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National Historic Cheesemaking Center: Moritz Cheese Factory
(Photo supplied by the National Historic Cheesemaking Center)
The Moritz Cheese Factory was located west of County Road N, at the intersection of Highpoint Road and Church Road in Monroe Township. Accompanying this photograph was a monthly statement of receipts and expenses for July 1935 for the John Moritz Cheese Co. A total of 844 pounds of milk was delivered to the factory at .885 cents per 100 pounds, which contrasts with today's approximate price of $16.25 per 100 pounds. A total of 7,884 pounds of cheese was sold at .101â"2 cents and .12 cents per pound versus today's approximate price of $1.60 per pound.