The World Cheese Awards, a prestigious international cheese competition that brings together nearly 4,500 cheeses from more than 40 countries, took place on November 2nd in Wales. And WOW did Canadian cheeses ever do well!
Of the more than 35 awarded Canadian cheeses, CDA, one of our distributors, is pleased to count 17 cheeses of those that they offer as award-winners.
Canadian cheese winners from Québec earned thirteen medals ranging from SUPER GOLD to bronze in their respective categories.
On the Canadian level, Cows Creamery cheese dairy located on Prince Edward Island has been awarded four bronze medals. Quality Cheese also earned a bronze medal with its unmissable fresh buffalo milk Mozzarella.
Super Gold: La Meule des Champs, Rang 9
Gold: Miranda, Fritz Kaiser
Silver: Mascotte, Fritz Kaiser
Bronze: Soeur Angèle, Fritz Kaiser
Bronze: Empereur, Fritz Kaiser
Bronze: Tomme du Haut-Richelieu, Fritz Kaiser
Bronze: Sainte-nitouche, Fritz Kaiser
Bronze: Griffon, Fritz Kaiser
Bronze: Le Ballot, Rang 9
Bronze: Bleu fumé, Abbaye Saint-Benoît
Bronze: Frère Jacques, Abbaye Saint-Benoît
Bronze: Désirable, Fromagerie du Terroir de Bellechasse
Bronze: Grey Owl, Le Détour
Bronze: Fresh mozzarella, Bella Casara (Quality Cheese)
Bronze: Avonlea, Cows Creamery
Bronze: Cows 2-year-old cheddar, Cows Creamery
Bronze: Cows 3-year-old cheddar, Cows Creamery
Bronze: Cows Extra Old Cheddar, Cows Creamery
We will try to order some of these artisanal cheeses for the Pêches & Poivre cheese cabinet in the weeks ahead. Please check with us!