Outstanding In Our Field

NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED QUALITY, RIGHT HERE AT HOME

Umpqua Dairy has been honored over the years for its top quality dairy products. Including in recent years - Top Honors:

2018 Quality Chekd Dairies:
2018 Irving B. Weber Award Finalist
Production Excellence Award - Ice Cream (4th year in a row)
Production Excellence Award - Cultured Products

Merit of Excellence Award - Ice Cream, Fluid Milk and Cultured Dairy categories

2018 World Dairy Expo:
1st Place Sour Cream
1st Place Regular Cottage Cheese
3rd Place 2% Chocolate Milk

2018 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Ice Cream Sweepstakes Winner
Cultured Products Sweepstakes Winner

1st Place Vanilla Ice Cream
1st Place Chocolate Ice Cream
1st Place Regular Cottage Cheese
1st Place Sour Cream
1st Place Buttermilk
2nd Place Chocolate Milk
Gold Awards: Skim Milk, Reduced Fat Milk, Homogenized Milk, Half and Half, Chocolate Milk, Egg Nog, Buttermilk, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream, Strawberry Ice Cream.

2017 Quality Chekd Dairies:
2017 Irving B. Weber Award Winner, Quality Chekd National Convention
Production Excellence Award - Ice Cream

2017 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Ice Cream Sweepstakes Winner
Cultured Products Sweepstakes Runner-Up
Gold Awards: Skim Milk, 2% Reduced Fat Milk, Whole Milk, Half & Half, Chocolate Milke, Egg Nog, Buttermilk, Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream, Score Butter, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream, Strawberry Ice Cream. Division Awards: First Place: Chocolate Milk, Sour Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream. Second Place: Score Butter - Dan Bachmeier.

2016 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Competition:
First Place Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
First Place Sour Cream Cheese

2016 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Production Excellence Award for Culture Products Division
Production Excellence Award for Ice Cream Products Division
Production Merit Awards - Fluid Milk, Culture Products and Ice Cream Products
Finalist Outstanding Marketing Achievements Award - Best Single Product Campaign Category

2016 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Conference:
Sweepstakes Winner - Cultured Products
This is the 6th straight year winning this top award at the Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Conference.
Sweepstakes Runner-Up for Ice Cream Division
Gold Awards: Skim Milk, 2% Reduced Fat Milk, Whole Milk, Half & Half, Buttermilk, Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream, Strawberry Ice Cream.  Division Awards: First Place: Cottage Cheese. Second Place: Sour Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream.

2015 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Production Excellence Award for Culture Products
Production Excellence Award for Ice Cream Products Division
Outstanding Marketing Achievement Award for Single Product Campaign; POW, Cottage Cheese
Judges Award Best of Show Sour Cream
Finalist Irving B. Weber Award for Total Quality Excellence
Quality Chekd’s Most Prestigious Award
Production Merit Awards - Fluid Milk, Culture Products and Ice Cream Products Quality

2015 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Conference:
Sweepstakes Trifecta Winners:
Winner for Fluid Milk Products; Sweepstakes Winner for Cultured Products; Sweepstakes Winner for Ice Cream at the Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Conference. 
No company in the 104 year history of ODI has ever taken all 3 Sweepstakes Awards in the same year.
Gold Awards:
Skim Milk, 2% Reduced Fat Milk, Whole Milk, Half & Half, Buttermilk, Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream, Strawberry Ice Cream and Score Butter.  Division Awards: First Place: Buttermilk, Sour Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream

2014 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Irving B. Weber Award for Total Quality Excellence
Quality Chekd's Most Prestigious Award
2014 Judges Award Best of Show Vanilla Ice Cream (back to back win)
Plant Assessment Excellence Award
Production Merit Awards - Fluid Milk, Culture Products and Ice Cream Products Quality

2014 Sweepstakes Winner for Cultured Products at the Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Conference(This is the fourth year in a row Umpqua Dairy has won the top honors for our cultured products)

2014 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Gold Awards: Skim Milk,  2% Reduced Fat Milk, Whole Milk, Half & Half, Buttermilk, Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream and Strawberry Ice Cream.  Division Awards: First Place: Buttermilk; First Place Cottage Cheese; First Place: Vanilla Ice Cream; First Place: Chocolate Ice Cream; Second Place: Sour Cream.

