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Our Traditional Mediterania Soft Creamy Feta is a softer take on the classic Mediterranean feta cheese. Enjoy the same delicious fresh yet tangy taste of feta cheese, but with a creamier, spreadable texture.

Soft Creamy Feta

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Our Traditional Mediterania Labneh is an unripened cheese with fresh paste. It is made with pressed-yogurt to create a thick, rich cheese, similar in texture to whipped cream cheese.

Labneh Cheese

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Our Traditional Mediterania Firm Feta cheese is fresh, a little salty, and has a slightly tangy taste.

Firm Feta

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Our Traditional Ricotta cheese has a thick and creamy consistency.

Ricotta

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Our Traditional Mascarpone cheese has a velvety, thick consistency.

Mascarpone

Cheese Ideas

  • chaeban artisan cheese on a salad

    Greek or Fattoush
    salads

    Our Traditional Mediterania Firm Feta cheese is perfect for Greek or Fattoush salads, and enhances the flavours of all your favourite Mediterranean meals.

  • pita bread dipped in cheese

    A delicious touch for
    your pita bread

    Our Traditional Mediterania Labneh can be enjoyed by drizzling a little olive oil on top, use it as a dip with herbs, and scoop it all up with crackers or pita bread.

  • drizzling honey on cheese cracker

    Honey Date Bites
    with our cheese

    Our Traditional Mediterania Soft Creamy Feta is a softer take on the classic Mediterranean feta cheese. It’s perfect to spread on to your cracker. Adding some honey and a date will take your snack to the next level!

  • A delicious touch to your recipes

    Our Traditional Ricotta cheese is perfect for savoury dishes – like lasagna and pasta as well as sweet desserts like cannoli and recipes with honey and fruit.

100% Canadian milk.
Proudly produced in Manitoba.
Always local.

Fun Cheese Facts

  • "It takes 10 pounds of milk to make just 1 pound of cheese"

  • "Cheese was created over 4,000 years ago-by accident"

  • "Some cheeses are illegal in the United States"

  • "Mice don’t like cheese"

  • "Cheddar Cheese is never naturally orange"

  • "Four per cent of cheese is stolen, making it the most stolen food in the world."

  • "Gouda accounts for over half of the world’s cheese consumption"

About
joseph chaeban cheese

Our
Story

You could say that Joseph Chaeban has Gruyère genes. As a second generation cheese maker, he learned the secret to creating exceptional artisanal cheese from his father, Daham.

Some of Joseph’s earliest memories are from Northern Africa where his family ran Fromagerie Chaeban, a premium, European-style cheese plant and cheese shop. Every morning he’d creep into the aging room to grab an entire wheel of Camembert for breakfast. It wasn’t just eating the cheese that he loved, it was the whole process of creating the cheese; all the planning and the problem solving that went into crafting this living organism.

Chaeban Artisan takes Joseph’s skill for cheese making and pairs it with the fresh, premium ingredients. Whether it’s making smooth, spreadable Labneh or crafting the wash and rind of a hard cheese, Joseph puts in a passion you can taste.

Read the full story of how Joseph became the master cheese maker.

Core Five

Care for
all people always

Be environmentally
friendly

Give back whenever
possible

Make everything
from scratch

Support local
producers

Because we’ve been shown so much kindness, and we will give back to our community

Our Team

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Joseph is Chaeban Artisan’s fearless leader!
He loves all things dairy - sometimes we think he loves cheese more than he loves Zainab.

Joseph Chaeban

Master Cheese Maker

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She keeps Joseph in line, and also helps him to make all delicious cheeses.

Zainab Ali

Cheese Head

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As a partner, he gets to taste every cheese first.
Best. Job. Ever.

Darryl

Cheese Head

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Saada is Zainab’s big sister and an integral part of our shop; she works hard behind the scenes to make sure all of our cheese is packaged and ready for sale!

Saada

Fromager

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She is here to make sure our cheeses are perfect before leaving us and getting to your home.

Denise

Quality Assurance Manager

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Here to make Chaeban Artisan legendary!
Loves all things relating to cheese.

Katerina

Chief of Fromager experience

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She is here to spread the word about Chaeban Artisan. She is also the super social media woman. Her favourite cheese? Soft Creamy Feta all the way!

Gracy

Head Story Fromager

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She works hard behind the scenes to make sure all of our cheese is packaged and ready for sale! Soft Creamy Feta fan!

Val

Fromager

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Mohammad

Monger

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Youssef

Monger

Always Servin’ up cheesy goodness!

Blog

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May 18th, 2021

Honey Orange Ricotta

A delicious lightly sweetened ricotta dip perfect with fruit or as a topping for French Toast, crepes, waffles, sweet biscuits, strawberry shortcake, oatmeal, a base for fruit pizza, and so on. It’s easy to make and it’s absolutely delicious! Ingredients: 1 cup Chaeban Artisan Ricotta 1-2 Tbsp liquid honey 1 Tbsp orange zest Instructions: In a small bowl, whisk together ricotta, honey, and orange zest. Pour in a serving bowl, cover, and keep refrigerated until ready to use. Notes Variations: add vanilla extract add cinnamon, nutmeg or cardamom add fresh mint, lemon verbena, lemon balm or lemon thyme use lemon or lime zest instead of orange use stevia or maple syrup…

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Retailers

Winnipeg Locations

  • Anna Family Store
  • Alsham Food Market
    Blady Middle Eastern
  • Baraka Pita Bakery & Restaurant
  • Calabria Market and Deli
  • Casablanca Food Market
  • Crampton’s Market
  • De Luca Specialty Foods Ltd.
  • De Luca’s Retail South Landing
  • Ellements Wine + Spirits The Forks
  • Family Foods
    PORTAGE
    ST. MARY’S ROAD
  • Food Fare
    CAVALIER, LILAC, MARYLAND, PORTAGE, SILVER HEIGHTS
  • Fromagerie Bothwell
  • Grocery Bazar
  • Halal Meats Centre & Specialty Foods
  • Local Meats and Frozen Treats
  • Millads Supermarket
  • Miller’s Meats
    HEADMASTER, GRANT, ST. MARY’S
  • Mottola Grocery
  • Pinawa Motel
  • Preserve by flora & farmer
  • Red River Co-op
    GRANT PARK, SOUTHDALE, ST. VITAL
  • Safeway
    HENDERSON, NESS, MARION, PEMBINA, KEEWATIN, CORYDON, PORTAGE, KILDARE, KENASTON, RIVER
  • Sobeys
    GRANT PARK, NORTHDALE, PEMBINA, REENDERS, RIVERGROVE, SAGE CREEK, UNICITY, WEST END
  • Tarboosh Middle Eastern
    Specialty Foods & Cuisine
  • Tasse’s Balkan Foods
  • Vic’s Market
  • Vita Health

Surrounding Areas

  • Red River Co-op
    STONEWALL, ST NORBERT
  • Sobeys
    BIRDS HILL, BRANDON SOUTH, STEINBACH

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