Tillamook® Farmstyle Cream Cheese Spreads Win Big at the World Championship Cheese Contest®
- Spreadable natural cheeses
- Open Class – Hard Smoked Hard Cheese
Submissions were judged by a team of experienced technical judges from around the world, who assessed each product’s taste, body and texture, salt, color, finish and packaging. The top three scoring entries in each class were awarded a gold, silver, or bronze medal in their category.
“It’s always exciting when our hard work is rewarded, and with more than 2,900 entries for dairy products, this year’s competition was particularly tough,” he said Jill Allen, Director of Product Excellence at TCCA. “At TCCA, our products taste better because they’re made right, and we pride ourselves on using quality ingredients and never sacrificing – for 113 years.”
Introduced Tillamook Farmstyle Cream Cheese Spreads December 2019, which offers cream cheese consumers a creamy and delicious option made with only real ingredients and no gums, fillers or preservatives. The product is now the fastest growing soft cheese brand in the country, growing 123% in 2021.
Learn more about TCCA’s commitment to doing the right thing with every bite here. Tillamook products are available from major retailers nationwide. Find products in a store near you on Tillamaps.com.
About the Tillamook County Creamery Association
The Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA), founded in 1909 as a farmer-owned cooperative, recently received Certified B Corporation® (B Corp™) designation and prides itself on its commitment to providing the most consistent, best-tasting and highest Bringing products to market of high-quality dairy products that are produced in the most natural way possible. Guided by the belief that everyone deserves real food that makes them feel good every day, TCCA produces internationally recognized, award-winning cheeses, as well as exceptional ice cream, butter, cream cheese spreads, yogurt and sour cream, made with unwavering values that sacrifice or compromise quality for profit . TCCA is owned by nearly 80 farming families, primarily in Tillamook County, Oregon. TCCA operates manufacturing facilities in Tillamook and Boardman, Oregon and employs more than 900 people statewide. The Tillamook Creamery is the largest tourist attraction on the Oregon coast and one of the most popular in the state, attracting more than a million visitors each year. Visit Tillamook.com for more information on TCCA and Tillamook® products.
About the World Championship Cheese Contest
The World Championship Cheese Contest® is the world’s premier technical cheese, butter and yogurt competition. The World Contest has been held every two years by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association since 1957. Entries will be judged by a team of experienced technical judges from around the world. Starting from a maximum possible 100 points, deductions are made for various deficiencies noted by each judge. Defects are noted in the areas of flavor, body and texture, salt, color, finish, packaging, and other appropriate attributes. A gold medal, a silver medal and a bronze medal will be awarded to the top three scoring entries in each class. More information about the 2022 competition can be found here.
SOURCE Tillamook County Creamery Association