Michael Coffey, a specialty team leader for Whole Foods in Philadelphia, prepares the cheese department Tuesday for opening day. The new Whole Foods store will open today at 9 a.m. The 45,000-square-foot store will feature a coffee bar and beer growler fill-up station, a lunch, soup and salad bar and a cheese department with anitipasti, olive and pickle bars. LISA POWELL / STAFF
Photo: Lisa Powell
Photo: Lisa Powell

12 Days of Cheese starts at area grocery store: You won’t believe the 11th day

Whole Foods Market on Wednesday will kick off its 12 Days of Cheese.

Every day starting Wednesday, the retailer will have a new cheese priced 50 percent off. Amazon Prime members will also get another 10 percent off the sale price.

“From funky to mild, creamy to crumbly, these cheeses aren’t just any cheeses; we searched the world to find them,” the company’s website said.

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Here are the cheeses each day:

Dec. 12: Klare Melk Truffle Gouda

Dec. 13: Esquirrou Petit Ossau-Iraty

Dec. 14: Kaltbach Cave-Aged Le Gruyère

Dec. 15: Vermont Creamery Bijou

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Dec. 16: Hervé Mons Camember

Dec. 17: Neal’s Yard Dairy Keen’s Cheddar

Dec. 18: Cypress Grove Humboldt Fog

Dec. 19: Uplands Cheese Pleasant Ridge Reserve

Dec. 20: Saxon Creamery Hika Bay

Dec. 21: Rogue Creamery Organic Enraptured Blue

Dec. 22: Mitica Mini Drunken Goat

Dec. 23: The Cellars at Jasper Hill Farm Willoughby, Kombucha Washed

Whole Foods Market’s website also has a list of wine pairings for each cheese for holiday parties. There are stores in Miamisburg and Mason.

The interior of Whole Foods Market Dayton shortly before it opened in June 2015. LISA POWELL/STAFF


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