News at Union Star Cheese


Union Star Cheese Factory opened in 1911. As one of the few privately owned and operated small cheese factories in Wisconsin, Union Star’s tradition of excellence stands alone. We use the freshest milk from local dairies and carefully attend to the details that make each and every small batch of handcrafted cheese a unique work of art – prized for distinctive richness, flavor, texture, and aroma.

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The Last Remaining Cheese Factory in Winnebago County

Union Star Cheese is the only remaining cheese factory in Winnebago County Wisconsin. Union Star has been producing the highest quality cheese since 1911.


Small Shop Showcase: Holiday Cheese Ideas

If you are looking for a small artisan cheese shop for your next family gathering, check out Union Star Cheese.


The Last Remaining Cheese Factory in Winnebago County: PODCAST

Jon Metzig with Union Star Cheese in Fremont shares the history behind the last cheese factory in Winnebego County.


Truth Or Dairy

Jon Metzig is a master cheesemaker at Union Star Cheese. His family has been making cheese from locally sourced milk for over 100 years.


The Next Generation At Union Star Cheese

Read the story of the next generation over on Cheese Underground. And if you’re ever passing through the Green Bay area, take a detour to Zittau.


Best Cheese Curds in Wisconsin: Fresh Cheese Curds

Since 1911, the master cheesemakers at Union Star Cheese have been making cheese curds from locally sourced milk. Stop in and taste them for yourself!