Top honours for Aussie cheese in international cheese contest

Australian cheeses from Woodside Cheese Wrights and Kris Lloyd Artisan take home top honours at the 2024 World Championship Cheese Contest.

In a triumph of craftsmanship and dedication, Woodside Cheese Wrights and Kris Lloyd Artisan have emerged victorious at the prestigious 2024 World Championship Cheese Contest held in Wisconsin. Despite fierce competition from over 3000 entries worldwide, the Australian cheese artisans clinched an impressive array of accolades, including the coveted ‘Best of Class, First Place’.

The crowning glory of their success came with Kris Lloyd Artisan’s triumphant ‘Flower Power’, which not only secured First Place but also garnered an outstanding score of 99.8 from discerning judges. Cathy Strange from Wholefoods Market praised the cheese for its delightful aromatics, authentic texture derived from buffalo milk, and the impeccable balance achieved with the integrated condiments.

But their triumph doesn’t stop there. Kris Lloyd Artisan and Woodside Cheese Wrights have long been committed to pushing the boundaries of cheese-making, infusing traditional recipes with an unmistakable Australian flair while maintaining unwavering standards of excellence. This dedication to innovation has not only set them apart on the national stage but also earned global recognition.

The complete list of awards attained by the esteemed artisans includes:

  • First Place (Best of Class) – Kris Lloyd Artisan ‘Flower Power’
  • Second Place – Kris Lloyd Artisan ‘Buffalo Persian Feta Lemon Myrtle’
  • Third Place – Kris Lloyd Artisan ‘Persian Buffalo Feta’
  • Third Place – Woodside Cheese Wrights ‘Monet’
  • Fourth Place – Kris Lloyd Artisan ‘Buffalo Curd’

This remarkable achievement is a testament to the passion, skill, and relentless pursuit of excellence embodied by the teams at Woodside Cheese Wrights and Kris Lloyd Artisan. As they bask in the glory of their success, they remain committed to pushing the boundaries of cheese-making and delighting cheese aficionados around the world with their uniquely Australian creations.


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