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Bergader is a German cheese manufacturing company famous for their different varieties of traditional Bavarian cheeses. Their cheese specialties have won many awards including gold medal by the German Agricultural Society for Bergader Edelpilz, Bergader Blu, Bergader Bergbauern and Bergader Almkäs.

Bergader was founded by Basil Weixler in 1902. He launched many popular cheeses over his lifetime, the most famous being Bergader Edelpilz. A mould ripened, blue veined cheese with a mushroomy taste, the recipe for Bergader Edelpilz hasn't changed since 1927. Another of their cheese specialty is the mild flavoured Bavaria blu, a lactose and gluten free blue cheese made entirely without additives or preservatives. 

Cheeses manufactured by Bergader:

  • Bergader Edelpilz
  • Bergader BLU
  • Bavaria Blu
  • Bergader Cremosissimo
  • Bergader Mini brie
  • Bonifaz
  • Basils Original Rauchkäse
  • Bianco
  • Bergader Caciotta
  • Bergader Petida


  • Made from cow's milk
  • Country of origin: Germany
  • Vegetarian: no
  • Producers: Bergader Privatkäserei GmbH

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