Sartori Cheese Wins Gold in World Champion Cheese Contest

March 15, 2022 Sartori

Team Sartori took home Gold in the World Champion Cheese Contest. Sartori’s Classic Asiago won Gold and Bronze in the Aged Asiago category and Tuscan Blend won Gold in the Shredded Cheese Blend category. In addition, Sartori’s SarVecchio® Parmesan was awarded Silver in the Shredded Cheese category while Espresso BellaVitano® took Bronze in the Flavored Hard Cheese category. 

AMPI Cheesemakers Defend Title

For the second year in a row, the cheesemakers of Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) are bringing home the coveted Chairman’s Trophy following the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) Championship Cheese Contest. A hand-crafted Aged Asiago made at the cooperative’s plant in Hoven, S.D., was named best of class in the Italian division and received the distinction of the contest’s best overall entry.

CCFN Succeeds In Defending Asiago Trademark Rights in U.S.

In April, after a protracted, years-long battle to try to trademark the generic term “asiago”, and steady opposition efforts by CCFN, Italy’s asiago consortium (Consorzio Tutela Formaggio Asiago) abandoned its application for a U.S. trademark for exclusive use of the term “asiago” in the United States.