Traditional Swiss Alpine Cheese Factory Riggisalp

The cheese factory officially opened on the 26 of May 2020

Reconstruction

Opening

The Cheese factory is now officially opened. On the first day we successfully produced 3 Gruyère AOP d'alpage and 7 Riggisalp Mutschlis.

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The history of the Riggisalp

The Riggisalp is located in the beautiful Schwarzsee Valley in the Fribourg Prealps. The alp brings a lot of tradition and history with it.
Historical documents prove that animals were summered on the Riggisalp several centuries ago already.

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A spectacle for young and old

Sign up now and participate yourself. Together with cheesemaker Bernard Schneuwly, you can take the cheese in a very traditional way out of the vat (minimum height for Kids is 150cm). A unique experience guaranteed! The process takes about 30 minutes. Registration is easy by using the calendar below.

If something has changed and you are unable to attend a reservation, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance so that we can free the appointment for someone else.

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