Two wooden bento boxes containing various types of artisanal cheese, fruits, and vegetables.

Artisan Cheese Bento Boxes

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Bento boxes are a gift to portable food experiences. From lunch time to picnics and road trips, these compartmentalized boxes offer a unique, personalized way to choose your own food adventure.


Their deconstructed design naturally lends itself to a different way of experiencing food and flavours, and (in our opinion) is perfectly-suited for cheese boards. To help get you started, we’ve created two fun, all-Ontario options, but when it comes to Bento boxes and Ontario cheese, the options are limitless.

Spicy Cheese Bento

Hot Pepper Cheddar from Jensen Cheese (Simcoe, ON)

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Ontario-made kettle-cooked salt and vinegar chips

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Ontario cream cheese-stuffed Jalapenos


Look for Ontario-made cream cheese from M-C Dairy (Toronto, ON) or Lactantia cream cheese in your grocery aisle.

Tip

If you can’t get your hands on Jensen’s Hot Pepper Cheddar, try it with any local jalapeno or chili-flavoured Cheddar!

Sweet & Savoury Summer Bento

Dark Side of the Moo from Gunn’s Hill Artisan Cheese (Woodstock, ON)

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Mild local pepperettes

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Ontario Fresh Mozzarella

with Ontario wild blueberries drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette and fresh basil


Look for fresh mozzarella from Santa Lucia - International Cheese Co Ltd (Toronto, ON), Ferrante Cheese (Vaughan, ON) or Grande Cheese (various retail locations in the GTA)

Tip

Local pepperettes also pair beautifully with Farmstead Fontina from Stonetown Artisan Cheese (St. Marys, ON) or any Ontario-crafted Cheddar!

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