|Swiss Valley Wins in World Competition|
|Swiss Cheese & Cottage Cheese Take Top Honors|
In international competition, Swiss Valley Farms was awarded two Best of Class medals at the 2008 World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison, Wis. March 11-13.
In this biennial competition, Swiss Valley Farms cheese maker Don Klotzbach took Best of Class in the Rindless Swiss Style Cheese category and the Swiss Valley Farms Team from the Cedar Rapids, Iowa cultured products plant took Best of Class with its 2% small curd cottage cheese.
Cheese makers and butter makers from around the world are invited to compete in this Biennial World Championship Cheese Contest, which is hosted by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. This year, over 2,000 cheeses and butters from 18 nations were judged.
Congratulations go out to both of these facilities and all their employees for receiving these prestigious awards. "It is always exciting to see our products shine in global competition such as this," says Don Boelens, Swiss Valley Farms CEO. "Our customers are always delighted to know they are purchasing locally made product that stacks up with the best in the world."