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.

Dairy Month is in Session at Prairie Farms

June 7, 2022 Prairie Farms Dairy

What is the best way to celebrate dairy month? Honoring Prairie Farms’ dairy farmers, of course. With over 700 farm families in America’s heartland, it is important to recognize what they stand for and their crucial contributions to helping feed American families.

Prairie Farms Continues Winning Tradition at Prestigious National Cheese Contest

November 19, 2021 Prairie Farms

The results are in from one of the most prestigious cheese competitions for North America, and Prairie Farms proved it continues to bring some serious cheese game. A total of 13 ribbons were awarded to multiple plants within the cooperative, including two 1st place, five 2nd place, and six 3rd place wins at the 2021 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Competition. 

Prairie Farms Announces Leadership Changes

October 5, 2021 Prairie Farms Dairy

Prairie Farms Dairy today announced that Ed Mullins has decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President to assume a new role as Senior Executive Officer. With a tenure of over 40 years at Prairie Farms, Mr. Mullins will continue to be actively involved in the company’s day-to-day operations.