If you’ve got cheesy questions, we’ve got cheesy answers!

Read on for answers to some common questions we get asked. If you want to know more about cheese care, try our dedicated page.

What are the ingredients and nutritional value of Henning’s Cheese?

Check out the details for each of our cheeses in the descriptions in our store.

Does Henning’s Cheese make donations?

Yes, donation requests will be considered for events happening in Manitowoc, Sheboygan or Calumet Counties. To be considered, please come into our retail store and fill out a Donation Form 30 days prior to your event.

What could I serve with Henning’s Cheese?

Although we’d say our cheese tastes great with anything, we have some specially-curated recommendations on food, beer, and wine pairings that will only enhance your Henning’s taste experience.

What Enzymes does Henning’s Cheese use?

CHY-MAX is fermentation produced chymosin and is vegetarian friendly.

What coloring does Henning’s Cheese use?

We use Annatto, a natural vegetable color in our cheese.

Is Henning’s Cheese rBGH or hormone free?

Yes, Henning’s Cheese uses milk that is from cows not treated with rBGH. No significant difference has been shown between milk derived from rBGH-treated and no-rBGH treated cows.

Is Henning’s Cheese gluten free?

Yes. Gluten is a protein composite that appears in foods processed from wheat and related species, including barley and rye. None of the cheeses manufactured by Henning’s are processed in this way.

Is Henning’s Cheese antibiotic free?

Yes, Henning’s Cheese tests each load of milk that enters their facility; if antibiotics are found, the load of milk is rejected and disposed of. Most of our milk comes from Holstein cows with a small percentage coming from Jersey or Guernsey cows.

Which cheeses are hard and which are soft?

Hard – Asiago, Bellavitano, Parmesan
Semi Hard – Baby Swiss, Cheddar, Edam, Gouda, Romano, Swiss, Montamore
Semi Soft – Brick, Colby, Colby Jack, Monterey Jack, Pepper Jack, Habanero Jack, Farmers, Fontina, Havarti, Limburger, Muenster
Soft & Fresh – Feta, Juusto
Pasta Filata – Mozzarella Whips, String, Mozzarella, Provolone
Processes/Cold Pack – Cheese Spreads, Smoked Cheddar, Smoked Swiss, Dairy Fudge, Processed Bacon, Processed Salami, Sliced American
Blue – Blue