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Cheese and Butter

Gourmet Food World is a cheese lover's paradise, with over 300 artisanal cheeses from around the world. Whether intense blue cheese or tangy feta cheese, gooey and creamy brie, hard and crumbly Parmigiano, mild or uber-pugent, there's a cheese out there that will rock your taste buds. Plus, a great selection of gourmet butter, including Echire artisanal butter and other delicacies. Shop our selection of gourmet cheese online today!
Beurre de Baratte Demi-Sel - Salted
from France by Rodolphe Le Meunier
Handcrafted with traditional European methods, this butter is a creamy delicacy not to be missed!
5 out of 5 stars rating (8 reviews)
Beurre de Baratte Doux - Unsalted
from France by Rodolphe Le Meunier
This silky soft butter is handcrafted in the Loire Valley and will spread delightfully over any pastry or bread.
4.5 out of 5 stars rating (2 reviews)
Butter unsalted 83%
from United States by Beurremont
A sweet, very high fat New England butter.
4.5 out of 5 stars rating (5 reviews)
Tete de Moine, AOC
from Switzerland by Fromage de Bellelay
Pungent, aromatic, sharp with nuttiness and with a buttery mouthfeel.
5 out of 5 stars rating (2 reviews)
Butter Logs Salted with Fleur de Sel de Guerande - 83%
from United States by Beurremont
A superbly creamy, ultra-rich butter made in the traditional European method, seasoned with sea salt.
5 out of 5 stars rating (1 review)
on sale
from Switzerland by Annelies + Walter Rass-Huser
A unique aged Swiss cheese with notes of roasted peanuts and caramel.
from Switzerland by Gourmino
An award-winning aged Gruyere from Switzerland, with nutty, caramel and floral flavors.
5 out of 5 stars rating (1 review)
Blue di Bufala
from Italy by Quattro Portoni
A dense blue cheese made of smooth water buffalo milk from Italy.
4 out of 5 stars rating (1 review)
Caciotta al Tartufo Truffled Cheese
from Italy by Mitica
Loaded with flavorful black truffles, this isn’t your typical truffled cheese. Caciotta al Tartufo is aged, tasty truffle cheese done the true Italian way.
5 out of 5 stars rating (1 review)
Colston Bassett Stilton
from United Kingdom by Neal's Yard Dairy
A creamy, buttery, gold medal winning stilton from the dairy in the English village of Colston Bassett.
4 out of 5 stars rating (1 review)
Roquefort A.O.P.
from France by Rodolphe Le Meunier
Roquefot A.O.P. by Rodolphe Le Meunier is the Cadillac of Roquefort Blue Cheese. It’s tangy, creamy, and engineered by a master cheesemaker!
4.5 out of 5 stars rating (2 reviews)
Provolone Piccante - Aged 12 Months
from Italy by Silano
An exquisite piquant pasta-filata cheese from Italy, aged for 12 months to give a buttery bite.
4 out of 5 stars rating (1 review)
from United States by Tulip Tree Creamery
An American Cheese Society 2018 Blue Ribbon Winner, Trillium is sweet, buttery and loaded with smooth creaminess!
4 out of 5 stars rating (1 review)
on sale
Tommette de Brebis
from France by Saloirs de Louis
A light cheese with a wealth of varying flavors that are guaranteed to tantalize your taste buds.
Montgomery's Farmhouse Cheddar
from United Kingdom by Neal's Yard Dairy
A clothbound, earthy, and fruity cheddar made by a World Cheese Award-winning dairy in England.
L'Amuse Signature Gouda - 2 Years
from Netherlands by Fromagerie L’Amuse
A Gouda like no other that is superbly rich in flavor and bursting with nutty aromas.
5 out of 5 stars rating (1 review)

Popular Cheese Categories

  • Cheese Samplers

    Cheese Samplers

    A curated selection of cheese assortments, perfect for cheese gift baskets and entertaining.
  • Triple Creme Cheese

    Triple Creme Cheese

    The ultimate in creaminess, all these delectable cheeses have a triple dose of cream.
  • Truffled Cheese

    Truffled Cheese

    A must-try, these fine cheeses are peppered with flakes of Italian or French truffles.
  • Stinky Cheese

    Stinky Cheese

    Not for the faint of nose! Intensely aromatic cheese selections.
  • Spreadable Cheese

    Spreadable Cheese

    Soft, creamy cheeses perfect for slathering on rustic bread or tasty crackers.
  • Smoked Cheese

    Smoked Cheese

    Cheeses with an extra layer of depth, compliments of smoking on aromatic woods.
  • Wine Soaked Cheese

    Wine Soaked Cheese

    Giddy cheeses rubbed and soaked with fine wines, our wine soaked cheese selection includes the popular drunken goat cheese.
  • Mozzarella and Burrata Cheese

    Mozzarella and Burrata Cheese

    Two of Italy's most beloved cheeses, mozzarella and cream-infused mozzarella burrata are must-haves for any Italian menu.
  • Leaf-Wrapped Cheese

