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Cypress Grove's Cheeses Bring Home 13 Titles

Cypress Grove's Cheeses Bring Home 13 Titles

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Cypress Grove reported a lucky Friday the 13th indeed, taking 13 prizes home from the California State Fair.

Bob McCall, Sales Director, Cypress Grove

“National and international awards carry a lot of prestige, but come on!” Bob McCall, Cypress Grove Sales Director, said on the wins, according to a press release. “Cali is our home and when you win two categories and 13 total awards - it feels really, really good. We are thrilled.”

The 13 title wins in the 2016 California State Fair Commercial Cheese Competition went to several of the company’s cheeses, eight gold medals and three silver, with the big wins going to the company’s Truffle Tremor and Fromage Blanc, each awarded a prestigious Best of California prize.Herbs de Humboldt®

“I am particularly proud that Fromage Blanc took ‘Best of California’ in the soft goat cheese category,” Bob said. “This product is the basic building block of all we make so being the best reflects positively on our entire line.”PsycheDillic®

Not to be forgotten, the following were also winners of the occasion:

  • Humboldt Fog Grande and Mini (soft-ripened)
  • Truffle Tremor Mini (soft-ripened)
  • Bermuda Triangle (soft-ripened)
  • Purple Haze (fresh cheese)
  • Sgt. Pepper (fresh cheese)
  • Ms. Natural (fresh cheese)
  • PsycheDillic (fresh cheese)
  • Herbs de Humboldt (fresh cheese)

Sgt. Pepper®169 California cheeses were tasted and evaluated by a panel of 12 qualified judges in advance for the July State Fair. The event runs from July 8th through the 24th.

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