Frisian family business with a rich history
In 1760, the Compagnonsvaart canal was excavated between central Friesland and Drenthe. In 1817, the canal reached Appelscha, where Eisenga Kaasondernemers had its first business premises. Although the canal was primarily intended for drainage and transporting peat, it was also used to transport butter and cheese on demand. Around 1870, the Eisengas started transporting butter and cheese as a business venture of their own, selling these products to grocers and milk vendors along the route. This marked the start of the company’s cheese trading activities. When the demand for inland shipping delivery services started to decline at the end of the 19th century, Eisenga switched its focus entirely to trading in cheese from 1898 on.
Henk and Ruud Eisenga are the fifth generation to take control of the helm of this cheese wholesale business. The brothers started to learn the ins and outs of the cheese trade at a very early age. There were still teenagers when they started working in the warehouse and selling cheese from mobile market vehicles. They have clear ambitions and know exactly where they want to take the company. Collective growth through contemporary entrepreneurship is central to their strategy.
Cheese warehouse in Oosterwolde
We focus on making independent entrepreneurs and small-scale formulas more successful. Thanks to our successful efforts to market proprietary formulas in a variety of sales channels, we have acquired a wealth of experience in this part of the market in recent years. That practical expertise is extremely valuable to independent cheese entrepreneurs.
Within the landscape of cheese retail, we support the following proprietary formulas:
Eisenga Kaas for
market stall holders
Do you require more information about the terms and conditions under which we produce private label cheese? Please contact Ruud Eisenga: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collaboration with farmers and small cheese producers
We also help small cheese producers with their brand development, marketing and sales activities with the same passionate enthusiasm. Together, we form a strong team that makes your cheese brand(s) a success.