Our Story

Vern and Edith Knoespel started Vern's Cheese on March 1, 1964. They had one truck, rented cooler space, and ran the wholesale business out of their home. In 1967 they purchased a small warehouse in rural Chilton. With four small children, they would pack up the family car and deliver orders to customers. During the Christmas season, gift boxes would be displayed and sold from their front porch. In 1984 a parcel of land was purchased in Chilton. This would be the first time that the warehouse and office were together in one location. A production/cutting room was added in 1992 that allowed us to buy cheese in bulk and package it down into smaller sizes. Throughout the years, more trucks were added, additions were made to the building, and Vern's Cheese began to prosper into the respected business it is today. In November 2010, an addition was completed which consisted of larger office space and a retail store.

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