πŸ§€ Cheese Shipping Policy - Unwrap the Joy of Perfect Timing! πŸ§€

Hello, Cheese Lovers! πŸŽ‰

At The Cheese People of Grand Rapids, we're committed to delivering the best cheese experience right to your doorstep. Our shipping policy is designed with care, ensuring your dairy delights arrive with the utmost freshness! πŸ“¦

Shipping Rates 🚚

Our shipping rates are like uncovering a hidden cheese gem - fair and delightful! Costs vary based on your location and the cheesy treasures in your cart. Trust us; the taste of our cheese is worth every penny!

Order Cancellation πŸ™…β€β™‚οΈ

Once your order is placed, we jump into action to prepare your package. Unfortunately, there's no turning back! We're like cheese ninjas, ensuring your goodies stay fresh and fabulous.

Shipping Schedule πŸ“…

Our cheese journey begins every Monday! We partner with UPS to deliver our cheesy wonders to all 48 states in the US. Excitingly, we're extending our cheesy delights to even more cheese enthusiasts across the nation! πŸš€

Packaging and Insulation ♻️

Embracing an eco-friendly lifestyle, our packaging includes compostable insulation to keep your cheese snug during its voyage. Each package is equipped with ice packs, ensuring your cheese arrives cool and delightful!

πŸ§€ Pro Tip: If your cheese arrives slightly warm, pop it in the fridge - it'll chill and firm up in no time.

Delivery Times ⏰

Our trusted cheese delivery partner is UPS. Once we send your cheese on its adventure, you'll receive a tracking number to monitor its cheesy progress. For estimated transit times, refer to the UPS Map at the bottom of our page.

Address Accuracy and PO Boxes 🏑

Ensure a smooth journey to cheese happiness with an accurate address! Please double-check your shipping details, as we can't take responsibility for inaccuracies. Note that we can't ship to PO Boxes – a real address is a must for your cheesy treasures!


πŸ•’ Delivery Time: For the ultimate cheese experience, we recommend a delivery of 2 days or less to maintain the best temperatures upon arrival.

Weekend Holds βŒ›

To guarantee your cheese's freshness, we may hold orders if they risk sitting in a UPS warehouse over the weekend. Our goal is to ensure your cheese delights reach you in prime condition.

Customer Satisfaction πŸ˜„

We're here to turn your cheese dreams into reality. If you have questions or concerns, reach out to our incredible customer support team at [Customer Support Email] or [Customer Support Phone Number]. We're fully prepared to assist you on your cheesy journey!

Thank you for choosing The Cheese People of Grand Rapids as your trusted cheese source. Get ready for a cheese-tastic adventure, and we can't wait to deliver the finest cheese products right to your door! πŸ§€πŸ’ƒ

Stay Cheesy, Dear Friends! πŸ§€πŸ§€πŸ§€

-The Mice

  • UPS Ground Shipping Expected Time Frame:


    • In Michigan and surrounding Midwest States : Generally 1 day transit, but may be 2 days.
    • Outside of the Midwest: 2-6 days in transit.Β 
      • During the Holidays or with bad weather there may be delays in transit length.Β 
      • See UPS map below for reference on shipping times:

    Cheesemonger Descriptions

    Aged Asiago

    Aged Asiago, the ultimate bold cheese adventure, is your ally against ghouls or mealtime monotony. Break a piece, dip, and savor its unique character – it's the unrivaled Asiago after nearly 3 years of perfection. Click to View

    Aged Goat Gouda

    Aged Goat Gouda, a Dutch-style masterpiece crafted with goat's milk, is the cheese equivalent of savoring exquisite dark chocolate. It leaves you spellbound, a silent poet entranced by its indescribable Click to View

    Aged Goat Milk Cheddar

    Aged Goat Milk Cheddar is a remarkable goat's milk Cheddar, matured for two years to perfection. Its rich, full-bodied flavor will delight your taste buds with every Click to View

    Aged Gorgonzola

    Our Aged Gorgonzola, a sweet dolce style cheese, is aged an extra few months or more, resulting in a creamy texture and a subtly sweet finish. While it's a bit milder than our Aged Buttermilk Bleu, it's sure to leave you delightfully "bleu'n" away with its unique flavor. Click to View

    Aged Parmesan

    Our Aged Parmesan, matured for three years, is so divine you'll want to savor it anywhere – on its own, in the kitchen, or even in a moat! It's the best Parmesan you've ever tasted, enhancing every dish with its unparalleled richness. Click to View

    Applewood Smoked Cheddar

    Applewood Smoked Cheddar is a three-year-old white cheddar, gently smoked in-house, delivering a mouthwatering combination of rich, sweet, and smoky flavors that'll have you craving more with every bite. It's a true taste Click to View

