Cheese Buying & Distribution

The distribution of cheese is a delicate dance of maintaining quality and freshness from producer to consumer. 
We’ve gathered all the information in this 101 guide to download and use offline.


This 101 guide for Cheese Buying & Distribution contains:

  • A Brief History of Cheese

  • Components of the Cheese Supply Chain

  • Elements of the Chill Chain

  • Impact of Supply Chain Management on Profit Margins


Frequently Asked Questions

Who wrote this information?

The Academy of Cheese has been set-up to promote cheese knowledge and provide career development, both within the industry and amongst the wider public. It culminates in the industry-accredited role of Master of Cheese.

Where can I learn more about cheese buying & distribution?

Cheese Buying & Distribution is part of the content in our certifications. So, if you’re looking for a place to start studying, we recommend our Level One Associate Cheese accreditation course.

Otherwise, check out this learning resource, where we have collected our cheese buying & distribution resources in one place.

Can I join the Academy of Cheese?

Yes, the Academy of Cheese is open to everyone! If you aspire to become more knowledgeable and develop a great understanding of all aspects of cheese, then welcome aboard. Register for free.