Award Winners

2021 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest

0. Overall

Cheese & Butter Grand Champion

Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, LLC

Waterloo, WI

Chocolate Mascarpone

Ice Cream Grand Champion

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Vanilla bean

101. Cheddar

First Place

Land O' Lakes

Kiel, WI

Cheddar

Score: 99.8

Second Place

Land O' Lakes

Kiel, WI

Cheddar

Score: 99.78

Third Place

Sartori Company

Plymouth, WI

Old World Cheddar

Score: 99.7

102. Sharp Cheddar

First Place

Land O' Lakes

Kiel, WI

Sharp Cheddar

Score: 99.25

Second Place

Land O' Lakes

Kiel, WI

Sharp Cheddar

Score: 99.05

103. Aged Cheddar

First Place

Land O' Lakes

Kiel, WI

Aged Cheddar

Score: 99.9

Third Place

Door Artisan Cheese Company

Egg Harbor, WI

Aged Cheddar over 3 years

Score: 99.75

108. Fresh Mozzarrella

Second Place

Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, LLC

Waterloo, WI

Fresh Mozzarella

Score: 99

109.String Cheese

Second Place

Ron’s Wisconsin Cheese, LLC/Ponderosa Farmstead

Luxemburg, WI

LMPS Mozzarella Whips

Score: 99.15

Third Place

Ron’s Wisconsin Cheese, LLC/Ponderosa Farmstead

Luxemburg, WI

LMPS Mozzarella Whips

Score: 99.1

110. Provolone

First Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Appleton, WI

Smoked Provolone

Score: 99.3

Third Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Clayton, WI

Non Smoked Provolone

Score: 98.15

111. Hard Italian Cheeses

First Place

Sartori Company

Plymouth, WI

Classic Asiago

Score: 99.65

Third Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Cello Artisan Asiago Wheel - No Lipase

Score: 99.5

112. Blue Veined Cheeses

First Place

Roth Cheese

Fitchburg, WI

Roth Buttermilk blue cheese

Score: 98.1

Third Place

Roth Cheese

Fitchburg, WI

Roth Gorgonzola

Score: 97.9

113. Smoked Flavored Natural Cheeses

Third Place

Shullsburg Creamery

Shullsburg, WI

Bourbon Barrel Smoked Cracked Peppercorn Cheddar

Score: 98.75

114. Pepper Flavored Natural Cheeses

First Place

Door Artisan Cheese Company

Egg Harbor, WI

Chipotle Gouda

Score: 99.9

Third Place

V & V Supremo Foods-Chula Vista Cheese Company

Browntown, WI

Chihuahua Cheese w/jalapeno peppers

Score: 99.5

115. Flavored Natural Cheeses

First Place

Shullsburg Creamery

Shullsburg, WI

Cranberry Chipotle Cheddar

Score: 99.53

Second Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Cello Tuscan rubbed Fontal-Fontina

Score: 99.5

116. Cold Pack Cheese, Cheese Food, Cheese Spread

First Place

Lactalis Deli, Inc.

Merril, WI

Garlic & herbs spreadable

Score: 99.7

Third Place

Pine River Pre-Pack

Newton, WI

Spicy beer cold pack cheese spread

Score: 99.2

117. Reduced Fat

First Place

Lactalis Deli, Inc.

Merril, WI

Garlic & herb light

Score: 99.3

118. Feta

Second Place

Nasonville Dairy, Inc.

Marshfield, WI

Feta Brine

Score: 99.25

Third Place

Nasonville Dairy, Inc.

Marshfield, WI

Feta Crumbles

Score: 98.5

119. Brie and Camembert

First Place

Lactalis Deli, Inc.

Belmont, WI

8oz Brie Triple Crème

Score: 98.7

Second Place

Lactalis Deli, Inc.

Belmont, WI

18oz Brie Triple Crème

Score: 98.4

Third Place

Lactalis Deli, Inc.

