Shatto Milk Company Wins Big at Los Angeles International Dairy Competition

Osborn, Mo. – Shatto Milk Company brought home five awards from this, the 2019 Los Angeles International Dairy Competition.  Shatto Milk Company was awarded Gold Medals, defined as an outstanding product of superior character, for Garlic Butter in the Flavored Butter Category; Lily Cheddar Cheese in the Open Class Hard Cheese Category; and for Shatto Cheese Spreads in the Spreadable Cheese Category.  Shatto received a Silver Medal for their Plattsburg Gouda Cheese in the Gouda Cheese Category and a Bronze Medal for their Salted Butter in the Salted Butter Category.   

“We are humbled by this outstanding recognition; we are so pleased with our showing in this international competition.  We pride ourselves on offering our customers the freshest and best tasting products possible and are so excited to see that professionals in the dairy industry view our products as some of the best available” says Barbara Shatto, owner and president of Shatto Milk Company. “We have been testing our line of cheese spreads for the past four months, and are so excited to see that they were awarded a Gold Medal.  It looks like they will be making their way to local stores soon.”

The Los Angeles International Dairy Competition takes place annually at Fairplex, which is the home to the LA County Fair.  Judging closed on February 23rd, with winners being notified on February 28, 2019.  The Danish judging system is used.  International entries hailed from places like Britain, France, Spain and the Netherlands.  Entries also came from states such as: California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.  Award winners will be on display during the 2019 LA County Fair which will take place August 30th through September 22nd

Shatto Milk Company offers four varieties of butters, Garlic, Honey, Salted and Unsalted.  Six varieties of cheese including a milk cheddar, hard cheddar, gouda, Havarti as well as a couple of their own unique cheese offerings.  And four cheese curd products that are of the fresh cheese category.  Shatto plans to introduce their Gold Medal winning spreadable cheese to the market very soon.

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Shatto Milk Company is a local family dairy farm that began bottling their own farm-fresh milk and offering their very own cheese, butters and ice cream in June 2003. The company has prided itself on offering the freshest and best-tasting milk possible, while putting a fun twist on milk by offering flavors like Banana, Coffee, Root Beer, Cookies ‘n Cream, and more. The Shattos milk just less than 500 cows and are vertically integrated, bottling and delivering the milk that comes from their cows in Clinton County, Mo. The Shatto’s also open their dairy to the public year-round and host more than 150,000 people a year for tours. Visit to learn more.