Vermont Business Magazine Vermont Creamery won big in the other dairy state this week, taking home three awards and two coveted Best-in-Class titles at the World Championship Cheese Contest held biannually in Madison, Wisconsin on March 5.
Herb Goat Cheese, a fresh goat cheese log rolled in rosemary, basil, oregano and thyme and Vanilla Crème Fraiche, a rich, cultured cream laced with Madagascar vanilla, both won Best-in-Class in their categories. Coupole, a dense and flavorful dome-shaped aged goat cheese took home second place in its category.
Adeline Druart, president of Vermont Creamery
“We are always proud to win in Wisconsin,” said Adeline Druart, president of Vermont Creamery. “Our bettermakers’ passion for perfecting their craft is obvious in the work they do every day, and as we experience a period of conscious growth, our talented team has proven that superlative quality and flavor is in our DNA.”
This is the second World Championship Cheese Contest Best-in-Class award for Coupole and the first for Herb Chèvre and Vanilla Crème Fraîche.
This year 55 judges from around the world gathered to assess a record 3,667 entries from 26 countries. The World Championship Cheese Contest is the largest technical cheese and butter competition in the world.
About Vermont Creamery
Crafted in Vermont’s green mountains, Vermont Creamery’s line of fresh and aged goat cheeses, cultured butter, and crème fraîche have won hundreds of national and international awards. In their 35th year of business, Vermont Creamery supports a network of family farms, promoting sustainable agriculture in the region. B Corp Certified in 2014, Vermont Creamery is committed to using business as a force for good and has been ranked one of “The Best Places to Work in Vermont,” by Vermont Business Magazine. Vermont Creamery is a subsidiary of Minnesota-based Land O’Lakes, Inc., the farmer-owned cooperative. For more information, visit www.vermontcreamery.com.
Source: Vermont Creamery 3.6.2020