French Monastery Turns To The Web To Alleviate Cheese Surplus The Cîteaux Abbey sells its raw-milk soft cheeses to restaurants and visitors, but the pandemic left the monks with about 3 tons to sell. They are working with an Internet startup to get it sold.
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French Monastery Turns To The Web To Alleviate Cheese Surplus

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French Monastery Turns To The Web To Alleviate Cheese Surplus

French Monastery Turns To The Web To Alleviate Cheese Surplus

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The Cîteaux Abbey sells its raw-milk soft cheeses to restaurants and visitors, but the pandemic left the monks with about 3 tons to sell. They are working with an Internet startup to get it sold.

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Good morning. I'm Noel King. A French monastery is having a cheese emergency. The Citeaux Abbey sells raw milk cheeses to restaurants and visitors, but the pandemic left the monks with about 3 tons on hand. We tried explaining to our cows that they needed to produce less milk, Brother Jean-Claude, the head of the monastery's marketing, told The Guardian, but they don't seem to have understood. So the monks are working with an Internet start-up to get it sold. It's MORNING EDITION.

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