Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery, Ellsworth

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Those familiar with Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery realized its significance long before former Wisconsin Governor Anthony S. Earl proclaimed it as the "Cheese Curd Capital of Wisconsin" in 1984.

Our over 450 proud dairy farm family owners live near Ellsworth, throughout Wisconsin, and into Minnesota. We formed our cooperative to manufacture and sell butter. In 1966, we began our first expansion by making cheese. Two years later, we began our second expansion by selling packaged curds.

Today 100% All Natural Premium Cheddar Cheese Curds are our specialty product – and being sold nationwide. They can be purchased fresh at our on-location store, found in grocery stores or purchased online and shipped direct to you.

Breaded cheese curds also sold on-site, in grocery stores and in restaurants. You’ve probably enjoyed our curds at A&W® Restaurants, Green Mill and others, as well as at Miller Park, Target Field, Soldier Field and other professional sports venues, carnivals, festivals and fairs.

Today, our 400+ cooperative patrons provide 1,700,000 pounds of milk per day to the creamery. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, we manufacture 46 million pounds of cheese annually. In addition, 30 million pounds of whey powder are manufactured and distributed each year.

In June 2011, the Comstock Creamery (formerly Blaser’s USA), in Comstock, WI, joined the Ellsworth Cooperative family. Best known for Havarti and Muenster cheeses, also watch for their Artisan & Specialty Brands - Blaser’s, Antonella, and Kammerude Gouda. Together we now offer over 80 assorted cheeses.

We invite you to visit our retail stores where in addition to our vast selection of fresh cheese curds and specialty cheese we also offer meats, crackers, souvenirs, unique kitchenware and gift items.

Ellsworth Creamery Store:

232 North Wallace Street Ellsworth, WI 54011


Open 7 days a week 9-6

Comstock Creamery Store:

1858 Hwy 63 Comstock, WI 54826


Open 7 days a week 9-6
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  • The creamery advertises as the Cheese Curd Capital of Wisconsin. The creamery shop has ready-to-eat cheese curds in a number of flavors. I did not know that cheese curds were available in this many...  more »
  • I love Ellsworth Cheese Curds. We went to the unfestival this year which was basically cars in a line, someone takes your order and money, and then you pull up further and get handed your curds in a.....  more »
  • We stop by a couple of times a month for fresh cheese curds and the best cheese take and bake pizza I've ever had. On the weekends there's a deep-fried cheese curd stand in the parking lot.
  • Best cheese curds you can find. Fresh ones come out around 11 am, they squeak when you eat them. All their cheese in outstanding and fresh. Don't forget to get an ice cream for the drive home or some deep fried cheese curds. You can't go wrong here, a must stop when I'm in the area.
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