Award Winners

2023 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest

0. Overall--Cheese & Butter

Grand Champion

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Rich and Creamy Mascarpone Cheese

101. Cheddar

Second Place

Hoard’s Dairyman Farm Creamery

Fort Atkinson, WI

Cheddar (made from guernsey)

Score: 98.88

Third Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Marshfield, WI

Mild/Medium Cheddar

Score: 97.97

102. Sharp Cheddar

First Place

Land O' Lakes

Kiel, WI

Sharp Cheddar #1

Score: 99.45

104. Colby, Monterey Jack

Third Place

Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI)

Jim Falls, WI

Colby Jack (Cut from a 640)

Score: 98.8

105. Swiss Styles

First Place

Prairie Farms Cheese Division

Shullsburg, WI

Baby Swiss Wheel

Score: 99.8

107. Mozzarella

First Place

Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, LLC

Waterloo, WI

Marinated Fresh Mozzarella

Score: 99.9

108. Fresh Mozzarella

Second Place

Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, LLC

Waterloo, WI

Fresh Mozzarella -B

Score: 99.5

109. String Cheese

First Place

Ron’s Wisconsin Cheese, LLC/Ponderosa Farmstead

Luxemburg, WI

Mozzarella String Cheese

Score: 99.23

Second Place

Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, LLC

Waterloo, WI

Farmers Rope String Cheese

Score: 99.13

Third Place

Ron’s Wisconsin Cheese, LLC/Ponderosa Farmstead

Luxemburg, WI

LMPS String Cheese #1

Score: 99.1

110. Provolone

First Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Clayton, WI

Provolone Smoked Low Moisture Part Skim

Score: 99

Second Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Clayton, WI

Provolone Non Smoked LMPS

Score: 98.6

Third Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Appleton, WI

Smoked Provolone #1

Score: 98.35

111. Hard Italian Cheeses

First Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Cello Artisan Copper Kettle Parmesan Wheel

Score: 99.83

Third Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Cello Artisan Romano Wheel

Score: 99.13

112. Blue Veined Cheeses

First Place

Kingston Creamery

Cambria, WI

Smoked Blue

Score: 99.25

Second Place

Prairie Farms Cheese Division

Mindoro, WI

Blue Cheese, Creamy Smooth

Score: 99.05

Third Place

Prairie Farms Cheese Division

Mindoro, WI

Danish Style Blue Cheese

Score: 98.8

115. Flavored Natural Cheeses

First Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Cello Smoky Pepper Fontina

Score: 99.8

Second Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Cello Tuscan Fontina

Score: 99.55

Third Place

Prairie Farms Cheese Division

Shullsburg, WI

Maple Bacon Cheddar

Score: 99.4

116. Cold Pack Cheese, Cheese Food, Cheese Food

First Place

Pine River Pre-Pack

Newton, WI

Swiss and Almond Cold Pack

Score: 99.75

Third Place

Pine River Pre-Pack

Newton, WI

Pepper Jack Cold Pack Cheese

Score: 99.6

117. Reduced Fat

Third Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Appleton, WI

Non-Smoked Provolone Reduced Fat

Score: 97.4

118. Feta

First Place

Lactalis Deli, Inc.

Belmont, WI

8 oz Feta Chunk

Score: 99.3

Third Place

Lactalis Deli, Inc.

Belmont, WI

24 oz Feta Crumble

Score: 98.35

119. Brie and Camembert

Second Place

Lactalis Deli, Inc.

Belmont, WI

8 oz Brie Double Cream

Score: 99.4

122. Open Class Semi-Soft Cheese

First Place

Alpinage Cheese

Oak Creek, WI

Washed Rind, Semi-Hard Alpine Style Raclette Cheese

Score: 99.6

Second Place

Hoard’s Dairyman Farm Creamery

Fort Atkinson, WI

Sark Butter Kase Made with Guernsey Milk

Score: 99.45

Third Place

Hoard’s Dairyman Farm Creamery

Fort Atkinson, WI

Belaire-port salut style made from Guernsey Milk

Score: 99.35

123. Open Class Hard Cheese

First Place

Saxon Cheese, LLC

Malone, WI

Saxon Creamery - Snowfields

Score: 99.25

Second Place

Saxon Cheese, LLC

Malone, WI

Saxon Creamery - Saxony Alpine

Score: 99.1

124. Flavored Pastuerized Proccess Cheese

Second Place

Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery

Ellsworth, WI

Past. Process Hot Pepper Cheese

Score: 99.55

Third Place

Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI)

Portage, WI

Past. Process American Cheese Loaf

Score: 99.45

128. Mixed Milk Cheese

First Place

LaClare Farms

Malone, WI

Cave Aged Chandoka

Score: 99.9

Second Place

Eckerman Sheep Company

Antigo, WI

2019 Ewemazing Sheep Cheese

Score: 99.55

129. Marscarpone

First Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Cello Rich and Creamy Mascarpone - Team 1

Score: 100

Second Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Traditional Mascarpone

Score: 99.7

Third Place

Schuman Cheese

Turtle Lake, WI

Cello Rich and Creamy Mascarpone - Team 2

Score: 99.6

131. Flavored Cream Cheeese

Third Place

Schreiber Foods, Inc.

Green Bay, WI

Whipped Chive Cream Cheese

Score: 99.35

132. Plain Cheese Curds

First Place

Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, LLC

Waterloo, WI

Yellow Cheddar Cheese Curds

Score: 98.95

Second Place

Westby Cooperative Creamery

Westby, WI

Westby Cheese Curds

Score: 98.55

Third Place

Nasonville Dairy, Inc.

