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'Real' French camembert plays David to industrial Goliath

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 05:50

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Mr Durand's (above) family acquired the farm in 1961 and has produced camembert since 1987. Today, his seven employees turn 90 per cent of the milk from his 90 cows into 700 to 800 cheeses a day, up from 600 in the year 2000.

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Mr Durand's family acquired the farm in 1961 and has produced camembert since 1987. Today, his seven employees turn 90 per cent of the milk from his 90 cows into 700 to 800 cheeses a day, up from 600 in the year 2000.

Camembert, France

IT'S a cheese maker's take on David and Goliath. Camembert, the village that gave its name to France's most famous - and imitated - cheese, has only one remaining traditional fromagerie still making the speciality. And it's holding its own against big industry.

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