Congratulations to two Maine Cheese Guild cheese makers who were awarded multiple ribbons at the 2010 American Cheese Society conference competition, the largest cheese competition in North America including entries from the US, Canada, and Mexico.
A total of five awards went to the two Guild members: Pineland Farms Creamery won three awards; Appleton Creamery won two awards. Maine maintains its lock on the Feta category, with each cheese maker winning ribbons there, while Pineland’s Salsa Jack has won awards for several years.
All the 2010 ACS competition awards can be found here.
Soft-ripened white mold cheeses, flavor added:
1st place — Appleton Creamery, “Camella”
Feta, cow’s milk:
3rd place: Pineland Farms Creamery, “Feta”
Feta, sheep’s milk:
1st Appleton Creamery, “Sophia Feta”
Monterrey Jack, flavor added:
3rd place: Pineland Farm Creamery, “Salsa Jack”
Cheese Spreads, flavor added:
2nd place: Pineland Farms Creamery, “Spreadable Salsa Jack”