Belmont, WI

8oz Brie Double Crème

Score: 98.15

121. Open Class Soft Cheese

First Place

Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, LLC

Waterloo, WI

Chocolate Mascarpone

Score: 99.7

122. Open Class Semi-Soft Cheese

First Place

Hoard’s Dairyman Farm Creamery

Fort Atkinson, WI

Sark, a butterkase cheese

Score: 99.4

Second Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Cello Fontal, Fontina aged 45 days

Score: 98.95

Third Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Cello Fontal, Fontina aged 120 days

Score: 98.6

123. Open Class Hard Cheese

Second Place

Sartori Company

Plymouth, WI

Garlic & Herb BellaVitano

Score: 99.75

124. Flavored Pasteurized Process Cheese

First Place

Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI)

Portage, WI

Pasteurized Process Monterey Jack & American Cheese with red bell & jalapeno peppers

Score: 99.05

Third Place

Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery

Ellsworth , WI

Ellsworth Wohlt pizza cheese (contains smoke)

Score: 98.7

125. Latin American Cheese

First Place

Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, LLC

Waterloo, WI

Oaxaca

Score: 99.25

126. Goat Milk Cheese

Third Place

LaClare Farms

Malone, WI

Chipotle honey goat cheese

Score: 99.33

127. Sheep Milk Cheese

First Place

Eckerman Sheep Company

Antigo, WI

2018 lovely lamb

Score: 98.35

Third Place

Eckerman Sheep Company

Antigo, WI

2019 Ewemazing

Score: 97.3

128. Mixed Milk Cheese

First Place

LaClare Farms

Malone, WI

Cave aged Chandoka

Score: 97.45

129. Mascarpone

Second Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Traditional Mascarpone

Score: 99

Third Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Cello rich & creamy Mascarpone #1

Score: 98.5

132. Open Class Cheese

First Place

Ron’s Wisconsin Cheese, LLC/Ponderosa Farmstead

Luxemburg, WI

Cheddar cheese curds

Score: 99.4

Second Place

Ron’s Wisconsin Cheese, LLC/Ponderosa Farmstead

Luxemburg, WI

Cheddar cheese curds

Score: 99.18

Third Place

Scott's of Wisconsin

Sun Prairie, WI

Caramel chocolate chip dessert cheese ball coated in pecans

Score: 99.13

133. Salted Butter

First Place

Organic Valley

LaFarge, WI

Organic salted butter

Score: 99.2

135. Flavored Butter

First Place

Pine River Dairy, Inc.

Manitowoc, WI

Sea salt caramel butter

Score: 99.15

Second Place

Pine River Dairy, Inc.

Manitowoc, WI

Bacon & chive butter

Score: 98.7

136. Open Class Butter

First Place

Pine River Dairy, Inc.

Manitowoc, WI

84% European style unsalted butter

Score: 98.15

139. Lowfat Chocolate Milk 1%

Second Place

Lamers Dairy Inc. "Dairyland's Best"

Appleton, WI

1% lowfat chocolate milk

Score: 99.85

Third Place

Kwik Trip Dairy

La Crosse, WI

Lowfat chocolate milk

Score: 99.8

140. Lowfat Chocolate Milk 2%

Third Place

Weber's Farm Store

Marshfield, WI

Reduced-fat chocolate milk

Score: 99.75

142. Strawberry Milk

First Place

Kwik Trip Dairy

La Crosse, WI

Strawberry milk

Score: 99.9

145. Open Class Pasteurized Milk

First Place

Lamers Dairy Inc. "Dairyland's Best"

Appleton, WI

Whole white milk

Score: 99.97

147. Half and Half

First Place

Sassy Cow Creamery

Columbus, WI

Half & half

Score: 99.8

Second Place

Kemps, LLC

Cedarburg, WI

Half & half

Score: 99.55

Third Place

Kwik Trip Dairy

La Crosse, WI

Half & half

Score: 99.35

148. Whipping Cream and Heavy Whipping Cream

First Place

Lamers Dairy Inc. "Dairyland's Best"

Appleton, WI

Heavy whipping cream

Score: 100

157. Open Class Drinkable Yogurt

First Place

Lifeway Foods, Inc.

