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Swiss Cheese Gift Box


Everyone loves cheese, but our students will love you more when you purchase Purdue Ag Alumni Swiss Cheese. Purdue Swiss is not only a Boilermaker tradition, but also a fundraiser for students in the College of Agriculture. Your purchase goes toward the Purdue Ag Alumni Trust Fund, providing opportunities for students through programs, scholarships, trips and even student space.

The cheese program began in 1969 by Dave Pfendler, a 38-year employee of Purdue who retired in 1974 as associate dean of agriculture, as a fundraising enterprise for Purdue agricultural students.

Purdue Swiss is available online year-round and gift boxes come in the following sizes.

  • 2lb wheel
  • 5lb wheel
  • 4 – 1.25lb quarters
  • 4 – 1lb assorted cheeses
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The cheese is packaged in an insulated box with cooler packs to keep it fresh for up to four days. In addition to online orders, the product is available at select retail outlets below. If you are interested in becoming a retailer of the Ag Alumni Swiss Cheese, please contact Brandi Farrer at brandi@purdue.edu to learn more. 

Ag Alumni Swiss Cheese is currently available for purchase in-person at:

Boilermaker Butcher Block
On campus - south of the Creighton Hall of Animal Sciences Building (across from Harrison Street Parking Garage)
Land O'Lakes Inc. Center for Experiential Learning
720 Clinic Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-8285

Wildcat Creek Winery
3233 E. 200 N.
Lafayette, IN 47905
(765) 838-3498

Here’s what to expect when you order your gift box online:


 
 

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