Passchendaele, the Cheese Village, is inevitably associated with the famous cheese of the same name. This cheese goes back to 1932, when the Donck family laid the foundations of the Passchendaele Cheese Factory. They started producing cheese on the farm at ‘s Graventafel. The small business soon grew into a cheese factory with a wide range of cheeses.
The Old Cheese Dairy
This is now home to recreation site The Old Cheese Factory, where you can learn the secrets and stories of cheese in an interactive way. In the shadow of Passendaele church stands this bronze statue, which depicts La Fontaine’s wonderful fable ‘The raven and the fox’. The granite pedestal refers to the internationally renowned Passendale.