Traces of the presence of goat in Poitou since the Neolithic. Goat farming, a means of subsistence for many rural families. Manufacture by the farmers of cheese on-leaf with raw milk for self-consumption. Progressively, from the self-consumption to the local sale of cheeses, in markets in the nineteenth century. From the middle of the XIXth century, the cheeses of the Mothe-St-Héray have a good reputation. In the 20th century, the decrease of this farm production with the development of cooperative dairies. The crisis of the Phylloxera on the vine will favor the milk production and especially the goat milk. From 1970, relaunch by farmers. Today: besides farmers, are involved in the handmade industry

Dried fruits are natural companions of goat cheeses.

MAC10016

Data sheet

Origin
France
Temperature
Chilled
Certification
No Certification
Flavour
Natural Flavour
Dairy
Goat Cheese
Treatment
Raw
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