It was a weekend of winning for Vermont Creamery’s fresh and aged cheeses! Every year we send our products to be pit against some very worthy industry competitors at the annual American Cheese Society Competition.  We were honored to be recognized with nine ribbons at this year’s competition, now in its 33rd year. 

First place blue ribbons were awarded to BijouFeta and Crème Fraîche; second place ribbons went to Bonne BoucheQuarkFresh CrottinMascarpone and Cultured Butter with Sea Salt and MapleClassic Spreadable Goat Cheese took third, all in their respective categories. This is the third consecutive year Bijou has taken first place in its category at the ACS Competition! 

Here’s what our fearless co-Founder, Allison Hooper had to say about our big night of wins. 
"These awards are a reflection of the collective hard work of our farmers’ and the dedication and expertise of our cheesemakers; recognition by ACS is a source of great pride for our company was we continue to grow and perfect our craft.”

Allison joined Co-Founder Bob Reese and our entire sales team in Des Moines for a week of workshops, demos and of course the big awards ceremony; team members took turns accepting awards.  Watch the 2016 American Cheese Society awards ceremony.