Our Company

Since 1929, Biery Cheese has been a customer-oriented provider of cheese products. Our fourth generation family-owned company got its start with Norman and Laura who began selling Swiss at Farmers’ Markets. Now we operate large-scale cheese manufacturing facilities that provide custom and private label packaging and services catered to the needs of our customers.

Locations

Ohio Facility

Wisconsin Facility

Throughout the generations our growth has been considerable, but our dedication to quality award-winning cheeses has remained unchanged.

1929

Norman F. Biery forms a co-op with other local farmers to make Swiss cheese from their excess milk.

1932

Swiss Cheese Maker

Norman brings in Harold Vonwyl, expert cheese maker from Switzerland, to make Biery’s first line of cheese more authentic.

1952

Biery hires first truck driver

1957

Continued Expansion

Biery continues to expand, adding another building for more cooler space and an addition to the cutting room. With the purchase of a cry-o-vac machine, Harold made fabrications to shrink and form packaging to the new cheese cut setup.

1959

2nd Generation Ownership

The second generation, Harold Biery (left), takes full ownership of the company.

1977

3rd Generation Ownership

Third generation, Dennis Biery, builds Biery Cheese from nine to eighty team members.

1983

Adds Cheese Smoking Room

Dennis brings in equipment from a cheese process plant and builds our cheese smoking room, further growing the Biery operation.

2000

4th Generation Ownership

Fourth generation, Ben Biery, begins leading the company.

2013

Expand to Wisconsin

Biery Cheese expands beyond its Ohio borders to Central Wisconsin with the purchase of Kickapoo Valley Cheese.

2018

Plant-Based Solutions

Biery begins to create the building blocks to our plant-based solutions!

2019

Celebrating 90 Years

Biery celebrates 90 years of business, partnership, expansion and innovation.

2020

We’re still growing!

Biery has grown to over 600 team members in two locations. Biery Cheese is distributed throughout the United States and in 23 different countries.

Work for an Award-Winning Company

Biery has been awarded 28 Championship Cheese Contest Medals – in the United States and World-Wide!

Best of Class

Bacon Studded Cheese

Silver

Buffalo American Cheese

Silver

Hickory Smoked Cheddar

Bronze

Mediterranean American Cheese

Successful Partnerships.
Specialized Capabilities.

From manufacturing to private labeling, packaging and assembly, Biery serves the needs of our partners through our facilities and specialized capabilities.