A Centennial Sized Thank You

Cabot farmers want to thank our customers for 100 years of support. Here's to a hundred more.

Cabot Through the Years

From being the first dairy co-op to achieve B Corp Certification to being named the World's Best Cheddar, there's a lot to celebrate in our 100-year history.

  • 1919 The co-op was formed.
  • 1960 Membership has reached 600 farmers and cheese was being marketed under Cabot brand.
  • 1989 Cabot won Best of Class for U.S Championships of Cheese.
  • 1993 West Springfield Plant was rebuilt allowing Cabot to enter retail butter business.
  • 2003 Merged with the Chateaugay Cooperative, bringing the McCadam brand & Chateaugay plant to the co-op.
  • 2010 Agri-Mark Whey brand was created.
  • 1930 Cheddar and cottage cheese were added to line of dairy products.
  • 1970-80s New facilities were built to expand product line. The first visitor center opened in Cabot, VT in 1987.
  • 1992 Cabot merged with Agri-Mark.
  • 1994 Middlebury Plant was purchased.
  • 2006 Cabot Sharp Cheddar won World's Best Cheddar at World Championship Cheese Contest.
  • 2019 The next generation of farmers pledges to continue Cabot's commitment to award-winning quality.
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It Started with a Commitment to Quality

Cabot farmers have always believed that delicious products are the reward of a job well done. And that by working together, we can dream bigger, achieve more, and build a stronger tomorrow for future generations.

"Every decision we make, everything we do, it really starts and ends with our cows. That's what a dairy farm is. Dairy cows are amazingly wonderful animals.”

– Marie Audet
Blue Spruce Farm - Bridport, Vermont


Makers of the World's Best Cheddar

After 100 years, Cabot farmers’ commitment to making the world’s best cheese and dairy products has never been stronger. When you love what you do this much, the best is always still to come.

Commercial Highlight

This gem featuring Vermont-based actor Luis Guzmán gushing about Seriously Sharp has long been a favorite, and always brings a smile.

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Take a Peek at How Our Look Has Changed

The world’s best dairy products have gotten their fair share of facelifts over the years. Explore how Cabot’s cheese packaging and others have evolved over time.

Where to Buy the World's Best Cheeses

Our award-winning cheeses are widely available. Find the location nearest you.

Where To Buy

Celebrating 100 Years with Valued Partners

We've partnering with amazing organizations to tell stories about the people and places we value most. Vermont Woodworks supports the forest products industry in Vermont - a win win for all! Listen to Cabot's own Roberta MacDonald about why The End of Life Doula program is important to Cabot's Farm Families.

Cabot's History: Learn the Full Story

We asked historian Eric Singer to help us tell the full history of Cabot Creamery Co-operative. Learn more about Cabot's early days, how we grew, and how we're honoring the past while looking to the future.