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Tillamook Takes Home Seven Awards at American Cheese Society Conference

August 13, 2013
TCCA proves great quality leads to great taste with wins in multiple dairy categories.

At the 2013 American Cheese Society Conference in Wisconsin this past weekend, the Tillamook County Creamery Association earned seven awards across multiple dairy categories including cheese, sour cream, butter and yogurt.

The farmer-owned cooperative based in Tillamook, Oregon, received first place recognition for their Vintage White Extra Sharp 3 Year Reserve Cheddar, their Marionberry Light Yogurt, and their Premium Sour Cream.“We are very proud of these recent awards, as it is a reflection that our brand consistently makes great-tasting, award-winning dairy products” said Jay Allison, Tillamook VP of sales and marketing.

Tillamook Light Yogurt is naturally sweetened with Truvia® sweetener and contains real Marionberries from the Pacific Northwest creating a uniquely sweet and tart flavor. Tillamook Vintage White Extra Sharp Cheddar is aged naturally over 3 years to perfect its refined bold taste. Tillamook Premium Sour Cream is so smooth and creamy, it has become a staple in many recipes and in many homes throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Tillamook also placed in the following categories:

  • Tillamook Colby Cheese was awarded 2nd place in the American Originals Colby category
  • Tillamook Salted Sweet Cream Butter was awarded 2nd place in the Salted Butter with or without cultures made from cow’s milk category
  • Tillamook Natural Sour Cream was awarded 2nd place in the Cultured Products made from cow’s milk category
  • Tillamook Medium Cheddar Cheese was awarded 3rd place in the Aged up to 12 months cheddar made from cow’s milk category

About Tillamook County Creamery Association
Established in 1909, the Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) prides themselves on their commitment to providing families with the most consistent, best tasting, highest quality dairy products made in the most natural way possible. The farmer-owned cooperative is famously known for its award-winning, naturally aged cheddars and is quickly becoming one of the top dairy brands in the country. Tillamook offers a variety of cheese, ice cream, butter, sour cream and yogurt products.

About the American Cheese Society
The American Cheese Society (ACS) is a not-for-profit trade organization founded in 1983 to support the North American artisan and specialty cheese industry. ACS provides advocacy, education, business development and networking opportunities for members of the cheese industry, while striving to continually raise the quality and availability of cheese in North America. The 2013 ACS Judging & Competition was the largest over, with 257 companies submitting 1,794 different products.