Real Food Feels Good

Located in Historic Peterborough, NH, we are New England's first 100% plant-based cheese company, and we take pride in our craft. We make delicious, non-dairy cheese using cashews as the base and fermentation to achieve its rich, creamy taste and smooth texture. Our cultured cheese is free of inflammatory oils, thickeners, and gums. Health and wellness for all is our focus. When you eat our cheese, you’ll experience the magic of fermentation. Vibrant, Fresh, Alive.

A Delicious Innovation

At Shire's, crafting exceptional plant-powered cheese is an art form, a symphony of flavors that starts with the finest ingredients and meticulous craftsmanship. Our cheese-making process is a testament to our commitment to quality, taste, and innovation.

It all begins with selecting the cleanest, purest wholefood ingredients. The best cheese comes from the best sources, so we carefully curate our ingredients to ensure every bite is a burst of flavor and nutrition.

  • The Art of Fermentation

    We use time-honored traditions by allowing our cheese to ferment naturally. This patient process unlocks rich and complex flavors, resulting in a cheese that's as unique as it is delicious.

  • Modern Techniques

    While we cherish tradition, we're not bound by it. Our team combines these old-world techniques with modern innovations to achieve consistency, quality, and taste that's second to none.

  • Quality Control

    We maintain rigorous quality control at every step of the process. From the moment the ingredients arrive to the final product leaving our facility, every detail is scrutinized to ensure you receive cheese of the highest caliber.

From Peterborough to Your Plate

Nestled in the historic town of Peterborough, NH, our cheese carries the essence of our picturesque surroundings. At Shire's, cheese-making isn't just a process; it's a culinary journey. Join us in savoring the taste of excellence, one delicious bite at a time.

An Unwavering Passion

Every batch of cheese is a labor of love, a testament to our unwavering passion for creating exceptional plant-powered cheese. Our care and dedication to our craft shine through in every bite.