    Applewood Smoked Gouda

    Our Applewood Smoked Gouda is a Maple Leaf young Gouda, lovingly smoked in-house, making it one of our most beloved cheeses. Its subtly sweet, reserved smoky character sets it apart from the usual hickory smoked versions, making it a delightful treat for all ages and a favorite among our younger cheese Click to View

    Applewood Smoked String

    Our Applewood Smoked String cheese is a labor of love, hand-stretched by Cesar himself and gently kissed by fresh applewood smoke. It's a reinvented classic, giving you a taste experience like no other, far beyond your memories of the smoked string cheese from your youth. Click to View

    Apricot Triple Creme

    Our Apricot Triple Creme is a luxurious experience, featuring layers of St. Andre, a French triple creme cheese, toasted almonds, and apricots. It's like a sophisticated twist on butter and jam, perfect for spreading on a baguette or adding a delicate layer to your French Toast – a truly delightful and life-extending Click to View

    Bleu Triple Creme Brie

    Our Bleu Triple Creme Brie is an exquisite creation, featuring a French triple creme cheese layered with Buttermilk Bleu. It's like the heavenly topping they serve on burgers in the afterlife – pure indulgence with a touch of divine blue cheese Click to View

    Cesar's hand pulled String Cheese

    Cesar's hand-pulled String Cheese is a labor of love, meticulously hand-stretched by Cesar and Heydi. It's an absolute masterpiece, promising a cheese experience like no other – the best you've ever Click to View

    Chandoka Cheddar

    Chandoka Cheddar, a blend of cow and goat milk, is a delightful masterpiece, aged for over three years, delivering a truly unique and exquisite experience akin to aged milk candy. It's a cheese gem reserved for those with a taste for the extraordinary. Click to View

    Cheddar, Aged 13 Years

    Our Aged 13 Years Cheddar is a true cheese time capsule, a journey through the years, with all the crunch, tang, and explosive flavor you could ever desire. It's a cheese experience that takes you back while delivering unmatched richness. Click to View

    Colby Swiss

    Colby Swiss is the everyday cheese hero, blending the goodness of Colby and the distinctive Amish Swiss finish. It's a cheese that starts with a familiar Colby charm and ends with the delightful character of Amish Swiss.

    Creamy Amish Swiss

    Creamy Amish Swiss is like Stettler's signature, a young Swiss cheese, boasting a soft texture reminiscent of Havarti but with a subtle touch of unique character – it's the perfect addition to your sandwich parties. Get ready for a creamily delicious experience with just a hint of that special cheese charm. Click to View


    Donatello is the cheese connoisseur's dream, akin to a well-aged, buttery Manchego, but with an even more exceptional character. Crafted with sheep's milk, it's a taste experience that transcends traditional expectations. Click to View

    Double - Aged Cupola

    Double-Aged Cupola is a delightful American Parmesan with surprising notes of caramel and toasted pineapple, making it an exciting twist on the classic. This cheese offers a unique flavor experience that's bound to tantalize your taste buds. Click to View

    Double Aged Delft Bleu

    Double-Aged Delft Bleu is like a Gouda meets Bleu cheese collaboration, usually mild-mannered and polite, but after two years in our caves, they become distinguished cheese stars with a bold character. This cheese deserves a starring role on your steak – it's a flavor transformation worth savoring generously! Click to View

    Ewephoria's Select

    Ewephoria's Select is a delightful twist on traditional Dutch Gouda, meticulously crafted with pasteurized sheep's milk, and aged for 24 months. Each bite unveils a mild, enchanting butterscotch undertone, making it perfect for cheeseboards, gourmet recipes, or savoring on its own – a truly harmonious and unique cheese experience. Click to View

    Extra Aged Fourmage

    Extra Aged Fourmage, a harmonious blend of buffalo, sheep, cow, and goat milk, creates a creamy masterpiece that's an unforgettable experience for your palate. With two years of aging, the velvety buffalo milk and sweet sheep milk undertones truly make the flavors sing and stand out, especially when paired with succulent pears, juicy peaches, or luscious figs. Click to View

    Fresh ChΓ©vre

    The kitchen magician for an instant tangy twist, perfect for pasta, omelettes, burgers, cheesecakes, and even as a thoughtful wedding gift. Its clean, non-animal taste sets it apart from other goat cheeses. Click to View

    Fresh curds - dill & garlic

    Fresh Curds - Dill & Garlic, crafted by our in-house milk magician Dan Posselt, are a true old-fashioned delight. These hand-milled curds are a perfect balance of garlic and dill, ensuring each bite bursts with irresistible flavor. Click to View

