History

It's 1908. For the first time, a ball drops in Times Square to bring in the new year. The first passenger airplane flight leaves the ground. Henry Ford produces his first Model T.

And a group of farmers in Bongards, Minnesota, forms a creamery cooperative.

In the years since, all of those "firsts" have become part of our culture. Including Bongards'.

Today, one of the country's most distinctive brands of cheese is still made using the same Old World craftsmanship we learned at the turn of the last century. That craftsmanship has been combined with cutting-edge technology of the 21st Century, to produce cheese that delivers unforgettable taste with unparalleled quality.