Swiss Valley & Caves of Faribault Take Home 8 Awards at NMPF Contest


We are excited to announce Swiss Valley Farms and Caves of Faribault took home 8 awards in the 2014 National Milk Producers Federation’s Annual Cheese Competition, including a sweep of the Swiss category (for the third consecutive year in a row!)

These results were announced yesterday at the closing of the annual conference, which took place in Grapevine, TX.

In the Swiss category, Swiss Valley Farms dominated with a 1st Place entry of Baby Swiss (99.50), a 2nd Place entry of Maasdam (99.30) and a 3rd Place entry of Swiss (99.20), all from Luana.

Also from Luana, Smoked Maasdam took 1st Place (99.20) in the Unique or Flavored category, and coming in 3rd was Gouda Plus (98.80). Last but not least, Luana’s Cream Cheese placed 2nd (98.50) in the Open Class.

Caves of Faribault received two awards in the Hard & Mold Ripened category – AmaGorg Gorgonzola took home 2nd Place (99.40) and St. Pete’s Select Blue Cheese came in 3rd Place (99.20).

These awards have been posted on our website. Congratulations to our plants and to our coop members who provide the quality milk that goes into making these award-winning products!

Source: Swiss Valley