Hi All -
I am one of the owners of Campania Pizza in Dallas and we have partnered with a group of Italian companies that help us get a lot of interesting imports direct from the producers in Italy. A small group of these guys have done something pretty cool. They formed a company called Bufalita (google it!) and they opened a cheese plant near Guadalajara Mexico. They brought over Italian cheesemakers, Italian equipment and technology and are making fior di latte, mozzarella di bufala, and ricotta. I am bugging them to start making burrata too.
They are making the bufala from frozen milk shipped from Italy, but they have plans to bring 100 water buffaloes over to roam the plains of Mexico. What's nice is now we get our cheese shipped fresh within a day of it being made, vs. having it shipped in frozen from Italy.
At any rate - these guys supply all of our cheese for pizza making at the restaurant and will soon have it available at a few local dallas markets.
Thought you guys might find it interesting - and hopefully we'll find a way to make it available to a broader audience than just Dallas...