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Hilmar Cheese Company in Hilmar, California

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Hilmar Cheese employee working with "The Big Cheese." Courtesy photo

Hilmar Cheese employee working with "The Big Cheese." Courtesy photo

The Big Cheese

Take a free tour of Hilmar Cheese Co. for complimentary cheese samples and a behind-the-scenes look at how Monterey Jack, Colby and Cheddar cheese is made. Highlights include pressing a button to make milk come out of a life-sized cow and a lesson on how to make ice cream (for a nominal fee). 

You’ll also see employees package a 640-pound block of cheese. Cheesemakers usually package in 40-pound blocks. If all the cheese-making makes you hungry, stop by the cafe for Peet’s coffee, grilled cheese sandwiches, cheese chowder soup and cheese pie. 

For more information:
209.667.6076
8901 North Lander Ave. Hilmar, CA 95324
hilmarcheese.com