FROME, England, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sartori stood out amongst an international crowd at the Global Cheese Awards, receiving 11 accolades at the highly regarded annual contest. SarVecchio® Parmesan, Sartori's most decorated cheese, was crowned Best USA Cheese and Best Non-European Cheese. BellaVitano® Gold and Classic Parmesan were also honored, receiving gold medals in their respective categories. Sartori's newest release, the south-of-the-border inspired Chipotle BellaVitano, continued its 2016 winning streak with a silver medal.
Each of the award-winning wheels sent to the Global Cheese Awards began with Sartori family farms and the finest Wisconsin milk, which was then handcrafted into first-class cheese by their Master Cheesemakers and Team Members.
"Since 1939, we've relied on talented people and hard work to achieve success," said Jim Sartori, CEO and owner of Sartori. "There are no shortcuts when you're crafting a premium, artisan product and we're humbled to see the work of our Team Members and Family Farms pay off."
A time-honored tradition since 1861, The Global Cheese Awards are an opportunity for the world's best cheesemakers to showcase their talents. The 2016 contest included more than 1,000 entries spanning from countries across the globe.
Sartori, a fourth-generation family owned company, has proudly produced award-winning, artisan cheese for customers worldwide since 1939. Rooted in Plymouth, Wisconsin, Sartori's emphasis on a high-quality and handcrafted approach to cheesemaking is a timeless family tradition. For more information, please visit www.sartoricheese.com or call at 800-558-5888.