The Original Squeaky Cheese Curds

River Rat Cheese

Cheese Fact #1

A little crunch in your cheese? Those bits are called tyrosine, and they’re actually amino acid clusters that form with age, a sign of a well-aged cheese!

Cheese Fact #2

Cheese is most flavorsome when eaten at room temperature.

Cheese Fact #3

Salt is necessary in cheese curds! It prevents bacteria from growing. It also is used as a preservative; dries the cheese and firms it; enhances the flavor!

Welcome to River Rat Cheese!

Located in the Heart of Clayton, NY

River Rat Cheese offers a vast array of New York State Cheddars. Our cheese ranges from mild, perfect with a glass of wine…to 16-year-old sharp, the bite that will bite back! We also offer many flavored cheddars that can make any get together enjoyable with a plate of cheese and crackers. Our Cheese Curd is known for it’s great squeak! 

How we package our Cheese

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IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN CLAYTON

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  242 James Street     Clayton, NY 13624