    Leaf-Wrapped Cheese

    The old tradition of wrapping cheese in leaves provides protection, preserves the moisture and infuses the cheese with great flavor.
  • Fresh Cheese

    Fresh Cheese

    These young and fresh cheeses are smooth, mild and on the tangy side.
  • Herbed Cheese

    Herbed Cheese

    Unique and surprising combinations of fresh cheese and herbs, like the popular boursin with garlic and herbs cheese.
  • Gouda Cheese

    Gouda Cheese

    One of the classics of table cheeses, buttery gouda is a crowd-pleaser.
  • Fondue Cheese

    Fondue Cheese

    The perfect cheeses for melting, either for fondue or raclette.
  • Double Creme Cheese

    Double Creme Cheese

    Utterly luscious, these heavenly cheeses get an extra shot of cream.
  • Chevre Cheese

    Chevre Cheese

    Rich and creamy, or firm and smooth, savor our goat cheese selection.
  • Brie Cheese

    Brie Cheese

    The ever-popular party favorite, there is more to brie than meets the eye.
  • Blue Cheese

    Blue Cheese

    One of our favorite types of cheese, blue cheese is intense, flavorful and very varied.
  • Ashed Cheese

    Ashed Cheese

    These super-flavorful cheeses like Morbier and Humboldt Fog contain edible ash.
  • Aged Cheese

    Aged Cheese

    A long aging period makes these cheese hard, brittle and intensely flavorful.
  • Alpine Cheese

    Alpine Cheese

    Captivating mountain cheeses like Asiago, Comte, Gruyere and Emmental, made in the Italian, Swiss and French Alps.
  • Cheddar Cheese

    Cheddar Cheese

    Perhaps America's favorite cheese, discover the many flavors and textures of fine cheddar!
  • Cheese Accompaniments

    Cheese Accompaniments

    The perfect partners for your cheese plate - crackers, artisanal breads, jams, nuts and more.

Cheese By Texture

  • Soft Cheese

    Soft Cheese

    Gooey, smooth and utterly melt-in-your-mouth delectable.
  • Semi-Soft Cheese

    Semi-Soft Cheese

    Delicious cheeses with a soft texture that holds its shape.
  • Semi-Hard Cheese

    Semi-Hard Cheese

    These pliable yet firm cheeses include favorites like Cheddar and Gruyere.
  • Hard Cheese

    Hard Cheese

    Flavorful and solid, this includes cheeses like Pecorino and Parmigiano.
  • Butter


    A smooth selection of imported and domestic butters with high butterfat contents.
  • Cream


    From crème fraiche to cream cheese, we've got a great selection of the world's most decadent cream.

Cheese By Milk Type

  • Buffalo Cheese

    Buffalo Cheese

    Mozarella and buratta are but some examples of delicious buffalo cheeses - milky, delicate and sweet.
  • Cow Cheese

    Cow Cheese

    This varied selection is impossible to describe! Click and discover our amazing cow's milk cheeses.
  • Goat Cheese

    Goat Cheese

    Rich and creamy, or firm and smooth, savor our incredible goat cheese selection from around the world.
  • Sheep Cheese

    Sheep Cheese

    From smooth and young, to firm and aged, sheep's milk cheese are full of nuances.
  • Mixed Milk Cheese

    Mixed Milk Cheese

    Discover the unique cheeses that result when different types of cheese are combined!

Cheese By Country

  • American Cheese

    American Cheese

    Some of the most best cheese selections come from our very own dairy lands.
  • Belgian Cheese

    Belgian Cheese

    A collection of Belgian cheese that includes delicious Chimay cheese with Beer and Wynendale.
  • Croatian Cheese

    Croatian Cheese

    The most famous cheeses in the world might come from France, but in 2014, the best sheep's milk cheese in the world came from an unexpected place: Croatia.
  • Danish Cheese

    Danish Cheese

    Discover the lovely cheeses of Denmark, like delicious Havarti cheese, zesty Danish Blue cheese and creamy Mycella.
  • Dutch Cheese

    Dutch Cheese

    Discover our incredible selection of Dutch cheese, including Holland's favorite, Gouda cheese. Plus, we also carry the famous Beemster cheese line.
  • English Cheese

    English Cheese

    The best selection of classic English cheese, including the world-famous Stilton blue cheese and clotted cream for tea and crumpets.
  • German Cheese

    German Cheese

    Home to the fabulously creamy and dense blue-veined Cambozola, and other incredible cheeses.
  • French Cheese

    French Cheese

    Discover some of the most famous and beloved cheeses in the world.
  • Italian Cheese

    Italian Cheese

    Italy offers an incredible variety of cheeses, from fresh mozzarella to hard Parmigiano.
  • Portuguese Cheese

    Portuguese Cheese

    Portugal has some incredibly delicious cheeses with loads of flavor and dimension.
  • Spanish Cheese

    Spanish Cheese

    From fresh and tangy goat to firm and buttery Manchego cheese, we have an incredible variety of Spanish cheese.
  • Swiss Cheese

    Swiss Cheese

    Swiss cheeses like Appenzzeller, Emmental, plus spectacular fondue cheese and other flavorful Alpine cheeses from Switzerland.

