Cypress Grove Chevre Honored by Whole Foods Market

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Cypress Grove Chevre Receives 2014 Supplier Award for Excellence In Cheese From Whole Foods Market

(April 23, 2015) - Cypress Grove Chevre, America’s favorite artisan cheese maker, receives the food industry’s coveted 2014 Supplier of the Year award for Excellence in Cheese from Whole Foods Market. Cypress Grove’s founder, Mary Keehn, accepted the Excellence in Cheese award at the annual Whole Foods Market Supplier Awards ceremony in Austin, Texas, April 22, 2015.

Mary Keehn says, “It’s an honor to be recognized for what we do by a company like Whole Foods. Cypress Grove and Whole Foods have had a shared passion for providing great tasting, high quality cheese for over 30 years.”

Whole Foods Market’s highest honor shines the spotlight on producer partners and suppliers with a shared mission and a clear commitment to natural and organic foods. There are thousands of Whole Foods Market Suppliers nationwide and fewer than 50 have received one of these distinguished awards since its inception.

Cypress Grove Chevre’s vision to bring quality goat cheese to the world started in 1983, and includes award-winning cheeses Humboldt Fog,Truffle Tremor, and Purple Haze. “When we first started out, a movement towards natural, organic, and eventually artisan food was emerging. Whole Foods recognized this, and saw that we were committed to the kind of values. It’s fun to have such a long history with a company dedicated to providing quality food,” states Mary.

About Cypress Grove Chevre® (
Cypress Grove Chevre® is the leading producer of fine American goat cheese, including the top-selling American artisanal classic, Humboldt Fog®. Founded in 1983 by Mary

Keehn, Cypress Grove continues a tradition of innovation by introducing original
American cheeses to the marketplace, such as Truffle Tremor®, Bermuda Triangle, and Purple Haze®. Based in Arcata, CA. Cypress Grove’s mission is to provide its customers with an innovative and unique selection of cheeses while taking care of its employees, community, dairies, and the environment.

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