Prepare & Package


Schuman Cheese offers a range of capabilities unmatched in the cheese industry. Exclusive relationships with top producers around the world enable Schuman to ensure quality from vat through delivery. As a vertically integrated company, we maintain supervision of all production and product innovation, globally and in the United States.

Forms & Packaging
From large wheels and blocks down to sandwich slices and shreds, if you can’t find what you need, just ask and we’ll do our best to fulfill your request. Whatever the cheese form, we also offer a variety of packaging well-suited for transporting, storing or serving product, including trays, cups, plastic jars, tubs and bags in a variety of sizes.

Processing & Distribution
More than 80 million pounds of cheese are processed each year in our state-of-the-art facilities in Fairfield, New Jersey, and Elgin, Illinois. There, cheeses are grated, shred, shaved, sliced or cut, then packaged in a variety of ways. As an industry leader, Schuman also offers world-class service and logistics. Our sophisticated warehouse management system allows for just-in-time deliveries and cost-effective distribution.

Domestic Production
Over the years, our business has grown to include domestic cheese making, as well. Our ever-growing portfolio includes award-winning Parmesan, Romano, Asiago, Fontal, Mascarpone, Mozzarella, Gorgonzola & Blue, Provolone cheeses. With a culinary expert on staff who specializes in custom recipes, we are well-equipped to meet each customer’s unique product needs.

Quality Assurance
Our world-class production is supported by a comprehensive quality assurance system. We are proud to assure continuity of quality control over every step of our production process through delivery. We adhere to the highest quality standards and consistently meet all federal, state and local requirements, while also earning top scores in audits performed by outside professionals and our customers’ own QA departments.

Sustainability
Ongoing assessments mean that nearly every aspect of our production process has been adapted to align with our desire to be environmentally friendly and responsible.