Bothwell’s Marble Cheddar wins 1st place

Posted by: Megan, Marketing Manager

Manitoba’s Bothwell Cheese has once again claimed top spot in the Marbled Cheddar category at the 88th Annual British Empire Cheese Show in Belleville, Ontario on November 12, 2015  – winning first place for the ninth time in the past ten years.

The company also took first place with its Monterey Jack and second place with its medium coloured cheddar.

Production

Front Row (left to right) – Stuart Penner, Nathan Dueck, Gil Dueck, Reinhold Sawatzky, Matthew Tucker. Back Row (left to right) – Matthew Georgeson, Levi Falk, Rob Hiebert, Alex Wiese, Danny Cajurao

“We continue to place well in this competition and that says volumes about the consistency and quality of our cheese,” says Bothwell Cheese President Kevin Thomson. “Our team takes pride in what they do, from production through to packaging; care is taken every step of the way.”

Cheese Shop

Left to right – Rob Hiebert, Gil Dueck, Nathan Dueck

“It takes considerable time and effort to grade (tasting and testing) product” says Bothwell Cheese Production Administrative Assistant Nathan Dueck. “We select varieties that stand out based on flavour profile and texture, the ones with the potential to take us to the top.”

The British Empire Cheese Show has a long and distinguished history and is presented by the Central Ontario Cheese Makers Association. For more information www.cocma.ca.