Photostory #7: Canada's Benedictines
National Film Board of Canada
May 3, 1955
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
The Black Monks at Saint-Benoit-du-Lac are widely-known for their fine cheese, "Ermite", a blue-veined Roquefort type, first of its kind to be made in Canada. Here, racks of Ermite cheese cure in the monastery factory. Refrigeration plant has capacity of 350,000 lbs. to meet increasing demands.