I love cottage cheese – not that lowfat crap, but delicious creamy max fat small curd. I use it as a dip for ruffled potato chips and tell myself I’m eating healthy. I usually sprinkle a little Tony Chachere Creole Seasoning on the top.
Friendly Farms cottage cheese is another in-house product from Aldi, the German discount food chain scattered across the US. I’ve reviewed some of their stuff before. Generally for “staples,” you can’t beat Aldi in price, except at the Dollar Store, which has become my new “go-to” place for tomato juice, chicken and beef broth. They’re a buck. 🙂
You can check where your dairy products originate (you’ll probably want the producer to be as close to you as possible) by deciphering the numeric production code on the carton or bottle. It is usually near the expiration date in the format of XX-XXX or similar.
Then you trot over to this website and enter the code. Voila! So I find out this cottage cheese is packaged for Aldi by a company called PET O’Fallon, outside of St. Louis and seemingly a part of Dean Foods, one of the nation’s largest food producers, and a company with a pretty boring website.
I’m picky about cottage cheese, and I like this one. Since it is from Aldi, it’s a great value too.
friendly farms cottage cheese