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Tillamook County Creamery Association Honored at World Championship Cheese Contest

Tillamook County Creamery Association Honored at World Championship Cheese Contest


TILLAMOOK, OR
Friday, March 22nd, 2024

Known throughout the dairy world, Tillamook has been crafting cheese for well over 100 years. As it continues to drive value and innovation in the sector, the company walked away from the World Championship Cheese Contest with several honors, including Best of Class for its Sharp Cheddar.

Jill Allen, Director of Product Excellence, Tillamook County Creamery Association"What an incredible honor to take home not one, but four awards for Tillamook at the World Championship Cheese Contest this year!" said Jill Allen, Director of Product Excellence, TCCA, and a World Championship Cheese Contest Judge. "This prestigious event brings together dairy processors at the top of their class from around the world, and we are thrilled to be recognized out of nearly 3,300 entries for our high-quality cheeses.”

According to a press release, Tillamook walked away from the competition with the following prizes:

Best of Class:

  • Sharp Cheddar (6 months to 1 year): Tillamook Sharp Cheddar

Second Place:

  • Sharp Cheddar (6 months to 1 year): Tillamook Sharp Cheddar
  • Smoked Hard Cheeses (Open Class): Tillamook Hickory Smoked Cheddar
  • Cream Cheese: Tillamook Brick Cream Cheese

The contest itself saw over 3,300 entries from more than 25 countries.

Tillamook walked away from the World Championship Cheese Contest with several honors, including Best of Class for its Sharp Cheddar

“We take great pride in each and every product we make, uncompromising on standards, and obsessively sourcing ingredients to bring bold, sharp flavors to every bite, and we can't wait to share the joy in these award wins with our fans,” concluded Allen.

Congratulations to Tillamook on these awards!

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