On behalf of the Krause and Schaap families, we thank you for visiting our website. We are the proud owners of Tucumcari Mountain Cheese Factory.
We are proud to be producing feta that is everything you’ve come to expect from the delicious Greek cheese. In fact, 95% of our production at Tucumcari Mountain Cheese is Ithaki Feta.
World Championship Cheese Contest Winner!
Tucumcari Mountain Cheese entered several of our cheeses in the World Championship Cheese Contest. Our Ithaki Feta won 3rd place out of 30 entries for Best Feta! First prize went to Klondike Cheese Co. and 2nd went to Arla Foods Kruså. We are so proud of our feta, and are glad it was recognized for its delicious flavor and texture!
If you’d like to know more about the competition, please visit their website by clicking here.
We Source Our Own Milk!
We pride ourselves on knowing where our milk comes from. We grow crops, feed our own cows and take the milk straight to our cheese plant. It is a cycle of production we are very proud of.