Cheese By Dairy Farm

  • Cabot Creamery

    Cabot Creamery

    A unique cooperative of 1,200 dairy farmers that operates in four facilities across New England and Upstate New York, makers of fabulous cheddar cheeses.
  • Capriole


    Truly one of the pioneers of American artisan cheese-making, Capriole is a family run creamery that makes fantastic goat cheeses.
  • Cellars at Jasper Hill

    Cellars at Jasper Hill

    Cheeses aged under the masterful watch and the know-how of the affineurs at the Cellars at Jasper Hill.
  • Chantal Plasse

    Chantal Plasse

    A masterful French cheese maker, Chantal Plasse specializes in expertly finishing traditional French cheeses.
  • Chas and Co

    Chas and Co

    Located in Zurich, Chad and Co. specializes in sourcing traditional and exceptional European cheeses like Emmental and Gruyere.
  • Alta Langa

    Alta Langa

    A great Italian cheese producer from Piedmont, specializing in unique and flavorful mixed milk cheeses.
  • Beemster


    A cooperative of farmers from The Netherlands, Beemster is synonymous with the best Dutch cheese, Gouda.
  • Bohemian Creamery

    Bohemian Creamery

    A creative artisanal creamery from Sonoma County, California, specializing in goat and mixed milk cheeses.
  • Consider Bardwell

    Consider Bardwell

    The oldest Coop in Vermont specializes in small-batch artisan cheeses made by hand using the milk from local goats and cows.
  • Cypress Grove

    Cypress Grove

    One of the most innovative goat diaries and cheesemakers in the United States, located in lush Humboldt County, California.
  • Di Stefano

    Di Stefano

    An American family-owned company from Southern California which specializes in an Italian classic: the rare mozzarella di Bufala.
  • Fiscalini Cheese Company

    Fiscalini Cheese Company

    Founded in 1912 in Modesto, California, Fiscalini dairy has consistently delivered delicious award-winning cheddar cheeses.
  • Hook's Cheese Company

    Hook's Cheese Company

    Run by college sweethearts Julie and Tony Hook, Hook's Cheese produces some of the best cheeses in the United States.
  • Jacquin


    With a tradition of cheese making going back four generations, the Jacquin family produces delicious traditional French cheeses.
  • Jasper Hill Farms

    Jasper Hill Farms

    With delicious original cheese creations like decadent Harbinson and Moses Sleeper, Jasper Hill proves they're more than an aging facility.
  • La Tradition du Bon Fromage

    La Tradition du Bon Fromage

    A purveyor of some of the best AOC - protected geographic denomination - cheeses in France, including Comte and Camembert AOC.
  • Landaff Creamery

    Landaff Creamery

    Located in the hills of the White Mountains of rustic New Hampshire you'll find this rare artisan farmstead cheese company.
  • Rodolphe Le Meunier

    Rodolphe Le Meunier

    Named Best Cheesemonger in France and world's best cheesemaker, Rodolphe Le Meunier crafts fabulous artisan cheeses in the Loire Valley.
  • Rogue Creamery

    Rogue Creamery

    Located in Oregon, this award-winning creamery follows traditional European techniques and sources milk from local farmers.
  • Rouzaire


    A French family-owned cheese producer located in the heart of the Brie region, Rouzaire uses traditional methods like hand-molding.
  • Scholten Family Farm

    Scholten Family Farm

    Discover this family-run organic creamery in Vermont, makers of the delicious artisan Weybridge cheese.
  • Mitica


    Specializing in Mediterranean cheeses from Italy, Spain and Portugal, Mitica's selection includes our beloved Drunken Goat.
  • Nettle Meadow Farm

    Nettle Meadow Farm

    Nestled in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, this farmstead creamery crafts artisan cheeses from their own herds of sheep and goat.
  • Onetik


    A French dairy cooperative located at the food of the French Pyrenees Onetik makes extraordinary Basque cheeses like Ossau Iraty.
  • Point Reyes Cheese

    Point Reyes Cheese

    An artisan and organic creamery in lush West Marin, California, known for their fantastic raw milk blue cheeses.
  • Von Trapp Farmstead

    Von Trapp Farmstead

    A third-generation creamery with a rich family tradition, Von Trapp Farmstead makes organic cow’s milk cheeses using the milk in the Madd River Valley in Vermont.
  • Tuxford and Tebbutt

    Tuxford and Tebbutt

    One of the only cheesemakers allowed to produce English Blue Stilton, this company has been running since 1780.
  • Vermont Creamery

    Vermont Creamery

    One of the most famous diaries in the country, Vermont Creamery, helmed by Allison Hooper, specializes in producing French-style goat cheeses.
  • Spring Brook Farms

    Spring Brook Farms

    A do-good farm that produces award-winning American artisan Alpine cheeses like Tarentaise and Reading Raclette.
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