015
Madison, Wis. – The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) invites cheese curd enthusiasts everywhere to celebrate the unofficial snack of America's Dairyland at, a new website dedicated to the one-of-a-kind squeaky treat. 
Visitors to will learn how cheese curds are made, why they squeak, how to keep them fresh and where to find them. An interactive map includes listings for creameries, retail stores and restaurants that offer fresh curds in Wisconsin, as well as mail-order sites that ship curds across the country. The site also includes a recipe collection featuring new ways to enjoy cheese curds with recipes like Chorizo Burgers with Cheese Curd Corn Relish and Biscuits with Cheese Curds and Blueberry Preserves. 
Throughout the summer, cheese curd fans from across the country are encouraged to visit to enter to win one of 94 daily Cheese Curd Prize Packages featuring fresh Wisconsin curds and other cheese curd swag. Winners will be randomly selected daily all summer long through September 22. Visit for more details. 
"Wisconsin cheese curds are a quintessential piece of our state's food culture," said Heather Porter Engwall, director of national product communications. "Anyone who has roots in Wisconsin or has spent time here shares our collective love for curds – fried, fresh or melted. We're thrilled to launch this new site and dedicate this summer to celebrating this Wisconsin delicacy."
Download an image of the site. For more high-res images and recipes, contact Joanna Miller at, (608) 692-3234. For more information about Wisconsin cheese, contact Heather Porter Engwall,, (608) 203-7235 or visit
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Contact Info
Heather Porter Engwall
Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin
8418 Excelsior Dr.
Madison, WI 53717