Caputo Cheese, US manufacturer of award-winning Italian Cheese, received multiple awards during the 2019 World Cheese Awards held in Bergamo on October 18th. The cheesemaker earned a silver award for their signature hand-made Burrata and bronze for both their hand-dipped Ricotta Red and artful mini Nodini knots. The company’s participation at the World Cheese Awards was a momentous occasion for the Chicago-based manufacturer, with its initial foray into the international stage. Adding to the significance of a list of accolades was the location of the competition, Bergamo, celebrated as the European Capital of Cheese. The 32nd edition of the World Cheese Awards broke records with 3,804 cheese entries.
“This is our first time entering internationally and my parents, René and Pasquale Caputo were excited to be in Italy to receive prestigious honors at the World Cheese Awards,” exclaims Natale Caputo, President of Caputo Cheese and son of founders. “There’s a lot of passion and dedication that goes into our work and we’re grateful for the opportunity to showcase our commitment to crafting high-quality fresh cheese and receive international recognition.”
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