2,948 submissions have entered, but only a few can come out on top. One such product that managed to slay the competition was none other than Vermont Creamery’s Fresh Crottin goat cheese.
This month at the biennial World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison, Wisconsin, Fresh Crottin was named “Best of Class” in the fresh goat’s cheese category. This marks the third World Championship Cheese Contest award won by the Vermont Creamery since 2012, with a team of expert judges gave rating the creamy cheese with a score of 99.55.
“Fresh goat cheese is the foundation of our business; this recognition is a tremendous testament to our entire team’s commitment to excellence as we continue to innovate and grow,” shared Co-Owner and Co-Founder Allison Hooper.
According to Vermont Creamery’s website, Fresh Crottin is a fresh goat cheese made in the style of the traditional French Crottin de Chavignol. As is custom for Vermont Creamery, this fresh cheese is made with goats’ milk from family farms and is sold without aging. The milk is pasteurized and slowly coagulated overnight with lactic cultures, then, the next day, the curd is drained in cheesecloth, and then the little button are shaped by hand, packed, and sold fresh.
To learn more about Fresh Crottin and all of Vermont Creamery’s offering, check out www.vermontcreamery.com.