Classified Ads

Do you have equipment for sale? Land, a farm, or a creamery to sell or lease? Submit an ACS Classified Listing by emailing [email protected] with your ad and photos. Ads are free for ACS members, and $25 for non-members. Do you have a career opportunity to post? Jobs are now posted in the ACS Career Center.

Posting in the ACS Classifieds is a benefit offered at no cost to ACS Members only. Non-members may post an ad for a fee of $25.

Classified Ads

 

CHEESE EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

Artisan cheesemaking equipment online auction, closing Oct 4, 10am.
Items include:
Mueller 100-125 gallon batch pasteurizer/Bulk tank
C. van’t Riet 264 gallon cheese vat/vat pasteurizer
Buhl-Ohio SS Milk Cans
IEC Eng. Model M5 filler/sealer
Walk-in cooler and much more
Located in Chittenden County, VT
Click HERE for link to the online auction

 

MULTIPLE ITEMS FOR SALE

Cheesemaking vat: 45 gal stainless steel with helical channel jacket – $2950
Curd knives: vertical and horizontal – $190
Dutch cheese press: can hold four 10-pound molds – $190

Prices are negotiable. Discount for bundling together

Located in Longview, TX.

Contact Laura at [email protected] or 430-556-8020. 

 

 

 

BAG DRAINING TROLLEY AND DRAINING BAGS FOR SALE

Stainless steel bag draining trolley in excellent condition: 24″ X 44″ X 49″ (ht) – $599 or best offer
Draining bags: nylon 10-gal – $250 or best offer (29 available)

Will bundle together for a lower price.

Located in Longview, TX.

Contact Laura at [email protected] or 430-556-8020. 

 

 

 

 

 

CHILLER SYSTEM FOR SALE

250 gallon insulated tank with copper coil; circulation pump.
Refrigeration unit – 15K BTU capacity; exhaust fan.

The refrigeration unit, circulation pump, and exhaust fan are all thermostatically controlled.

Asking $1900 or best offer.

Located in Longview, TX.

Contact Laura at [email protected] or 430-556-8020. 

 

 

CHEESE EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

Cheddar Curd Mill (electric) – $9,000
Cheese Press – $15,000
Air Condenser Unit – $800
500 Gallon Cheese Vat – $7,500
Metal Stackable Aging Racks – $20 each
Whey Tank – $1,500
Cheddar Curd Mill (manual) – $150
Cheese Mould System (draining racks, mats incl.) – $20 each
Instant Hot Water Heater – $5,000
Mini Vat System – $35,000
Click HERE for additional photos.

Call or email Sherry at 303-588-7309 or [email protected] for more information.

 

BULK TANK FOR SALE


180 gallon Milkeeper bulk storage vat.
Asking $1,500 or best offer.

Located in Longview, TX.

Contact Laura at [email protected]com or 430-556-8020. 

 

MISCELLANEOUS CHEESE MOLDS FOR SALE

Small rounds – 25 available – $3 each
Ricotta Baskets – 8 available – $3 each
Small squares – 90 available – $7 each

Large squares (Taleggio size – 8×8), comes with extension, drain plate, and divider – 10 available – $20 each set
Curd distributor to fit large squares – 1 available – $100

Happy to ship, but will add a shipping charge to the price.

Email Megan at [email protected] for more photos and information.

 

BOTTLING MACHINE FOR SALE

Carriage Machine Shop Bottler for sale. Purchased new in 2021, never used.

Fills glass or plastic bottles.
Compatible with SC2, DBJ screw cap, or Stanpac snap caps.
Fills up to 200 gallons or 300 half gallons per hour.
Stainless Steel.
Additional photos and specs available upon request.
Asking $15,000 OBO.
Located in Philadelphia, PA. Buyer responsible for crating and shipping.

Email at [email protected] or text 917-696-8446 for more information.

 

BULK TANK FOR SALE

225 gallon Sunset Milk Bulk Tank.

Pressure tested, condensing unit (with refrigerant), agitator/paddle. In complete working condition and was in use up until 3 days ago at time of posting ad.

Asking $3,000 OBO.

Contact Tyler via email at [email protected] for more photos and pricing.

 

RIPENING ROOM AIR HANDLING SYSTEM FOR SALE
For room around 40 square meters. Includes Opto 22 control panel and software for custom control, RTDs, Temperature controls, Digital inputs and outputs, Analog and serial inputs.
Asking $15,000 or best offer.
Buyer responsible for crating and shipping.
Email [email protected] or call 360-301-3297 for more information.

 

CHEESE PRESS FOR SALE
Manufactured by Nether Industries in WA. Two Cylinder pneumatic press designed for 8 -40# Wilson hoops.

Asking $1,750 or best offer – does not include hoops.
Buyer responsible for crating and shipping.

Email [email protected] or call 360-301-3297 for more information.

 

COMPLETE CHEESE HOUSE FOR SALE
Thistle Hill Farm, makers of Tarentaise, a multiple award-winning ACS alpine-style gruyere, has the following available:
Swiss-made custom built water heated 800 liter copper vat, including stirring;Pre and final Micro Perf moulds and pile presses for each;Final moulds;Take out and finishing linen cloths;Milk pump with fittings and 100’ line;Lab equipment;Technical, scientific/academic papers and regulatory filings, (the Tarentaise Make Sheet is proprietary);Aging, cooling, climate-controlled aging w/ inoculated aging room boards;Complete redundancy on critical components;Customer lists;Limited consulting.
Transfer possible under license, or maybe by the piece.
Multiple pictures are available at the web site and Facebook.Located in North Pomfret, VT.

