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We love cheese and ice cream and they made good cheese & ice creams! Small facilities but well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manila, Philippines
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Only if you like cheese

A small cheese factory which has its production line on showcase on Level 1 and a retail shop above... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
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Nakagoku, Furano 076-0013, Hokkaido
+81 167-23-1156
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love cheese and ice cream and they made good cheese & ice creams! Small facilities but well organised.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thomas_5162
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

A small cheese factory which has its production line on showcase on Level 1 and a retail shop above where there's free tasting of cheese. You can also sign up to learn how to make your own cheese. Not accessible by public transport so you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dyhx
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Furano cheese factory offers the first hand experience of how local cheese is made Hokkaido style. A workshop is offered to visitors at an affordable price. Nice shop offers a variety of cheese and a mini museum is compact and informational. Don't forget to stop...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hua M
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This is a place good for bringing kids. It takes up about 1-2 hours. There are different classes for the kids to take. Be it learning how to make your own cheese, ice cream, etc.... Each classes cost about ¥880/- per pax and lasts for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MarkC8809
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Not a must visit place in my view as they only show a small sections of the cheese making process. You have the chance to sample 2-3 types of cheese which are good but as they need to be refrigerated, you cannot get to bring...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank The_TravellerSg
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Nice place to visit. They have glass panels along the factory to view the different processes in cheese production. Had a taste of 3 different produce and they were very tasty. You can also attend cheese making or ice cream making class. Instructions are given...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Simplyko
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It's your classic "factory" or "museum" which is really just a place for bus tours to buy stuff. You can see the factory through windows, but that's it really. It's charming, but it's not really an attraction. It's a picturesque walk from Furano through farm...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Heidbummer
Reviewed 21 October 2016

For a foreigner it might be a bit difficult as there is no handy information to explain the cheese-making process in English, so on the self-guided tour there is nothing much you can get out from. However, there is a class which we didn't sign...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I expected more special, seeing as we have had nothing but 'wow' food in Japan. We would very happily have these ice creams, cheese and yoghurts at our supermarket and we would have bought them all the time, but we weren't super amazed. Maybe it...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Tom D
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The cheese factory section offers an area for cheese making classes (appears to be in Japanese) and sells an assortment of cheeses and wine. The factory area also provides a place to experience milking a cow and showing the history of cheeses around the world....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Nency T
26 November 2016|
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Response from Heidbummer | Reviewed this property |
I walked. - on a decent day it's a very pleasant 2 miles or so through farmland. I think there is a bus. It'd be a not too expensive taxi ride.