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Success at the 2024 World Championship Cheese Contest!

Matt Hoefler and Rob Stellrecht with WCCC Awards

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is delighted to announce its remarkable achievements at the recent World Championship Cheese Contest. The prestigious event showcased the finest cheeses from around the globe, and Burnett Dairy Cooperative emerged as a standout participant.


Securing an impressive second place with a score of 99.1 out of 100, Burnett Dairy's Fancy Brand Aged Provolone is a testament to the unparalleled craftsmanship and dedication of its talented cheesemakers. This recognition reinforces the company's commitment to producing top-quality cheeses that delight consumers worldwide.


Adding to the accolades, Burnett Dairy's Fancy Brand Mild Provolone clinched third place with a score of 99.275 out of 100, further emphasizing the exceptional quality and flavor profile of the cooperative's cheeses.


But the success doesn't end there. In addition to these remarkable wins, seven more cheeses from Burnett Dairy Cooperative made it into the top 10 at the contest. This includes beloved varieties such as Burnett Dairy Smoked String Cheese and Patria Part Skim Mozzarella, along with the eagerly anticipated Wood River Creamery Gouda Gruyere, set to captivate cheese enthusiasts upon its release.


"We are immensely proud of our team whose unwavering dedication and expertise have led to these outstanding achievements," said Matt Winsand, CEO at Burnett Dairy Cooperative. "Their commitment to excellence is the driving force behind our success."


To all cheese lovers, Burnett Dairy Cooperative invites you to experience the award-winning flavors firsthand. Whether in-store, online, or at select retailers, indulge in the exquisite taste of Burnett Dairy cheeses, and discover why they stand among the best in the world.