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Carl Hibbs
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Location : Haute Normandie - visitors welcome

PostSubject: French cheese crisis   Sun Sep 04, 2011 12:22 pm

Seriously.... Laughing

I think there is a growing cheese problem. For several months now the price of many cheeses has increased alarmingly and the availabity reduced considerably.

Only yesterday I tried to get some decent Emmental Savoie (not the cheap soapy Emmental in blocks...). There was none at all in the shops, The last time I did manage to buy some at L'Eclerc it was 14€ a kilo. A year ago it cost less than 10€. This is the same story with most of the non-local cheeses.

To add misery (or insult) they offered me Leerdamer as an alternative. Shocked

Is anyone experiencing the same problem?
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KleineDicke



Location : Deep in the Heart of Texas (Houston)

PostSubject: Re: French cheese crisis   Sun Sep 04, 2011 4:05 pm

No Velveeta shortages yet over here. Razz

Plenty of squirt cheese as well.

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dtsteam



Location : Preston, England

PostSubject: Re: French cheese crisis   Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:10 pm

It looks like Butter took a price hike a year ago. Usually the two are linked as the industrial producers can move between them. Interestingly, a commodity called German Emmental rose dramatically in the second half of last year. I suspect thats Leerdammer and similar industrial derivatives. Those cheese products, like a number of 'cheddar's are designed for quick conversion - ie no maturation period, so they probably went up in price ages ago. The sort of cheeses most of us like have a period of maturity, which protects them from short term price movements. However, the pipeline of maturing product only works if new manufacture matches consumption (obviously). If the pipeline begins to empty ( because say it was more profitable to make butter today than cheese in 6 months time) then either the price goes up or the amount of product released is cut back until everything is in balance. At the moment there is plenty of butter, so there should be more cheese in the future - although the price hasn't dropped !

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tram47



Location : Aquitaine (France)

PostSubject: Re: French cheese crisis   Sun Sep 11, 2011 6:30 am

for several years, we buy cheese directly to producers.
meet a few amateur, controlling shares and cheese arrives by COLISSIMO!

depuis plusieurs années, nous achetons des fromages directement aux producteurs .
réunir quelques amateurs , commander les parts et le fromage arrive par COLISSIMO !!!!
exemple ici:

http://fruitiere.comte.com/fromagerie-de-grande-riviere/bienvenue-a-grande-rivieremorbier.html

(minimum 7 kgr.)
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Bearcastle



Location : Brie

PostSubject: Re: French cheese crisis   Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:13 am

Price are hight yes, but some shops owners have there pocket full of coins.

For exemple a block of emmental first price is about 5€ at carrefour market and in some other shops it's at 2,5€.

So yes the price are hight, but some are pressing the milk twice.
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tram47



Location : Aquitaine (France)

PostSubject: Re: French cheese crisis   Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:51 am

à ce prix , tu manges du savon !!!!!!! at this price, you eat SOAP!!!!!!!!!!!

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Montblanc



Location : Albertville (Savoie)

PostSubject: Re: French cheese crisis   Sun Sep 11, 2011 2:12 pm

Why not try beaufort or reblochon?

http://www.fromagebeaufort.com/vente-en-ligne/

Jean-Pierre
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Carl Hibbs
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Location : Haute Normandie - visitors welcome

PostSubject: Re: French cheese crisis   Sun Sep 11, 2011 2:57 pm

I tried Beaufort a few times when I was rich... 13€ a kilo from your link and that's very cheap compared with supermarket prices.

Pleasant cheese though and not too smelly. Smile

You can buy decent Cheddar for less. Unfortunately fatty cheese is off for a while as I'm on a diet. pale
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Bearcastle



Location : Brie

PostSubject: Re: French cheese crisis   Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:04 pm

This is my point there's a huge differences between retail price between shops and for sure from the producer.
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tram47



Location : Aquitaine (France)

PostSubject: Re: French cheese crisis   Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:09 pm

Tu es hélas trop loin pour participer à notre groupe . Cette année , nous en fait venir 72 Kgr
You are unfortunately too far to participate in our group. This year, we in fact come 72 Kgr.

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