Premium Natural Cheese by the Slice

Kasia PaprockiNew Products

Count on PREMIUM NATURAL SLICES from the award-winning cheese makers at Bongards to liven up your sandwiches, burgers, wraps and other menu items with exceptional, natural flavor. Enjoy pre-sliced convenience plus consistent quality and performance.  Your guests will love the authentic, natural cheese flavors and you can upgrade your menu with premium items. Our natural slices are made with our … Read More

Tequila Infused Queso Recipe

Kasia PaprockiFoodservice, Recipes

Nothing beats the combo of warm crispy chips and melty queso except when a  splash of tequila is added into the mix.   To make this dish melt Bongards Super Melt Cheese with a sautéed tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeño and a splash of tequila. Then top your bowl of creamy, cheesy goodness with the pico de gallo mixture and serve with tortilla chips for an … Read More

Cheese snacking innovation is on the rise

Kasia PaprockiC-Store, General Insights, K-12, New Products

Bongards Cheese Curds and String Cheeses were recently featured in a Food Business News article outlining the most promising new products in snacking cheese innovation. Click HERE to see the feature! In the cover article FBN talks about how snacking behavior has been on the rise in the US and today 3 in 5 consumers say snacking is necessary to get … Read More

Petite Beef Sliders Recipe

Kasia PaprockiFoodservice, Recipes

For a fun and premium twist on the traditional burger try Bongards Petite Beef Sliders.  Form dry-aged beef into three petite burgers and grill. Top each with a slice of Bongards Pepper Jack Cheese, then place on gourmet slider buns with micro greens and red onion slices. Finish with thick-cut pickle slices (and homemade ketchup for bonus points) for a must … Read More

Gourmet Tuna Melt with Charred Radicchio Recipe

Kasia PaprockiFoodservice, Recipes

Three types of cheese make this tuna melt extra special. Top toasty, thick-sliced whole-grain bread with diced crispy pancetta and charred radicchio. Spread with a light and creamy mixture of chunky Ahi tuna, green onion, celery and mayo. Arrange Bongards Provolone, Cheddar and Mozzarella natural cheese slices over the top and broil until the cheese is golden brown and bubbly. Tuna … Read More

Bongards Patron Jer-Lindy Farms wins the US Dairy Sustainability award

Kasia PaprockiGeneral Insights, Uncategorized

The Jennissen family are Bongards patrons and have been recognized with a 2016 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability. The 200-cow Brooten, Minn., farm was acknowledged for its multi-generational commitment to a number of innovative sustainable practices. Highlights include reducing the farm’s energy use by 20 percent by utilizing an energy efficiency program, and not using any … Read More

The Story Behind Every Slice

Kasia PaprockiGeneral Insights

The success of Bongards Premium Cheese comes down to high-quality cheese crafted using time honored recipes and the freshest milk. Bongards’ products are consistently sought after in a variety of segments from foodservice to food manufacturers to c-stores.  The secret to crafting a craveable cheese requires starting with the best ingredients. Making cheese on a large scale takes great effort, … Read More

Breakfast ideas that are trending Millennial


Here are some easy-prep ideas for turning classic breakfast ingredients into hearty, cheese-alicious lunch and dinner faves: Chicken and Biscuit Breakfast – a fried chicken breast over a flaky buttermilk biscuit, topped with two poached eggs and a spicy queso sauce made with Bongards White Super Melt Process American Loaf. Chile Verde Benedict – pulled pork over corn tortillas with … Read More

Daring yet doable C-store breakfast ideas


Take your breakfast business to adventurous new places with updated sandwiches featuring on-trend carriers. You don’t have to go out on a limb. Just change up a few ingredients to elevate your sandwiches from ordinary to cutting edge. Big Bavarian – swap out the English muffin or biscuit for a chewy pretzel bun; add an egg, sausage patty and a … Read More

Breakfast Wars: 4 areas where C-stores aren’t keeping up


There’s never been more hype for all-day breakfast. McDonald’s is driving awareness and other big players like Taco Bell and Subway are taking it to the next level with innovative breakfast offerings and some fun marketing. As a C-store brand, you need to remember that these competitors are a threat to your breakfast program and your profits. Your customers want … Read More