TURLOCK, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Armenian American Chamber of Commerce celebrated the success of one of its own at their 12th annual awards gala. Karoun Dairies received the 2011 Business of the Year award in front of over 400 guests and dignitaries from the Armenian American and Los Angeles business communities. Karoun's success stems from a family business dedicated to making superior quality handmade cheeses and all natural yogurts and its commitment to serving their community.
Founded in 1992, Karoun is a family business exemplifying fulfillment of the American dream. The company has grown from producing specialty cheeses for its local community to nationwide mainstream distribution of a wide variety of cheese and yogurt products while still maintaining their dedication to handmade all natural dairy products of the highest quality. Karoun uses only milk from cows that are free from growth hormones such as BGH/rBST, Real California Milk® certified by the California Milk Advisory Board, and time-honored recipes making authentic all natural cheeses and yogurts available to consumers everywhere.
"All of our all natural yogurts and handmade cheeses are produced in our state-of-the art California facility yet benefit from the hand-crafted traditional methods of blending, aging and fermentation," Mr. Rostom Baghdassarian, COO adds. "We take pride in the many extra steps necessary to insure Karoun all natural yogurts and cheeses are the finest possible, bursting with purity and freshness."
Receiving the 2011 Business of the Year award for Karoun was Anto Baghdassarian, CEO and founder of Karoun Dairies. Mr. Baghdassarian emigrated to America with the dream of bringing authentic handmade cheeses and all natural yogurts to his new home and sharing the tradition of his homeland.
The Armenian American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) is a nonprofit organization committed to serving the needs of the business community in the U.S. and abroad. The AACC extends a helping hand and shares its collective resources, wisdom, and expertise with businesspeople who are asking for nothing more than a chance to exercise their right to succeed and prosper through hard work and equal opportunities - virtues that are intrinsic to both the Armenian and American cultures. Its mission is to advance the industrial, commercial, professional and public interests of the Armenian American community, locally, nationally, and internationally.
About Karoun Dairies, Inc.: Founded in 1992, Karoun is a family-run business reflecting fulfillment of the American dream. The company has continued to grow from creating hand braided String Cheese for local ethnic and specialty grocery stores, to producing a wide variety of Mediterranean specialty cheeses and yogurt products with nationwide mainstream distribution. All Karoun cheeses are natural and handmade using only milk from cows that are free from growth hormones, BGH/rBST, and are Real California Milk certified. All Karoun's yogurt products (yogurt, kefir cheese (labne) and sour cream) are all natural and OU Kosher certified. Please visit www.karouncheese.com.
SOURCE Karoun Dairies, Inc.