2016 World Champions

Emmi Roth USA’s Roth Grand Cru Surchoix has been named the 2016 World Champion at the World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison, Wis. This was the first time since 1988 that a cheese made in the U.S. has won the competition. The judging portion of the contest has a record 2,948 entries from 23 countries and 31 states. The Roth Grand Cru Surchoix earned Best of Class in the Smear Ripened Hard Cheeses category with a score of 99.8.

Emmi Roth USA was awarded two other medals during the standard rounds of judging at this year's contest. Roth's Private Reserve was given a second award in the Smear Ripened Hard Cheese category with a score of 99.7; it is a raw milk cheese that has a robust, earthy flavor with a nuanced sweet and nutty finish that captures the character of the Southern Wisconsin territory. Roth's Private Reserve has a history of strong success, and was named Runner-Up to the Best of Show at the 2015 American Cheese Society Competition.

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About Emmi Roth USA

Emmi Roth USA, a subsidiary of Switzerland based Emmi Group, is a leading producer of specialty cheeses. The expansive portfolio includes award-winning cheeses from the United States, Switzerland and Europe, each crafted with pride from the freshest local milk. Key cheese brands include Kaltbach Cave-aged, Roth Grand Cru® and Buttermilk Blue®. Tradition – more... 

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