Wisconsin Cheese Shines as America’s Most Awarded at American Cheese Society Competition

An impressive 25 Wisconsin cow cheese and dairy companies received honors at the 2023 American Cheese Society (ACS) Judging and Competition in Des Moines, Iowa, demonstrating the depth and breadth of Wisconsin dairy. 

Wisconsin Welcomes New Class of Master Cheesemakers

Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research are proud to announce the 2023 class of Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers®. Four new and one returning cheesemaker graduated from the esteemed program. The class of 2023 collectively earned certifications in cheddar, blue cheese, mozzarella and curds.

Wisconsin Ranks Among Elite at US Cheese Championship

February 27, 2023 Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

Wisconsin again wins more awards than any other state or country during the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest. Wisconsin cheesemakers secure almost half of the 20 finalist honors, including first and second runner-up. 

Dairy Contest Winners Compete for Grand Champion

August 17, 2022 Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

Crave Brothers Farmstead earns the coveted title of Grand Master Cheesemaker at the 2022 Wisconsin State Fair Blue Ribbon Dairy Products Auction on August 11. Wisconsin is America’s Dairyland — the state known for making the world’s best dairy products. 

Wisconsin Wins Quarter of All Awards at American Cheese Society Competition

Wisconsin cheese, butter and yogurt makers win the most awards of any state, totaling more than one-fourth (26%) of all awards at the 2022 American Cheese Society Judging and Competition in Portland, Ore. That’s twice the awards won by the next closest competing state.