    Fresh curds - plain

    Fresh Curds - Plain, crafted by our in-house milk magician Dan Posselt, are a delightful old-fashioned treat. Hand-milled to perfection, they're a pure and simple cheese delight that's perfect for all cheese lovers. Click to View

    Garlic Herb Spread

    Our Garlic Herb Spread is a sumptuous blend of sweet cream and Mascarpone, infused with the robust flavors of garlic and aromatic herbs. It's the perfect companion for your bagels, crackers, or as a savory addition to your culinary creations. Click to View

    Goat Milk Feta

    Our Goat Milk Feta is a delightful paradox, offering a salty, crumbly, and tart experience while maintaining a moist and fudgy texture that's simply irresistible. Crafted by the talented folks at LaClare Creamery in Malone, WI, using milk from their own herd, it's the perfect addition to your cheese platter or culinary creations. Click to View

    Great-Grand Cheddar, Aged 8 Years

    Great-Grand Cheddar, aged in-house for an extraordinary 8 years, is a testament to our unwavering commitment to creating exceptional cheese. This masterpiece offers a remarkable balance of sweet and tangy flavors, complete with the irresistible crunchiness that defines the finest aged cheeses, inviting you to savor the essence of time and craftsmanship in every remarkable bite. Click to View

    Heritage Aged Cheddar

    Heritage Aged Cheddar, the sibling of Weiss Cheddar, is a one-of-a-kind sharp, white cheddar that's been aged for over 7 years. This "gassy" cheddar boasts extra flavors and a unique depth, creating a remarkable and distinct cheddar experience. Click to View

    HoneyBee Goat Gouda

    HoneyBee Goat Gouda is a delightful Dutch-style Gouda, lovingly crafted with goat's milk, and enhanced with a drizzle of honey that infuses it with a cashew-like, nutty sweetness. This cheese offers a subtly sweet and full-flavored experience that's perfect for slicing, grating, cubing, or enjoying in salads and as a snack with your favorite fruits.

    House - Aged White Cheddar, Aged 5 years

    House-Aged White Cheddar, akin to our Great-Grand Cheddar but not quite as old, is an extra-sharp cheddar that marries a smooth, creamy finish with its bold flavor profile. Aged for a minimum of 5 years, it's the secret ingredient that elevates your Mac n' Cheese to culinary perfection, delivering a delightful sharpness that your taste buds won't soon forget. Click to View

    House Aged Buttermilk Blue

    House Aged Buttermilk Blue, sourced from Roth Kase in Monroe, is a delightful and aged blue cheese that offers the same exquisite character as Bleu Affinee but with the added dimension of being aged in-house. Its unique aging process creates a bold, robust flavor profile that's perfect for those who appreciate a little extra complexity in their blue cheese.

    House-Smoked Mindoro Bleu

    House-Smoked Mindoro Bleu takes our extra-aged Mindoro Bleu wheels and elevates them to a new level with an in-house smoking process. This bold cheese is the perfect winter remedy when smeared on steak, offering a delightful combination of rich smokiness and tangy blue cheese flavor that will chase away any winter blues. Click to View

    Kickaas Applewood Smoked Habanero Jack

    Kickaas Applewood Smoked Habanero Jack is a tantalizing fusion of sweet, fruity heat and a touch of smokiness that adds a fiery kick to your culinary creations. Handcrafted by our cheesemaker Dan Posselt and smoked in-house, it's the secret ingredient that amps up your cooking, providing a flavorful symphony for your taste buds. Click to View

    Kickaas Chipotle Espresso Cheddar

    Kickaas Chipotle Espresso Cheddar is a flavor explosion featuring smoked jalapeΓ±os infused with a spicy tomato marinade, elevated by Dark Matter's Unicorn Blood espresso. Despite its fiery appearance, it offers a balanced heat that's perfect for adding a kick to scrambled eggs, quesadillas, or complementing a glass of peaty Scotch. Crafted by our cheesemaker Dan Posselt, it's a cheese that resembles Jupiter up close, both in appearance and its ability to transport your taste buds to a world of bold, smoky flavors. Click to View

    Kickaas Jack N Dill

    Kickaas Jack N Dill, a full cream Jack cheese infused with fresh dill, is anything but straightforward – it's a magical taste journey that's akin to a fairytale. Crafted by the regal Dan Posselt, our in-house monarch of fromage, it delivers a whimsical blend of creaminess and dill that enchants your palate with every bite. Click to View

