Sartori SarVecchio® Parmesan Named 'Grand Champion' at 2010 World Dairy Expo Contest

Aug 31, 2010, 17:06 ET from Sartori Foods

PLYMOUTH, Wis., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Sartori SarVecchio Parmesan cheese was named 'Grand Champion' at the prestigious 2010 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest.   This year's contest had a record 655 entries competing in 56 dairy classifications.  The Grand Champion is the 'best of the best' - chosen as the top product amongst all 56 category winners. The World Dairy Expo competition, conducted in Madison, Wisconsin, involves the newest and most innovative dairy technologies in the country.

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"We are very proud to accept such a prestigious award," said Jim Sartori, third generation owner of the internationally acclaimed cheese company.  "Our SarVecchio Parmesan is made with incredibly fresh, hormone-free milk supplied by our family-run patron farmers. In addition to our SarVecchio® receiving the 'Grand Champion' recognition at this expo, our Sartori Reserve Rosemary & Olive Oil rubbed Asiago and Dolcina® Gorgonzola also won awards.

"We have worked a long time to develop and refine our cheese," said Sartori.  "Our patron farmer partners have played a big role in our success. Many of them have been supplying us with milk for the full 70 years."  Sartori President Jeff Schwager advised that "Our 'Farm-to-Fork' philosophy has enabled us to focus on creating some of the best tasting and quality cheese available.  It is wonderful and humbling to be recognized by such prestigious organization for the team's efforts."

About Sartori Foods

Sartori Foods has been producing artisan and premium cheese for seven decades serving the Specialty, Retail, Ingredient, Restaurant and Food Service markets.  Based in Plymouth, Wisconsin, Sartori Foods has an impressive array of award-winning cheese noted for innovative approaches and consistent top quality across its entire line.  For more information, please visit www.sartorireserve.com or www.sartorifoods.com.  You may also call us directly at 800-558-5888.

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