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Maximize Your Dairy Category


Maximize Your Dairy Category

Maximize the performance of your dairy category assortment by offering the cheeses operators need to create signature appetizers and entrées across cuisine types and dayparts. Land O’Lakes’ outstanding range of versatile and exceptional back-of-house performance cheese products enables usage across multiple menu items.

Superior Performance

What does performance mean? Performance means superior hot hold time without browning or thickening, smooth texture, fast melting and no oiling off - high quality cheese that takes the worry out of dairy. Operators will appreciate that back-of-house performance combined with unsurpassed dairy flavor when using the “gold standard,” Land O’Lakes® Extra Melt® Process American Cheese.

Back-of-house Savings

Operators can maximize savings by finding a versatile cheese and reducing SKUs in addition to saving on labor with highly convenient, easy-to-use options. Land O’Lakes® Golden Velvet® Cheese Spread is a versatile option that is easy to cube and perfect for adding one-of-a-kind flavor to a wide variety of menu offerings including soups, dips, sauces and cheesy casseroles. For the operator looking to maximize labor, Land O’Lakes® Hi Melt Shredded American Cheese can be used for convenience and good results.

Dependable Value

It is also important to consider diversifying your Performance Cheese portfolio with options for more price-sensitive operators. Land O’Lakes offers two dependable products to help you cater to these operators’ needs – Land O’Lakes® Quesotuyo® Process American Cheese and Hilldale® American Cheese Product, both of which provide good performance, great versatility and quality flavor at a competitive price.

Besides offering outstanding Performance Cheese products, Land O’Lakes provides valuable insights and incentives to help you merchandise your portfolio and potentially increase sales.

Land O’Lakes makes it even easier to sell Performance Cheese products with the following resources and more:

  • Recipe ideas to help inspire operator menu additions (
  • Queso calculator that helps you demonstrate the profitability of selling queso
  • Menu Allowance Program that allows operators to earn money for featuring theLand O’Lakes logo on their menu
  • Performance Extras® Rewards Program that inspires operators to purchase more by providing rebates and rewards on key products

Ensure each of your operators has access to the right Performance Cheese to fit their menu and price point. From the premium performance and quality of Land O’Lakes® Extra Melt® Process American Cheese to the dependable versatility of Land O’Lakes® Quesotuyo® American Cheese and everything in between, Land O’Lakes has a Performance Cheese that meets almost any operator need with the power of a trusted national brand to help you increase sales and maximize your dairy category.

To learn more, contact your Land O’Lakes representative.