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Karoun Dairies Wins American Cheese Society Awards

Karoun Dairies Wins American Cheese Society Awards

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Karoun Dairies' Mediterranean cheeses and yogurt drinks won five top prizes at the 32nd annual American Cheese Society (ACS) conference held earlier this month in Rhode Island. 

Rostom Baghdassarian, COO, Karoun Dairies“We’re honored by the ACS and their acknowledgement of the quality of the products we produce. We use hand-crafted traditional methods of blending, aging, and fermenting,” says Rostom Baghdassarian, COO for Karoun Dairies. “Our all-natural yogurt drinks have live probiotic cultures and are made with fresh California milk that is free from BHG/rBST, and are also OU Kosher certified.”

Karoun Dairies' awards included the following categories:

Feta Made from Cows Milk:

  • 1st place: Karoun Dairies CA Brinza Feta

Karoun Brinza Feta

Feta Made from Goats Milk:

  • 2nd place: Karoun Dairies Basket Goat Feta

Karoun Goat Feta

Kefir, Drinkable Yogurt, Buttermilk, and Other Drinkable Cultured Products:

  • 2nd place: Karoun Dairies Mediterranean Yogurt Drink

Karoun's Yogurt Drink

Fresh Unripened Cheeses – Made From Cow’s Milk:

  • 3rd place: Karoun Dairies Fresh Italian Basket Cheese

Karoun Italian Basket Cheese

Labneh, Greek Style Yogurt, and Other Strained Cultured Products:

  • 3rd place: Karoun Dairies Karoun Labneh

Karoun Labne

This year, the ACS conference saw the highest attendance on record: 1,779 cheeses and cultured milk products from 267 different companies in both North and South America. Over 1,400 members strong, ACS is an organization that supports the understanding, appreciation, and promotion of farmstead, artisan and specialty cheeses produced in the Americas. According to a press release, quality and tradition make Karoun Dairies a natural fit for the high standards of the ACS. 

Baghdassarian continued by explaining that Karoun takes pride in the extra steps necessary to ensure the company's products are the freshest possible.

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Founded in 1983, the American Cheese Society is the leader in promoting and supporting American cheeses.