Classified Ads

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Classified Ads

 

BUTTER CHURN FOR SALE

40 gallon Bob White Systems custom butter churn.
Stainless churn built with lid safety sensor, stainless paddles, water jacket port, removable shaft, buttermilk spout, and rocking handle. Churn is on casters. In perfect condition. Churn operates without anything more than proper electrical connection.
Contact for product manual, additional questions or photos if interested in more detail.
Asking $9,500 (offers can be discussed)
Freight can be arranged by buyer, or at buyer’s expense. Can also be picked up in Western Colorado. Contact Tess at [email protected]

 

CREAMERY & BAKEHOUSE FOR SALE

Opportunity to purchase an award winning, widely respected, multi-faceted business and a 186 acre preserved farm just a little over an hour from New York City and Philadelphia. Bobolink’s facility, property, grazing infrastructure, and dual-purpose cow herd are included in the sale. The turnkey operations include the creamery, cheese ripening cave, and all cheese making equipment. Also included is the bakehouse, featuring an Alan Scott inspired wood-fired oven, and rights to all recipes for their delicious heritage grain breads. The 140 head of cattle supply the milk for their artisan cheeses and their 100% grass fed beef, and are the results of over 20 years of breeding to create the perfect resilient cow. Visit this link below to see the gorgeous farmhouse, the additional guest house and barns that house their storefront, milking parlor and home. This sale also includes all the farm equipment and vehicles used to manage the farm and deliver products to market.
See this Link for more information: jumpvisualtours.com/428435
Or contact Marie Newell, Weichert Realtors,at (908) 310-8211 or [email protected]

 

GOAT CHEESE BUSINESS FOR SALE
Entire Micro Dairy and Cheese House For Sale
AlpineGlo Farm is currently offered for sale. We have been successfully making farmstead goat cheeses since 2016, but the time has come to move on. Inventory includes a herd of 12 ADGA Alpine Dairy Goats (currently due to kid in April), all milk parlor contents, and all cheese house contents including 30 gallon pasteurizer. We currently are looking to sell the entire business, to set up on your own farm. Real estate is not included in the sale. For a complete list of inventory please contact the farm directly. Located in Southern Vermont.
Contact Rachel Ware at [email protected] or (802) 463-2018.
www.alpineglofarm.com

 

CHEESE VAT FOR SALE

Custom made 500 liter cheese vat, fabricated by Ullmer’s Dairy in 2021.
Heavy stainless steel construction, non-jacketed, manual tipping, kettle style.
Vat is on a frame with casters. Accompanied by a lid, an immersion heating flag, a wall mount flag hanger, a thermometer hanger, and a curd harp (3/4″ cut). This is a simple, rustic design – vat must have supplemental heat for heating milk (hence the heating flag or you could use a propane burner) or could be used as a coagulation vat, etc.
Pick up in Tunnel Hill, GA or we could discuss freight options if interested.
Asking $6,500

Contact [email protected] for enquiries or more info.

 

Brine Tank For Sale

350 gallon capacity brine tank with sloped bottom and 2″ TC fitting
Great Condition
Perfect sanitary open-top fermentation vessel, mixing tank, or brine tank.
88″ x 36″ x 26″
Tank only, stand not included.
Asking $4,000 OBO

Contact [email protected]

 

52 Gallon Cheese Vat/Vat Pasteurizer For Sale

C. Van’t Riet batch pasteurizer/ cheese vat for sale.
52 Gallon capacity, 3A Certified, airspace heating, leak detection valve, and Anderson chart recorder with 2 temperature probes. Also Included are curd harp, curd paddle, curd pitchfork, extra boxes of chart paper & extra tubes of valve lubricant.
Asking $10,000
Located in Scurry, TX

Contact Kelsey at [email protected] or 972-824-2709

 

COPPER CHEESE VAT FOR SALE

Large Copper Cheese Vat
5 feet in diameter, 3 feet 9 inches deep.
Asking $7,000
Located in Kimberton, PA

Contact [email protected]

 

CHEESE BUSINESS FOR SALE

Samish Bay Cheese is for sale after 26 years as an organic farmstead dairy producing cheeses and other dairy products:
Fresh cheeses, including unique and award winning Ladysmith and Vache as well as Mozzarella, & Feta
Aged cheeses, including Goudas and Cheddars, plain and flavored, with a substantial inventory of four year and older plus some over 10 years old
Whole milk, cream on top, yogurt in glass jars and bulk; Greek yogurt in glass and bulk; Labneh; and Kefir.
Having grown steadily for years in the greater Puget Sound region, Samish Bay Cheese is poised to double their cheese production over the coming year by partnering with another local organic dairy to supply milk.
Included in the business sale are 54 organic acres, newer 3,000 ft. cheese production facility, multiple barns, retail shop, solar energy, equipment, livestock, farmhouse with attached apartment & more.
Located in Bow, Washington.
Click here for listing details and virtual tours.
Click here for a digital flyer and video.

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

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