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  • 6 May, 2020
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NZ Champions of Cheese Awards – Annual Cheese Awards 2020 announced online today 6 May 2020

It is with pleasure that we congratulate the winner of the Curds & Whey Homecrafted Cheese and Homecrafted Cheesemaker the highly talented Tony Hamblyn – It is not the first time that Tony has shown his creative winning powers having won our award before.  Obviously talented in anything that he does or produces Tony brings […]

  • 4 May, 2020
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Culture & other stock item hold ups …

Apologies for not being able to provide certain cultures and other basic stock items at the present moment. All suppliers are struggling a bit due to Covid 19 trading restrictions and the difficulties surrounding maintaining the supply chain. Everyone is working hard to overcome this so please be patient with us – we will try […]

  • 16 Apr, 2020
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Introducing More Vegan Cultures

We are aware of changing trends and continue to introduce new products to the New Zealand market.  Vegetarian and Vegan consumers have not had much choice in the past but we are here to change that!  Preparing a Vegan culture is more complex than one thinks and yes there is a price variation caused by […]

  • 25 Mar, 2020
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Curds & Whey will remain open ….

This is to reassure you all that we  continue to operate and are here to help and assist with any enquiries you may have. We use NZ Courier Post for deliveries and your order is inserted into a non signature pack. Therefore you do not come into contact with the Courier when it is delivered. […]

  • 16 Mar, 2020
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Taking care of our customers … Covid 19 Virus

This is to assure our customers that any order received by us is treated in a compliant and hygienic manner in accordance with MPI/Auckland Council Compliance regulations. Below please find the text from NZ Courier Post with whom we despatch our orders and this is their recommendations on how to receive an order:   Changes […]

  • 19 Jul, 2019
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NZ Specialty Cheese Awards – proposed dates 2020

Dates for your diary 2020 Wednesday 19 & Thursday 20 February: Cheeses for judging to arrive in Auckland Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 February: Judging 2020 NZ Champions of Cheese at Ignite Colleges, Manukau, Auckland Week of 23 March : Gold, silver and bronze medals announced Tuesday 5 May or Wednesday 6 May: Awards Dinner, […]

  • 18 Jun, 2019
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Looking to purchase a second hand chilller – see below

Is there anyone out there who wishes to sell a chiller capable of temperature levels minus -45 degree Centigrade to minus -60 degree Centigrade?  Preferred size Under Bench and must be in good condition.  However any response welcome.  Please could you contact us to discuss. E: sales@curdsandwhey.co.nz

  • 24 May, 2019
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Jennifer Rodrigue – winner 2019 NZSCA Homecrafted Cheesemaker award

Every year at the NZSCA Cheese Awards it is a fascinating surprise to meet a variety of highly talented, innovative cheesemakers who work away quietly honing their cheesemaking skills. We would like to congratulate Jennifer Rodrigue and her Nubian goats on their 2019 NZSCA Homecrafted Cheesemaker Award. Jennifer told us that basically after raising children […]

  • 22 May, 2019
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Announcing the 2019 Champions of Cheese Award Winners!

The NZSCA Awards Dinner was held last night 21 May at the Distinction Hotel Te Rapa Hamilton attended by 270 devoted cheese attendees. Curds & Whey have been sponsoring the Home Crafted Award for several years and are always delighted to encourage new  cheesemakers who have the courage to enter their cheese  to intense scrutiny […]