Curtiss, WI

Cheese Curds

Score: 98.35

133. Flavored Cheese Curds

Second Place

Ron’s Wisconsin Cheese, LLC/Ponderosa Farmstead

Luxemburg, WI

Ranch Cheese Curds

Score: 99.13

Third Place

Ron’s Wisconsin Cheese, LLC/Ponderosa Farmstead

Luxemburg, WI

Garlic & Dill Cheese Curds

Score: 99.1

134. Natural Cheese Snack

Third Place

Masters Gallery Foods, Inc.

Plymouth, WI

Gouda & Sharp Cheddar Cheese Sticks

Score: 98.05

136. Open Class Cheese

First Place

Masters Gallery Foods, Inc.

Plymouth, WI

Shredded Parmesan Cheese

Score: 99.8

201. Salted Butter

First Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Reedsburg, WI

Salted Butter - Team 3rd Shift

Score: 99.25

202. Unsalted Butter

Second Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Reedsburg, WI

Unsalted Butter - Team 3rd Shift

Score: 99.05

201. Salted Butter

Third Place

Organic Valley

LaFarge, WI

Organic Salted Butter

Score: 98.9

202. Unsalted Butter

Second Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Reedsburg, WI

Unsalted Butter - Team 3rd Shift

Score: 99.05

203. Flavored Butter

First Place

Nordic Creamery

Westby, WI

Garlic and Basil Butter

Score: 99.3

Third Place

Nordic Creamery

Westby, WI

Cinnamon and Sugar Butter

Score: 98.9

301. White Milk (2% only)

First Place

Sassy Cow Creamery

Columbus, WI

2% White Milk

Score: 99.75

Second Place

Lamers Dairy Inc. "Dairyland's Best"

Appleton, WI

2% Glass Bottled White

Score: 99.6

303. Lowfact Chocolate Milk (1%)

First Place

Lamers Dairy Inc. "Dairyland's Best"

Appleton, WI

1% Chocolate Glass Bottled Milk

Score: 99.9

306. Strawberry Milk

Second Place

Weber's Farm Store

Marshfield, WI

Lowfat 1% Strawberry Milk

Score: 98.75

312. Whipping Cream and Heavy Whipping Cream

Third Place

Lamers Dairy Inc. "Dairyland's Best"

Appleton, WI

Heavy Cream

Score: 99.85

324. Open Flavor Cottage Cheese

Third Place

Kemps, LLC

Cedarburg, WI

Pineapple Cottage Cheese

Score: 99.55

326. Lowfat Sour Cream

Second Place

Kemps, LLC

Cedarburg, WI

Lite Sour Cream

Score: 99.5

329. Hispanic Plain Sour Cream (including Creama)

Second Place

Mexican Cheese Producers, Inc.

Darlington, WI

Creama

Score: 99.8

401. Regular Vanilla Ice Cream

First Place

Sassy Cow Creamery

Columbus, WI

Vanilla Ice Cream

Score: 99.4

402. French Vanilla Ice Cream

Second Place

Cedar Crest Specialties, Inc.

Cedarburg, WI

French Vanilla Ice Cream

Score: 99.6

403. Philly Vanilla Ice Cream

First Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Vanilla Bean

Score: 99.9

Second Place

Kemps, LLC

Cedarburg, WI

Vanilla Bean

Score: 99.5

404. Regular Chocolate Ice Cream

Second Place

Sassy Cow Creamery

Columbus, WI

Milk Chocolate Ice Cream

Score: 99.6

405. Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Second Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Zanzibar Chocolate

Score: 99.85

406. Cookies and Cookie Dough Ice Cream

First Place

Kwik Trip Dairy

La Crosse, WI

Brookie Dough Ice Cream

Score: 99.95

Third Place

Kwik Trip Dairy

La Crosse, WI

Chocolate Dream

Score: 99.85

407. Mint Ice Cream

First Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Mint Avalanche

Score: 99.8

408. Strawberry Ice Cream

First Place

Kelley Country Creamery

Fond du Lac, WI

Strawberry

Score: 99.6

409. Open Class with Fruit Ice Cream

Second Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Blackberry Lemon Bar

Score: 99.7

Third Place

Kemps, LLC

Cedarburg, WI

Lemon Bar Ice Cream

Score: 99.65

411. Open Class with Peanut Butter

Second Place

Kemps, LLC

Cedarburg, WI

Mashups Brownies & Cookies & Cream

Score: 99.85

Third Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

Fat Elvis Ice Cream

Score: 99.75

413. Open Class with Ice Cream

First Place

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.

Madison, WI

London Fog Ice Cream

Score: 99.85

Second Place

King Cone Home Made Ice Cream

Plover, WI

Blueberry "Yes Please" Cake

Score: 99.75

414. Ice Cream Sandwiches

Second Place

Kelley Country Creamery

Fond du Lac, WI

Funfetti Ice Cream Sandwich

Score: 99.2

415. Open Class Sherbet

First Place

Kemps, LLC

Cedarburg, WI

Raspberry Lemonade Sherbet

Score: 99.75

Second Place

Cedar Crest Specialties, Inc.

Cedarburg, WI

Sunset Rainbow Sherbet

Score: 99.7

501. Whey

First Place

Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI)

Jim Falls, WI

Dried Sweet Whey - B

Score: 99.9

Third Place

Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI)

Jim Falls, WI

Dried Sweet Whey - A

Score: 99.4

503. Whey Protein Concentrate - 34%

First Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Sparta, WI

WPC 34% - 2

Score: 99.5

Second Place

Foremost Farms USA Cooperative

Sparta, WI

WPC 34% - 1

Score: 98.5