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The Tête de Moine region
It takes a lot of Nature for good cheese

The Jura landscape in north-western part of Switzerland has largely preserved its original character. The original firs continue to pervade the typical meadowland. From Spring until way into Autumn, cows graze on the juicy pastures. Unspoilt Nature and strictly correct cattle breeding form the basis for the healthy natural product that is cheese.

The pastures for the real Tête de Moine lie at an altitude of at least 700 metres. The flora at this altitude differs from that lower down. The plants grow more slowly but their more powerful aroma, however, refines the milk. On these limey soils, furthermore, herbs grow that are hardly ever found at lower locations. This gives the Tête de Moine and the Jura cheeses their distinctive aroma.