“Cheese & Mac” Foodservice Contest Showcases Innovative Comfort Food Classics Using Real California Cheese and Dairy

September 1, 2023 California Milk Advisory Board

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced the Grand Prize Winner of the “Real California Cheese & Mac Challenge” its inaugural virtual foodservice contest challenging professional chefs and culinary students to develop creative Cheese & Mac dishes using Real California dairy products.

Real California Milk Excelerator Cohort Announced, Eight Dairy Startups Compete in 5th Annual Dairy Innovation Competition

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) in partnership with innovation advisory VentureFuel, announced the eight finalists selected to participate in the 5th Real California Milk Excelerator competition – the search to identify, curate, and accelerate the very best dairy-based products that introduce novel benefits and drive use of California milk and dairy in formulations.

California Dairy Innovation Center Offers Opportunities for Dairy Products Training,  Education and Networking

The California Dairy Innovation Center (CDIC) announced today a collaboration with the Pacific Coast Coalition to host a Frozen Desserts Short Course at Cal Poly as well a first-ever Dairy Products Innovation Conference at Fresno State, September 7. 

Chef Bill Crawford Wins Grand Prize for Innovative Use of Real California Cheeses in 5th Annual Real California Pizza Contest

Following a live bake-off competition where 12 professional chefs crafted innovative pizzas highlighting California cow’s milk cheeses, the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) today crowned three new pizza champions in the 2023 Real California Pizza Contest, the premiere national search for the best pizza recipes that feature Real California Cheeses.

Real California Cheeses Bring Home 29 Awards at American Cheese Society Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa

Cow’s milk cheese and dairy processors that use the Real California Milk seal brought home 29 awards from the 2023 annual cheese competition held by the American Cheese Society (ACS) in Des Moines, Iowa.