Umbrella brand Schweizer Alpkäse

The umbrella brand Schweizer Alpkäse was created by the Schweizerischen Alpwirtschaftlichen Verband (SAV) (Swiss Alpine Agriculture Association) and the Swiss Milk Producers (SMP). The goal is to promote regional and inter-regional cooperation between alp cheese makers, support tem in marketing their cheese as well as sales promotion and strengthening the competitiveness of alp cheeses.

 

 

Business office

Martin Rüegsegger
Alexandra Casanova

Schweizer Alpkäse
c/o Schweizer Milchproduzenten SMP
Weststrasse 10
3000 Berne 6
Tel: 031 359 53 17
Fax: 031 359 58 51

E-Mail: info@schweizeralpkaese.ch

 

 

Alp Cheese Commission

The 9-member Alp Cheese Commission is responsible for the project management, definition and implementation of measures, and finances. The Alp Cheese Commission is chaired by a member of the Schweizerischen Alpwirtschaftlichen Verbandes SAV.

Membres
Mauro Gendotti (SAV Ticino), President
Anton à Porta (SMP Graubünden)
Marco Bolt (SAV St. Gallen/Appenzell)
Urs Guntern (SMP Valais)
Jürg Iseli (SMP Berne)
Oskar Lötscher (SAV Fribourg)
Alfred Santschi (SAV Berne)
Philippe Schwenter (SMP Vaud)
David Zumstein (SAV Obwalden)

 

IG Schweizer Alpkäse

All regional alp cheese organisations are represented in the IG Schweizer Alpkäse. The number of seats depends on the quantity of cheese produced.

 

Region Organisation Seats Representative
Berne CasAlp (Berner Alpkäse AOP / Berner
Hobelkäse AOP)
4 Jürg Iseli, Hans Kohler, Stefan Sieber, Ueli Tritten
Fribourg Coopérative fribourgeoise des producteurs de fromages d’alpage
(Gruyère d’alpage AOP)
3 Oskar Lötscher, Jean Louis Roch, Jacques Ruffieux
Glarus Glarona (Glarner Alpkäse AOP) 1 Albrecht Rhyner
Graubünden Alpwirtschaftskommission des Bündner Bauernverbandes 4 Cornelia Aliesch, Anton à Porta, Töni Gujan, Thomas Roffler
Lucerne Alpwirtschaftlicher Verein Kanton Luzern 1 Markus Zihlmann
Nidwalden IG Nidwaldner Alpkäser 1 Paul Barmettler
Obwalden IG Obwaldner Alpkäse 2 Erwin Spichtig, David Zumstein
Schwyz Alpwirtschaftlicher Verein Kanton Schwyz 1 Markus Betschart
St. Gallen / Appenzell Verein Alpkäseproduzenten 3 Marco Bolt, Paul Good, Patrick Mannhart
Ticino Società Ticinese di Economia Alpestre (STEA) (Tessiner Alpkäse AOP) 2 Valerio Faretti, Mauro Gendotti
Uri Genossenschaft Urner Alpkäseproduzenten 2 Toni Horat-Schönbächler, Othmar Zgraggen
Vaud Etivaz Coopérative des producteurs de fromages d’alpage “L’Etivaz AOP” 2 Pascal Guenat, Olivier Yersin
Vaud Jura Vaud Terroirs 2 Jean-Claude Pittet, Philippe Schwenter
Valais Sortenorganisation Walliser Raclette AOP 3 Urs Guntern, Charles A. Mudry, Adrian Zuber