Serious inquiries only. Contact John Putnam at [email protected] or call 802-457-1884.

 

CREAMERY BUSINESS FOR SALE
For sale: Swallowtail Creamery, an ACS award-winning turn key business with established retail and wholesale outlets. Comes with inventory, backstock, and a small amount of equipment negotiable as part of the asking price. Sale includes transfer of recipes, consultation of creamery operations, goods listed above upon negotiation, wholesale accounts, and any other applicable sales agreements for transfer of ownership. Asking $595,000.

Serious inquiries only please to Lauren and Sean Pignatello at [email protected] or call 207-248-7396.

 

200 Gallon Cheese Vat/Vat Pasteurizer For Sale

200-gallon Duo Vat Cheese Vat model DV 200, all stainless steel with steam injection hot water heating jacket. Includes milk stirring agitator with stainless steel swivel post, stainless steel removable covers, 1.5″ outlet, vat outlet strainer, cheese curd rake, and back-up circulating motor. Fully inspected by NYS Ag & Markets for legal pasteurization until replaced by larger vat last year. Leak detect valve needs to be machined to smooth out groves, or possibly replaced. Does not include thermometers or chart recorder. Approximate dimensions 78″ long x 46″ wide x 20″ deep.

Asking $13,000. Will load onto truck/trailer for local pick-up, or freight if buyer coordinates shipping.

Contact Ashlee at 518-645-2697 or .

Please click here for additional photo.

 

Cheese Vat For Sale

400 gallon Duo Vat includes:
Steam Injection Hot Water Heating Jacket, Milk Stirring Agitator, Cover.
Curd knives and other accessories are also included.

Approximately 7 years old – Excellent Condition.

Asking $12,000.

Additional photos here: Curd Knives, Vat full view.

Contact Norm at [email protected] for more pics or other info.


Food Photographer for Hire

Food photographer passionate about American cheesemaking (and all forms of cheese eating) would love to help tell your story through beautiful, compelling photography. Let’s showcase your business and products through images that connect why you’re unique – and delicious – to new customers and faithful consumers alike.

To chat about your marketing goals for 2022 and your photography needs, contact [email protected] or visit https://photography.chrissieknudsen.com/ for sample work.

North Carolina Farm and Creamery For Sale

Prodigal Farm is an Animal Welfare Approved pasture-based goat dairy, a quick 25 minute drive to Durham, North Carolina. The very picturesque 92-acre farm is currently listed for sale, and includes the creamery and the shell of an historic farmhouse. An adjacent 2.35 acre parcel contains an extensively renovated smaller house that can serve as an interim house or a farm manager/staff house. Prodigal Farm currently milks approximately 95 goats seasonally, producing cheese from their milk, as well as using cow milk from another nearby farm. The creamery produces fresh, soft-ripened,washed rind, natural rind and blue cheeses, for which it’s won several national awards. Prodigal Farm cheeses are sold directly to wholesale customers locally and elsewhere in the U.S., as well as to regional distributors and direct to consumer. The creamery can be leased and operated separately from the rest of the land, sourcing milk from other farms.  The goats and equipment are available for sale separately from the land. 

For more information, please contact [email protected], and view the listing for the property.


Cheese Vat For Sale

800 gallon vat for sale.
Curd knives also available.
Asking price $16,000.
We would consider a trade for a much smaller vat, between 100 and 200 gallons.

Contact [email protected].

 

East Coast Mid-Atlantic Artisanal Goat Cheese Business and/or Equipment For Sale

Yellow Springs Farm is an awardwinning artisanal goat cheese brand including fresh, mold-ripened and firm, natural rind aged cheese recipes in addition to goat milk yogurt product line formulas. Branding, formulas, customers list included. This is a unique opportunity for a start-up, or a great addition to an existing food or beverage (wine/beer/spirits producer) business, or even a restaurant or boutique hotel. It is also ready for growth as an addition to portfolio of a larger, established cheese business. Please see this list of equipment for sale for more information.

Contact [email protected] or 484-356-8291.


Cheese Vat For Sale

Dairy Heritage 1,000 lb vat available.
Asking $14,000.

Contact John Shoemaker at [email protected] or 231-313-3236.


Sheep Dairy and Creamery For Sale

An award-winning, state-of-the-art sheep dairy and creamery for sale in Maryland. The farm is centrally-located within one hour’s drive of Washington D.C. or Baltimore. This is a solid business with a proven track record of award-winning cheeses, a good customer base, established markets and vendors, and room for growth. The farm and creamery are in good standing with the health department, milk control, manure management, and taxes. This operation has a secluded, quiet, private setting with picturesque views. Sheep are included in the sale; approximately 100 milking ewes. Training on cheesemaking, shepherding, and marketing is available.

Contact Michael at 443-547-7827.

Cheesemaking Company For Sale

Are you looking to start making cheese or add to your lineup of products? Couet Farm and Fromagerie (CFF) is an award-winning brand with an excellent reputation for high quality and care. www.couetfarm.com

For sale are CFF’s unique recipes that have won multiple regional and international awards (ACS included), CFF’s 3rd party-audited policies and procedures, customer lists, branding, and equipment. Real estate may also be considered if buyer wishes to continue production in original facility. Please contact Marie-Laure for details: cheese AT couetfarm DOT com