Awards

Year after year, our cheeses compete against thousands of other worthy contenders. And year after year, they do the dairy producers of the Grantsburg, Wisconsin area proud. Distinguished judges have crowned our cheeses “World Champion” and “Best of Class.” We humbly thank them for this honor.

2016 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest

  • 2nd Place – Alpha’s Morning Sun with Mango Habanero

2016 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest

  • 1st Place – Plain String Cheese
  • 2nd Place – Smoked String Cheese
  • 3rd Place – Hot Pepper String Cheese

2016 World Championship Cheese Contest

  • 2nd Place — Hot Pepper String Cheese
  • 3rd Place — Smoked String Cheese
  • 4th Place — Smoked String Cheese

2015 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest

  • Best of Class — String Cheese

2015 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest

  • 2nd Place — Smoked String Cheese
  • 2nd Place — Aged Provolone
  • 3rd Place — Aged Provolone
  • 4th Place — Alpha's Morning Sun with Truffle

2014 American Cheese Society Contest

  • 2nd Place - Alpha’s Morning Sun with Herbs de Provence

2014 World Championship Cheese Contest

  • Best of Class — Alpha’s Morning Sun with Herbs de Provence
  • Best of Class — Smoked String
  • 2nd Place — Gouda with Rosemary
  • 2nd Place — Aged Provolone
  • 3rd Place — Alpha’s Morning Sun with Rosemary

2013 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest

  • Best of Class—Alpha’s Morning Sun with Rosemary
  • 2nd Place—Smoked String
  • 2nd Place—Mild Provolone
  • 2nd Place—Aged Provolone

2012 World Dairy Expo

  • 1st Place—Mozzarella String Cheese
  • 1st Place—Alpha’s Morning Sun with Rosemary

2011 American Cheese Society

  • 1st Place—Monterey Jack

2011 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest

  • Best of Class—Mozzarella String
  • Best of Class—Mild Cheddar
  • 2nd Place—Smoke String
  • 2nd Place—Aged Provolone

2010 World Dairy Expo

  • 1st Place—Plain and Flavored String
  • 2nd Place—Flavored String

2010 World Championship Cheese Contest

  • 2nd Place—Marbled Cheese

2009 World Championship Cheese Contest

  • Best of Class—Pepper String

2008 World Championship Cheese Contest

  • Best of Class—Aged Provolone

2007 World Dairy Expo

  • Best of Class—String
  • Best of Class—Hot Pepper String
  • Best of Class—Provolone

2006 World Championship Cheese Contest

  • Best of Class—Colby
  • Best of Class—Provolone
  • Best of Class—String Cheese

2005 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest

  • Best Of Class—Provolone
  • Third Place—Colby Longhorn

2003 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest

  • Second Place—Whole Milk Mozzarella
  • First Place—String Cheese

1998 World Cheese Contest

  • First Place—Provolone Class

1988 World Champion Cheesemakers Association

  • Best of Class—String Cheese
  • Overall World Champion—String Cheese
  • World Champion Cheesemaker Award—Dale H. Olson