Award Winners

Big E 2014 Award Winners

Maine was well represented among the award winners at the 2014 Big E Cheese Competition:

  • Crooked Face Creamery won a Gold medal for her Herbed Ricotta Spread with Roasted Red Pepper; a Silver medal for Herbed Ricotta Spread with Garlic and Rosemary; and Bronze medals for Whole Milk Ricotta, and Herbed Ricotta spread with Lemon and Rosemary.
  • York Hill Farm won Gold medals for Chevre Roll with Dill & Garlic, Chevre Roll with Black Peppercorns and Garlic, and Fresh Chevre; and a Silver medal for Chevre Roll with Green Peppercorns and Nutmeg.
  • Flying Goat Farm won a Bronze medal for Grace.

Congratulations to all three cheese makers!

ACS 2013 Madison Festival of Cheese

Early in the Festival, before the public was allowed to join the conference attendees, the Monona Terrace ballroom is filling up.

York Hill Farm’s award winning Capriano in the Farmstead Cheese category.

PIneland Farm Creamery’s Smoked Cheddar…

…and their first place Cheddar Spread

Silvery Moon Creamery’s Provalone in the Italian Style category

And from the Breakfast of Champions earlier in the day: Crooked Face Creamery’s Ricotta

ACS 2013 Competition

At the 2013 American Cheese Society competition, the largest North American cheese competition with a record 1794 entries this year, Maine cheese makers won five ribbons announced at their gala Awards Ceremony August 2 at the Monona Terrace Conference Center in Madison, WI.
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