Waukesha, WI

Lowfat peach kefir

Score: 99.9

Third Place

Weber's Farm Store

Marshfield, WI

Lowfat strawberry kefir

Score: 98.25

158. Regular Cottage Cheese

Third Place

Kemps, LLC

Cedarburg, WI

4% cottage cheese

Score: 98.78

160. Open Cottage Cheese

Third Place

Kemps, LLC

Cedarburg, WI

Peach cottage cheese

Score: 98.55

162. Lowfat Sour Cream

Third Place

Kemps, LLC

Cedarburg, WI

Lite sour cream

Score: 98.9

166. Regular Vanilla Ice Cream

First Place

Sassy Cow Creamery

Columbus, WI

Vanilla

Score: 99.7

168. Philly Vanilla Ice Cream

First Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Vanilla bean

Score: 99.73

169. Regular Chocolate Ice Cream

Third Place

Sassy Cow Creamery

Columbus, WI

Milk chocolate ice cream

Score: 99.7

170. Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Second Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Zanzibar chocolate ice cream

Score: 99.55

171. Cookies and Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Second Place

King Cone Home Made Ice Cream

Plover, WI

Maggie's Moo Cake

Score: 98.85

Third Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Sticks & Stones

Score: 98.75

172. Mint Ice Cream

Second Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Zanzimint ice cream

Score: 98.55

173. Strawberry Ice Cream

First Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Strawberry ice cream

Score: 99.3

174. Open Class Flavored Fruit Ice Cream

Second Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Neopolitan ice cream

Score: 99.8

175. Ice Cream with Nuts

First Place

Kelley Country Creamery

Fond du Lac, WI

Pralines & cream ice cream

Score: 99.9

Second Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Coconut almond bliss ice cream

Score: 99.55

176. Ice Cream with Peanut Butter

First Place

Kemps, LLC

Cedarburg, WI

Barking pretzel ice cream

Score: 99.5

Second Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Peanut butter heart chocolate ice cream

Score: 99.4

177. Ice Cream with Caramel

First Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

This $%#& Just Got Serious ice cream

Score: 99.4

Second Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Basic bean (coffee flavored) ice cream

Score: 99.2

178. Open Class Ice Cream

First Place

King Cone Home Made Ice Cream

Plover, WI

Red velvet ice cream

Score: 99.8

Third Place

Vande Walle's Candies

Appleton, WI

Turtle ice cream

Score: 99.5

179. Ice Cream Sandwiches

Third Place

Kelley Country Creamery

Fond du Lac, WI

Red velvet cookie w/cheesecake bars

Score: 95

181. Frozen Yogurt

Second Place

Kwik Trip Dairy

La Crosse, WI

Greek blueberry frozen yogurt

Score: 98.4

Third Place

Kwik Trip Dairy

La Crosse, WI

Greek black raspberry frozen yogurt

Score: 98.3

183. Healthy Frozen Desserts

Second Place

Kelley Country Creamery

Fond du Lac, WI

Low carb, no sugar added, vanilla w/sugar free caramel & fudge swirl

Score: 99

184. Whey

First Place

Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI)

Jim Falls, WI

Dry sweet whey

Score: 99.93

186. Whey Protein Concentrate - 34%

First Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Sparta, WI

Whey protein concenrate 34%

Score: 99.9

Second Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Sparta, WI

Whey protein concenrate 34%

Score: 99.83

189. Nonfat Dried Milk

Third Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Sparta, WI

Nonfat dried milk

Score: 99.8

190. Open Class for Creative & Innovative Products

Second Place

Kwik Trip Dairy

La Crosse, WI

Salted caramel cappuccino

Score: 98.13

Third Place

Organic Valley

LaFarge, WI

Organic feta and chive egg bites

Score: 97.13