Prairie Farms is Most Awarded Company at NMPF Cheese and Yogurt Contest

November 27, 2023 Prairie Farms

The annual National Milk Producers Federation Cheese and Yogurt Contest recently wrapped up, and it was a successful year for Prairie Farms Dairy. With an impressive 20 ribbons, including the Chairman’s Award, the contest’s highest honor, for Cave Aged Rinded Swiss Cheese and Best Italian Award for Pasteurized Blue Cheese, Prairie Farms won more awards than any other company competing in the contest.

Prairie Farms Wrapping Up 85th Anniversary Celebration in a Big Way

October 9, 2023 Prairie Farms

Not only did October 8 mark the final 85 days of 2023, but Prairie Farms Dairy announced today that its 85th Anniversary Celebration will finish strong with a variety of activities, including a consumer promotion – ’85 Days of Giveaways,’ an anniversary edition video series featuring Prairie Farms’ dairy farmers, and many more exciting activations.   

Outstanding Wins for Prairie Farms Cheeses at U.S. Championship Cheese Contest

February 27, 2023 Prairie Farms

“Starting the year with multiple awards from this prestigious contest affirms the commitment of our dairy farmers and cheesemakers to work together to produce the very best cheese. The contest judges recognized their hard work, and I couldn’t be more proud of their accomplishments,” said Matt McClelland, CEO/EVP of Prairie Farms.

Prairie Farms Clinches Big Wins at NMPF Cheese and Yogurt Contest

November 2, 2022 Prairie Farms

The annual National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) Cheese and Yogurt Contest just concluded. Prairie Farms was unstoppable with sweeps in the Swiss Cheese, 2% Cottage Cheese, Flavored Cottage Cheese, and 1% Yogurt categories. Prairie Farms was also awarded “Best Cottage Cheese” for Regular Small Curd 4% made in Carbondale, Illinois. Prairie Farms received 18 awards – the most of any company competing in this year’s contest. 

American Cheese Society Honors Prairie Farms with Eight Awards

August 18, 2022 Prairie Farms Dairy

Five Prairie Farms’ cheese plants were among the top winners of the American Cheese Society Judging and Competition, the largest event of its kind for American-made cheeses. The award ceremony was held during the 39th Annual American Cheese Society Conference in Portland, Oregon, on July 20-23. This year’s competition featured cheeses from 196 companies with over 1,400 entries competing in 120 categories and tested by an esteemed panel of 30 judges.