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Production and exportation

Since 1981, when the «Girolle®» was launched, sales of Tête de Moine AOP have increased by an average of 63 tons each year. In the last years sales have almost tripled from 858 tons (in 1990) to 2'673 tons (in 2020). Roughly 65% of the cheese speciality is exported, but in progress.

Exports by geographical market

In 2020, 1'746 tons of Tête de Moine AOP were exported, about 81% of which to Germany and France. Exports beyond the EU are of marginal importance.

Volumes Export 2020 EN Part Export 2020 EN

Annual reports Interprofession Tête de Moine (french only)

2020 PDF (3.1 Mo)
2019 PDF (3.2 MB)
2018 PDF (1.9 MB)
2017 PDF (4.8 MB)
2016 PDF (2.7 MB)
2015 PDF (6.4 MB)

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  • Photo exhibition by Pierre Montavon

    Photo exhibition by Pierre Montavon

    20 years PDO - From May 1st, 2021 a photo exhibition by Mr. Pierre Montavon on the theme of the new book l'Univers de la Tête de Moine will be presented at the Maison de la Tête de Moine.

    This exhibition of photographs from the book will portray the character of this cheese. The exhibition also portrays the many people who contribute passionately to the success of this cheese, from the dairy farm to the Michelin-starred restaurant and, of course, to the cheese dairies.

  • Exhibition of sculptures by Christian Burger

    Exhibition of sculptures by Christian Burger

    20 years PDO - In the cultural section, an exhibition of four monumental sculptures, never before seen in Switzerland, will be presented under the aegis of the sculptor Christian Burger on the grounds around the Maison de la Tête de Moine.

    The works, made of hay by eight people, each require almost a week of work. The creations can be admired in principle until October.

  • The universe of Tête de Moine

    The universe of Tête de Moine

    Once upon a time there was a cheese like no other. Published to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the PDO certification, this book relates the odyssey of the Tête de Moine.

    More information... (FR)

  • Exposition of giant sculptures

    Exposition of giant sculptures

    The hay giants will be back! Exhibition to be discovered from 1st May 2021 in Bellelay.

    2018 edition in video (Youtube)

  • 5th Festival of the Tête de Moine

    5th Festival of the Tête de Moine

    The 5th Festival of Tête de Moine will be held in Bellelay from April 29th to May 1st 2022.

    More information ...

  • 4th Festival : the highlights

    4th Festival : the highlights

    Find in pictures the highlights of the 4th Tête de Moine Festival.

    Video (Youtube)