AWARDS

American Cheese Society

American Cheese Society (ACS) is the leader in promoting and supporting American cheeses. ACS provides the cheese community with educational resources and networking opportunities, while encouraging the highest standards of cheesemaking focused on safety and sustainability  

2017 (Denver, CO)

2024 entries from 281 companies

  • 2nd Place: Unsalted Cultured Butter (Unsalted butter with or without cultures- made from cow's milk) 
  • 3rd Place: Coffee Butter (Butter with Flavor added - all milks)  

2016 (Des Moines, Iowa) 

1843 entries from 260 companies

  • 1st Place: Herbed Rose Butter (Butter with Flavor Added - all milks)
  • 2nd Place: Unsalted Cultured Butter (Unsalted butter with or without cultures- made from cow's milk) 
  • 3rd Place: Coffee Butter (Butter with Flavor Added - all milks)

2014 (Sacramento, CA) 

1,700 entries from 248 companies

  • 1st Place: Dairy Reserve Cheese (Rubbed Rind Cheese)
  • 3rd Place: Cultured Buttermilk (Buttermilk and Other Drinkable Cultured Products)

2013 (Madison, WI)

1,794 entries from 257 companies

  • 2nd Place: Carrot Nasturtium Cheese (Monterey Jack with Flavor Added)

“We are very lucky to be located in Duvall, which has a truly special ‘terroir’ that nourishes our cows and creates our unique flavor. I’m also so thankful for the dairy’s small staff and their round-the-clock work to care for our animals, craft this cheese and bring it to market.”
                                                                                                                                                                                 - Blain Hages, Head Cheesemaker