DEER MILKER CHEESE
In 2014 the team at The Deer Milker started milking Red Deer at Mt Somers, in South Canterbury, New Zealand. Talbot Forest Cheese was brought onboard to create a world first – Deer Milk Cheese. Fast forward to 2019 and The Deer Milker is now commercially operational, producing Deer Milk Gouda and Deer Milk Havarti.
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Deer Milk Havarti
A soft and supple, sweet, subtle and delicate, silky smooth cheese. This cheese is relatively young and fresh flavoured.
Deer Milk Gouda
A hard and crumbly cheese, studded with calcium lactate crystals, its flavour is savoury, sweet reminiscent of gentle marmite and nougat. This cheese is aged for 2+ years and has developed beautifully