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Pine River Pre-Pack Takes Home Five Awards at World Championship Cheese Contest; Ian Behm Comments

Pine River Pre-Pack Takes Home Five Awards at World Championship Cheese Contest; Ian Behm Comments


NEWTON, WI
Monday, March 11th, 2024

At the close of the prestigious World Championship Cheese Contest last week, many companies proved their mettle in the competition. Pine River Pre-Pack took home several awards for its products, including Best of Class.

Ian Behm, President, Pine River Pre-Pack"We are honored to win five awards for our products and to be recognized on the world stage. It is very satisfying as our team dedicates so much time and effort into creating the world’s most awarded cheese spreads. Our spreads are made with only the highest quality Wisconsin Grade A dairy ingredients, and it is rewarding to see this shine through on the score sheets,” commented Ian Behm, President.

The full list of awards Pine River received are as follows:

  • Best of Class: Aged Asiago Cold Pack Cheese Spread (Cold Pack Cheese Category)
  • Second Place: Sharp Cheddar Cold Pack Cheese Spread (Cold Pack Cheese Category)
  • Second Place: Garden Vegetable Cold Pack Cheese Spread (Cheese Based Spread Category)
  • Third Place: Spicy Beer Gourmet Shelf Stable Snack Spread (Cheese Based Spread Category)
  • Third Place: Pepper Jack Cold Pack Cheese Spread (Cold Pack Cheese, Flavored Category)

According to a press release, the Best of Class award for the Aged Asiago Cold Pack Cheese Spread signifies the first-ever Best of Class win for this product at the World Championship Cheese Contest. This is the seventh consecutive Best of Class award for the company.

Pine River Pre-Pack took home several awards for its products, including Best of Class

The Aged Asiago Cold Pack Cheese Spread is a signature blend of Wisconsin Asiago and Cheddar. Originally developed in 2011, this iconic flavor has captivated cheese enthusiasts and remains a top seller.

Additionally, the Third-Place recognition for the Spicy Beer Gourmet Shelf Stable Snack Spread marks a significant milestone as the first award for the company's Gourmet Shelf Stable Snack Spreads at this esteemed competition.

Congratulations to Pine River on these wins!

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