    Kickaas Jack with Fresh Basil

    Kickaas Jack with Fresh Basil is a delightful creation that combines the essence of sweet and opal basil, handcrafted by our in-house milk magician, Dan Posselt. The result is a creamy Jack cheese infused with the aromatic and herbaceous notes of basil, making it a delightful addition to your cheese board and culinary creations. Click to View


    Maasdaam is a Dutch interpretation of Swiss cheese, aged for at least 2 years, offering the perfect fusion of Swiss and Gouda characteristics. With delightful Swiss flavor that concludes with buttery notes, it's a cheese that satisfies with every bite, bridging two classic cheese traditions in a single wheel. Click to View

    Marieke Aged Gouda

    Marieke Aged Gouda is a masterpiece of cheese craftsmanship, created with milk straight from the cows and transformed into cheese within hours of milking. Aged as close to a year as possible, this Dutch-style Gouda is celebrated for its amazing flavor that evolves gradually on your tongue from start to finish, complete with those delightful crunchy bits. Click to View

    Marieke Foenegreek Gouda

    Marieke Foenegreek Gouda is a delightful young Gouda enriched with Fenugreek seeds, offering a creamy and subtly maple syrup-like sweetness that evokes hints of French toast. It's a cheese that invites you to savor the fusion of flavors, providing a unique and memorable taste experience. Click to View

    Marieke Gouda Spread

    Marieke Gouda Spread takes a younger Marieke Gouda and transforms it into a delectable spread, boasting the classic flavors that Marieke Gouda is celebrated for. As the original spread from Marieke, it's a true essential that deserves a permanent spot in your fridge, perfect for adding a touch of Gouda excellence to your favorite dishes. Click to View

    Marieke Gouda w/ Cranberry

    Marieke Gouda with Cranberry is a delightful blend of rich and tart flavors that elevate your culinary creations, making it the perfect addition to your turkey sandwich or any dish in need of a gourmet touch. With each bite, you'll experience a burst of exquisite taste that brings a touch of sophistication to your meals. Click to View

    Marieke Hatch Pepper Gouda Spread

    Marieke Hatch Pepper Gouda Spread strikes the perfect balance of spice, adding a mild but enticing kick that's certain to elevate your cracker game. Beware, it's so irresistibly delicious that you'll find yourself ordering more before you know it, making it a must-have in your kitchen. Click to View

    Marieke Honey Clover Gouda

    Marieke Gouda Honey Clover is a cheese that beautifully balances sweetness and earthiness, with subtle hints of fresh grass that make it a delightful addition to your cheese board. It pairs exceptionally well with apples and walnuts, and when accompanied by Riesling or hard cider, it creates a symphony of flavors that enhance your tasting experience. Click to View

    Marieke Honey Clover Gouda Spread

    Marieke Honey Clover Gouda Spread takes the sweet essence of Honey Clover Gouda and transforms it into a luscious spread that offers a symphony of flavors. You'll savor the initial sweetness of honey and cheese, followed by the savory notes of clover, creating an irresistible and addictively good spread that elevates your culinary creations. Click to View

    Marieke Mustard Seed Gouda

    Marieke Mustard Seed Gouda is a cheese of rich heritage and artisan craftsmanship. Made with premium, raw cow's milk from the Penterman family farm and aged on Dutch pine planks for over 9 months, this cheese showcases the creamy, earthy flavors of Gouda, accentuated by the presence of black and yellow mustard seeds. Click to View

    Marieke Nettle Gouda

    Marieke Nettle Gouda is a flavorful delight that captures the essence of Dutch heritage, crafted with premium, raw cow's milk from the Penterman family farm. Handcrafted using herbs and seeds sourced from the Netherlands, this Gouda offers a creamy, herbaceous profile with captivating notes of garlic and parsley that create an unforgettable tasting experience. Click to View

    Marieke Summer Fields Gouda

    Marieke Gouda Summer Fields is a smooth, rich Gouda cheese adorned with fragrant herbs of rosemary and thyme. Perfectly paired with apples, walnuts, Riesling, or hard cider, it's a delightful addition to your cheese board that harmonizes flavors with elegance. Click to View

    Marieke Truffle Gouda

    Marieke Truffle Gouda is a young, savory sensation infused with the enchanting essence of truffle, creating a taste experience that's irresistibly delicious. With its captivating truffle notes, it's a must-have cheese for those who appreciate the exquisite fusion of earthy and umami flavors in their culinary Click to View

    Marieke Gouda Reserve

    Experience a symphony of rich, crystalline aged gouda notes harmoniously balanced with the velvety creaminess of youth in the limited-edition Marieke Gouda Reserveβ€”a delectable treat for true cheese enthusiasts. Marieke Gouda Reserve

    Cheesemonger Descriptions, continued!

