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In 1979, master cheesemakers Gianni Toffolon and Mauro Rozzi joined Errico Auricchio as he moved his family cheese-making business from Italy to America. The trio set up shop in Denmark, Wisconsin, in the heart of American dairy country. Since that day, Belgioioso has remained committed to creating delicious Italian cheeses the traditional way.
In the late 19th century, Italian families began to arrive in the United States by the hundreds of thousands. They brought with them memories and recipes from home, adding to an already rich culinary marketplace. Today, many of these early pioneers have passed their love for Italian cuisine on to a new generation. While times have changed, the recipe remains the same: traditional Italian favorites made the old fashioned way, with locally sourced ingredients hand-picked for flavor.