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Klondike Cheese Company Awarded 12 Medals at World Championship Cheese Contest

Klondike Cheese Company Awarded 12 Medals at World Championship Cheese Contest

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

While movies like The Shape of Water swept award season in Hollywood, Klondike Cheese Company walked away a winner from an industry-wide award ceremony relished by cheese connoisseur professionals. The company was awarded 12 notable honors at 2018's World Championship Cheese Contest, which was held March 6th-8th in Madison, Wisconsin, including three first place, five second place, and four third place medals—five of which won in the flavored high-protein yogurt cow’s milk.

Luke Buholzer, Vice President of Sales, Klondike Cheese Company.“We are extremely honored to have been recognized as flavor and quality leaders in so many classes as the competition on a global scale is fierce,” said Vice President of Sales Luke Buholzer. “We are very proud to receive the top five awards in the flavored high protein–cow’s milk class for peach, vanilla, peach 2%, blueberry, and pomegranate acai Greek yogurts. The recognition received is in thanks to the high-quality milk from our local farm families paired with our dedicated staff and six Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers who take great pride in making sure quality is always top priority.”

Klondike Cheese Company feta

The company’s pursuit of high-quality, authentic, and consistent products was recognized in the following awards:

  • Best of Class honors: Buholzer Brothers® brick cheese, Odyssey® low-fat feta, and Odyssey peach Greek yogurt
  • 2nd place in their categories: Odyssey traditional feta, tomato basil feta, sweet heat feta, vanilla Greek yogurt, and Buholzer Brothers muenster
  • 3rd place awards: Odyssey traditional feta, fat-free feta, peach 2 percent Greek yogurt, and Buholzer Brothers Havarti.

With a record 3,402 entries in the 121 classes of dairy products from 26 nations, the competition was fierce! Congratulations to the Klondike Cheese Company team on its success!

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