Vermont Farmstead Cheese wins silver medal at cheese competition
Cheese wins silver medal
WINDSOR ó Vermont Farmstead Cheese Company won second place for its BrickHaus Tilsit cheese at the 2013 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay Wis. The U.S. Championship Cheese Contest is the first major national cheese competition of the year.
The competition graded products spanning 82 categories, with VFCCís BrickHaus Tilsit receiving a 98.65 rating out of 100, placing it second in the Open Class Semi-Soft category. This yearís competition drew a record-breaking 1,702 entries from cheesemakers across the country.
ďOur BrickHaus Tilsit has proven a favorite among industry experts and consumers alike, having received five awards for excellence in the past two years,Ē VFCC Head Cheesemaker Rick Woods said. ďThis cheese is a fantastic representation of our teamís talent and Iím thrilled that itís getting the attention it deserves.Ē
VFCC is the recipient of 33 industry awards to date, a major accomplishment for the company which has been producing farmstead and artisanal cheeses for just over two years.