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Lactose intolerance & raw milk cheeses


Our first online order of the season came through last night and it is from a woman who is lactose intolerant but can eat our cheese. That's great news!

There are a couple of main reasons for this: (1) Most of the lactose (sugar) in cheesemaking is present in the whey, and when the whey is drained from the curds, the lactose goes with it. (2) Since our cheeses are aged at least 60 days, any remaining lactose is digested by the lactase enzymes present. An aged cheese has little to no lactose left.(The fact that we use raw milk helps also, since pasteurization destroys lactase enzymes and a host of other beneficial things.) 

People who are lactose-intolerant often find they can drink and enjoy raw milk as well.

If you would like to have our cheeses shipped to you in Texas, check out our website, www.veldhuizencheese.com. Or come to the farm for cheese, raw milk, pastured beef, butter, and more!




Shipping Suspended for the Summer

Our cheeses don't get along well with the Texas heat, so we don't ship cheeses during the summer months. Keep an eye out for the reopening of our online store in the fall.You're welcome to stop by our shoppe in Dublin and see us and pick up your favorite cheeses! We're here M-F from 10am [...]

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Holiday Hours

The cheese shoppe will be open reduced hours this week. Our schedule is below. We'd love to see you! We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.   MON, 12/23, open regular hours, 10am - 5:30pm TUE, 12/24, 10am - 2pm WED, 12/25, CLOSED THU, 12/26, 10am - 2pm FRI, 12/27, 10am [...]

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Holiday Hours

We will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, 11/28. Since we'll be making cheese on Friday, the shoppe will be open on 11/29 from 10am-4pm. We'll also be open our usual Saturday hours of 10am-4pm on 11/30. We look forward to seeing you! And we wish you and your families a beautiful Thanksgiving.   Thu, 11/28     CLOSED Fri, 11/29       [...]

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Welcome to our new website! We've worked hard to make our site a smooth and pleasing experience for you. if you notice anything amiss, please feel free to contact us and we will get it corrected. Thank you!

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Gift Baskets available now

Our 2013 gift baskets are available and ready for immediate shipping. We are offering three choices on our website. If you'd like to personalize your basket further, please contact us or call the shoppe at (254) 968-3098 to create a custom gift. Thank you!

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