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BelGioioso Cheese Wins 9 Medals at World Championship Cheese Contest

BelGioioso Cheese Wins 9 Medals at World Championship Cheese Contest


GREEN BAY, WI
Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

BelGioioso Cheese has struck gold with its signature Italian-style cheese offerings; the company took home nine medals at the recent American Cheese Society’s Conference and Contest—winning gold for its Parmesan and Crema di Mascarpone™.

Errico Auricchio, President, BelGioioso Cheese“Our Parmesan and Mascarpone were awarded best in the world at the World Championship Cheese Contest in March and now again in the blind judging at ACS," said Errico Auricchio, President, in a press release. “It’s quite an honor for our Cheesemakers who passionately hand-craft these world class cheeses each day.”

BelGioioso’s Parmesan and American Grana cheeses were both judged in the same Italian Style Grating Types category

BelGioioso competed in a field of 1,954 entries—judged by industry experts in a blind taste test. The company’s award-winning items include:

  • 1st Place Gold Medal – BelGioioso Parmesan
  • 1st Place Gold Medal – BelGioioso Crema di Mascarpone™
  • 2nd Place Silver Medal – BelGioioso Fresh Mozzarella Snacking
  • 2nd Place Silver Medal – BelGioioso American Grana®
  • 2nd Place Silver Medal – BelGioioso Black Truffle Burrata
  • 2nd Place Silver Medal – BelGioioso Fresh Mozzarella 8 oz. Thermoform Ball
  • 3rd Place Bronze Medal – La Bottega di BelGioioso Crumbly Gorgonzola with Sheep’s Milk
  • 3rd Place Bronze Medal – BelGioioso Ricotta con Latte®
  • 3rd Place Bronze Medal – La Bottega di BelGioioso Artigiano Aged Balsamic & Cipolline Onion

Gaetano Auricchio, Executive Vice President, BelGioioso Cheese“BelGioioso’s Parmesan and American Grana cheeses were both judged in the same Italian Style Grating Types category and we were thrilled to receive the 1st place Gold Medal for Parmesan and the 2nd place Silver Medal for American Grana,” noted Gaetano Auricchio, Executive Vice President. “You can taste our Cheesemaker’s passion for quality in these cheeses and the medals affirm this. Our dedicated group of Cheesemakers were some of the most awarded in the contest.”

Congratulations, BelGioioso Cheese, from all of us at Deli Market News!

BelGioioso Cheese


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BelGioioso Cheese Inc. is a cheese manufacturer in Wisconsin. The company was founded in 1979 by Errico Auricchio, whose great-grandfather was a cheese manufacturer in Italy.

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