Fromagerie Haut Val d’Ayas

Fromagerie Haut Val d’Ayas Soc. Coop. is the modern rending of the old village dairy where famers took turns in making their cheese. It englobes all the passion and love our mountain people have always felt for their land and rearing of their native cattle breed that produces the rich, cherished milk which makes our cheese and dairy products natural, unique and unmistakable.


Consult the catalogue

Fontina DOP BIO

Fontina DPO made from top quality milk produced on certified organic farms.

Fromadzo DOP

A semi-fat cheese made from two milkings of Valdostan Pezzata Rossa and Pezzata Castana breeds. The cow’s milk is semi-skimmed by the natural skimming method.


All the flavour and sweetness of mountain milk is contained in this soft cheese.

What people say about us: online reviews

  • Fausto Balsano Avatar
    Fausto Balsano

    Bottega assortita di ogni ben di Dio per latticini e formaggi. Prezzi un pochino sopra la media ma il punti strategico prima... leggi di più

    Tommy Gi Avatar
    Tommy Gi

    Prelibatezze (salumi, dolci, ma soprattutto formaggi) a km 0 in un accogliente chalet. Una sosta è d'obbligo per i buongustai.

    Denise Vuillermoz Avatar
    Denise Vuillermoz

    Fromagérie eccellente, prodotti buonissimi e valdostani
    Ho avuto il piacere di assaporare a casa diverse specialità, come le sfoglie al burro, la gorgonzola,...
    leggi di più

    4 star rating

    Ottima qualità Ottima qualità. I prodotti sono eccellenti, i prezzi, forse un poco cari. Ad esempio la fontina d'alpeggio a 30 euro. Vale... leggi di più

  • sergio ciliegi Avatar
    sergio ciliegi

    Produttore locale in Val d'ayas di latticini formaggi e prodotti tipici valdostani sfiziosissimo lo Store consigliato

    4 star rating

    I buoni sapori valdostani In questa fromagerie è racchiuso veramente il meglio dei sapori valdostani e prima di tornare a casa è d'obbligo sostare e... leggi di più

    Paolo Gastaldello (Johnny) Avatar
    Paolo Gastaldello (Johnny)

    Ottimo assortimento di prodotti valdostani

    5 star rating

    Grande! Conosciuta nei duri mesi del lockdown tramite Internet, e utilizzata per spedizioni a domicilio (ottime!), la Fromagerie si è rivelata un luogo... leggi di più

  • Lorenzo Maino Avatar
    Lorenzo Maino

    Non avevo abbastanza occhi per vedere tutto! Ottimo!!

    4 star rating

    tappa necessaria la fromagerie è tappa obbligata tornando dalla Val D'Ayas. Attualmente si aspetta un po' per entrare a causa del doveroso distanziamento, ma... leggi di più

    Serena M
    4 star rating

    Tantissimi prodotti locali Abbiamo dovuto fare un po' di coda ma ne è valsa la pena.C'è tanta scelta ed i prezzi dei formaggi sono ottimi.... leggi di più

    Delfitego Avatar

    Posto ottimo dove prendere prodotti provenienti dal latte. Tutto molto fresco e ottimo. Costo non proprio a buon mercato, ma si sa... leggi di più


Discover Val d’Ayas

Val d’Ayas is a lateral valley on the orographical left-hand side of the central Dora Baltea Valley. It is crowned by imposing peaks which reach over 4,000 m and form part of the Monte Rosa range. The grass and plants growing on the extensive alpine pastures lying between 1,300 m and 2,800 m above sea level provide essential fodder for the dairy cattle whose excellent quality milk is the essential ingredient of our dairy products.


The dairy farmers

The number of co-operative members and range of products sold have steadily grown over the years. Initially, members were exclusively from the Brusson and Ayas district: more than 50 dairy farmers. Over the years this number decreased, yet the total quantity of milk remained unchanged (approx. 2,100,000 Kg/year) with 39 certified organic farmers working about ten pastures. During the summer period – from June to October – further 11 farmers move their herds to the high alpine pastures. In order to promote the sale of adult beef, the co-operative set up business with certified organic farmers to produce organic “motsetta” (cured meat).

In time, other farmers and small holders joined the co-operative, thereby broadening the range of agricultural products (honey, vegetables, forest fruits, medicinal herbs, liqueurs…). Thus, our dairy has gradually developed into a showcase displaying a wide variety of local agricultural products.


Our shop

The headquarters of the Fromagerie hides within it the fascinating union …


We are available for guided tours at our dairy in our shop for a ..


Padellata di Fontina DOP Bio e pere e molte altre fantastiche ricette..



Find out where all the places where you can find our products are located ..

How we work

Both in summer and winter, the famers deliver their fresh milk to the co-operative twice a day, where it is stored in separate churns according to the farm, it is then transferred to the dairy to be processed into Fontina or other types of cheese. The many “secrets” of tradition handed down through the centuries are still up-to-date and assist our cheesemakers in their daily work.


La Fromagerie

Eating natural foodstuffs meanings being pleasantly surprised by the flavours which nature gives us. Without inventing anything new, we make simple and natural cheese and milk products from centuries-old recipes, nevertheless, that tiny personal touch helps make our products rather unique and special.

The Fromagerie in figures

Local dairy farmer

Thousands of litres
of milk

Milk and
dairy products

Wheels of Fontina
every year

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“Come and see us at Brusson in Val d’Ayas, we’ll be delighted to show you how our products are made and let you sample the best.”