    Mindoro Bleu (gold foil)

    A good all around bleu. Creamy but will crumble if you show it a good time. Sharper finish that stings the mouth. Cow's milk. Click to View

    Mild Goat Gouda

    Mild Goat Gouda is a Dutch-style Gouda crafted with goat's milk, offering a creamy and milder profile compared to its aged counterpart, Dutch Girl. This cheese is the perfect choice for sandwiches and an excellent addition to your favorite cheese board, delivering a delightful and approachable taste experience. Click to View

    Nut Sweet Aged Swiss

    Nut Sweet Aged Swiss is a cheese that embodies the Swiss cheese tradition, aged for over 2 years, delivering a perfect blend of creamy and crunchy textures. When you cut into it, the cheese releases a tantalizing aroma and provides a satisfying crunch, offering an exquisite Swiss cheese experience that's simply irresistible. Click to View

    Pistachio Log

    The Pistachio Log is a delightful creation, featuring a half-pound of sweet cream cheddar spread, generously rolled in crushed pistachios. Indulge in the creamy, nutty goodness of this luxurious treat, perfect for satisfying your cravings. Click to View

    Pleasant Ridge Reserve

    Pleasant Ridge Reserve is a truly exceptional artisanal cheese, renowned for its rich and mature flavor profile. This cheese offers a delightful combination of zip, zing, and a unique roasted pineapple zang, making it an exquisite choice for connoisseurs seeking sophistication, complexity, and culinary refinement in their cheese selection. Click to View

    Port Wine Cheese Spread

    Port Wine Cheese Spread is a delightful fusion of sweetness from port wine and the bold richness of cheddar cheese, creating a harmonious and indulgent spread. Perfect for pairing with crackers or fruits, or as a delicious dip, this cheese spread offers an elegant touch and a delightful flavor experience for those who appreciate a blend of sweet and sharp in their culinary creations. Click to View

    Ruby Bella

    Ruby Bella is an exquisite cheese crafted by bathing Bellavitano wheels in Founders' Rubaeus for a couple of weeks. This unique process creates a delightful cheese with a balance of crunchiness, sweetness, and the rich qualities of both cheddar and parmesan, making it a perfect choice for those special occasions when you desire a sophisticated and unique cheese experience. Click to View

    Rush Creek Reserve

    Rush Creek Reserve is a unique cheese that boasts a custardy, smooth, and funky texture, with rich and brothy flavors that mature the taste of apples. These little wheels are bound in spruce bark and made with raw milk, using winter's dry hay. Created by the skilled artisans at Uplands Cheese Co., this cheese is a seasonal delicacy, best enjoyed at room temperature or gently heated to bring out its exceptional qualities, making it the ultimate form of milkish flattery for your palate. Click to View

    Smoked Amish Swiss

    Behold the Smoked Amish Swiss, a delightfully creamy young Swiss kissed by the whisper of smoky allure, ready to grace your palate and elevate your sandwich experience with its soft, Havarti-like texture and newfound depths of Click to View

    Sweet Creme Havarti

    Our Sweet Creme Havarti, aged for an additional year or more, offers a rich and profound flavor profile that surpasses all other Havarti varieties. This indulgent cheese features a luxurious and creamy texture, making it a must-try for cheese enthusiasts who seek an exceptional taste experience, redefining the standard for Havarti and exemplifying our commitment to delivering exceptional quality and flavor. Click to View

    Sweet Creme Havarti Smoked in Fruitwood

    Steve Stettler’s Havarti, aged for two years and cold smoked with our own peach wood boughs, is a cheese that radiates sophistication and flavor. Trust us, this delicacy is a culinary experience you absolutely deserve to savor. Click to View

    Tequila Reaper Mozzarella

    This cheese delivers a bold and spicy kick, making it the perfect choice to elevate your culinary creations, from nachos and grilled cheeses to chili, all with a fantastic melting quality that enhances your dishes to a whole new level of flavor and heat. Click to View

    Vino D'Uva Bellavitano

    Uva Bella is a cheese masterpiece created by bathing Bellavitano cheese wheels in Concord Grape Wine, infusing them with fruity, sweet notes and creating a delightful interplay of creamy and nutty cheese textures with the essence of wine. It's perfect for cheese boards, salads, or enhancing everyday dishes with its unique flavor. Click to View

    Weiss Aged Cheddar

    Weiss Aged Cheddar, hand-dipped in vibrant red wax, is a rare treat aged for over five years. With its limited availability, this cheddar boasts a unique blend of sharp and sweet flavors that set it apart in the cheddar family. Click to View