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Tim Cronin Details BelGioioso Cheese's Polly-O Brand and Category Growth

Friday, August 19th, 2022

The team here at Deli Market News is all ears when it comes to the cheese case, and BelGioioso Cheese’s Tim Cronin, General Manager of the Polly-O brand, recently made our ears perk up with some exclusive insights on the beloved brand. If you had a chance to see our last exclusive video with Tim, then you know this cheesemaker has lots in store for consumers and its retail partners.

Tim Cronin, General Manager, BelGioioso Cheese“We have the traditional mozzarella, which is a whole milk or part-skim, low-moisture mozzarella that comes in a chunk,” says Tim, sharing some of the details of the offerings that comprise this innovative lineup. “Then in the snacking category, we have the Polly-O String Cheese.”

As made evident by the continuous rise of the sector, the snacking category holds a host of opportunities for cheesemakers like BelGioioso.

BelGioioso's Polly-O brand is tapping into the demand of the snacking category with its cheese sticks and other offerings

“Snacking is something that is growing and growing and growing,” says Tim. “Polly-O was one of the creators and founders of the string cheese category. Right now, we’re trying to re-establish it as the premier brand of string cheese within the dairy category.”

Complementing its string cheese products, the Polly-O brand is also bringing back some of its fan-favored mozzarellas, parmesans, and asiagos, with plans to have a full-scale premium Italian dairy line under the Polly-O brand within retail.

Find out more in our exclusive video above!

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The BelGioioso story began over a century ago when BelGioioso President, Errico Auricchio, a fourth-generation cheesemaker, founded a cheese company based on a philosophy of excellence. In 1979,...