For the sixth year in a row, the UConn Animal Science Creamery has taken home awards from the annual American Cheese Society Judging and Competition. Our Chipotle Queso Blanco and our Green Chile Queso Blanco were recognized for excellence amongst 1742 products from over 250 entering companies. The Chipotle and Green Chile cheeses were awarded second and third place in their category, respectively. Congratulations!
For the second year in a row the new cheese line from the UConn Dept. of Animal Science Creamery has won a national award. The Creamery’s Green Chile Queso Blanco took third in it’s category in the 2015 American Cheese Society Judging & Competition! The cheese was recognized by the judges for excellence amongst 1,779 products from 267 entering companies. Connecticut’s LiuzziAngeloni Cheese and Calabro Cheese Corporation also took home ribbons for several of their fantastic cheeses.
The Creamery’s Queso Blanco was also awarded a gold medal in the open class at the 8th annual Big E Gold Medal Cheese Competition while their Chipotle Queso Blanco was awarded a Bronze in it’s category. This year 139 cheeses were entered by 32 Cheesemakers from throughout New England. Connecticut’s own Sankow’s Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme took the Best in Show with their Farmstead, an aged sheep’s milk cheese