2013 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Competition
First Place Cottage Cheese

2013 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Excellence in Production Award
Recognizes a single plant for Dairy Production Quality Excellence
Judges Award Best of Show Cottage Cheese
Judges Award Best of Show Vanilla Ice Cream
Production Merit Awards - Fluid Milk, Culture Products and Ice Cream Products Quality
National Marketing Merit Awards

  • Best Quality Chekd Promotional Tag Line, Yeah, It's that Good!
  • Best Quality Chekd Radio Commercial - Ice Cream, The Original Social Network
  • Best New Quality Chekd Package Design - Cultured, “Natural Lowfat Cottage Cheese”
  • Best Quality Chekd Radio Commercial - Milk, “Let’s talk about Milk, Yeah, it’s that Good!”
  • Best Quality Chekd Radio Commercial - Cultured, “Let’s talk about Cottage Cheese, Yeah, it’s that Good!”
  • Best Quality Chekd Point of Sales Material - Cultured, “It’s New, It’s Natural, it’s Umpqua Natural!”
  • Best New Quality Chekd Package Design - Other, "Pumpkin Flavored Egg Nog”
  • Best Quality Chekd Product Line Campaign, “Yeah, it’s that Good!”
  • Best Quality Chekd Television Commercial - Ice Cream, "The Original Social Network, Bring Your Own Bowl!”
  • Best Quality Chekd Television Commercial - Cultured, “Naturally Delicious”
  • Best Quality Chekd Television Commercial - Milk, “Yeah, it’s that Good!”
  • Best Quality Chekd Print Ad, “Holiday Falalalavor”
  • Judges Pick Special Mention, “The Original Social Network, Diversity-TV Spot”

Finalist Irving B. Weber Award for Total Quality Excellence
Finalist Excellence in Production Award
Recognizes a single plant for Dairy Production Quality Excellence
Finalist Excellence in Marketing Award
Recognizes the best overall marketing achievement by a dairy

2013 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Sweepstakes Winner for Cultured Products
(This is the third year in a row Umpqua Dairy has won the top honors for our cultured products)
Sweepstakes Winner for Ice Cream
Gold Awards: Skim Milk,  2% Reduced Fat Milk, Whole Milk, Buttermilk, Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream, Score Butter, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream and Strawberry Ice Cream.  Division Awards: First Place: Sour Cream; First Place: Vanilla Ice Cream; Second Place: Buttermilk; Second Place: Strawberry Ice Cream

2012 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Sweepstakes Winner for Culture Products at Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Conference
Sweepstakes Runner Up for Fluid Milk
Gold Awards: 1% Low Fat Milk, 2% Reduced Fat Milk, Whole Milk, Skim Milk, Butter, Score Butter, Buttermilk, Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream and Strawberry Ice Cream. Buttermilk, Second Place.  Cottage Cheese, First Place.  Vanilla Ice Cream, First Place

2012 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Judges Award Best Sour Cream in the Nation
Plant Assessment Excellence Award
Production Merit Awards - Fluid Milk, Culture Products and Ice Cream Products Quality
National Marketing Merit Awards -

  • Best Point of Sale Material - "Celebrating 80 Years"
  • Best Ice Cream Print Ad - "Go Ducks! Rose Bowl Ad"
  • Best New Package Design - "Husky Tracks and Cougar Tracks Ice Cream"

Finalist Irving B. Weber Award for Total Quality Excellence
Finalist Excellence in Production Award
Recognizes a single plant for Dairy Production Quality Excellence

2011 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Merit Awards in Fluid Milk, Culture Products and Ice Cream Products
National Marketing Award for Best TV Commercial - Dairy for our 'Thank You' campaign

2011 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Best Ice Cream and Culture Products in the Northwest
Sweepstakes Winner for Ice Cream
Sweepstakes Winner for Culture Products at Oregon Dairy Industries
Awards:  1st Place Sour Cream, 1st Place Cottage Cheese, 1st Place Chocolate Ice Cream, 1st Place Vanilla Ice Cream, 1st Place Strawberry Ice Cream.  Gold Awards for Quality in 2% Reduced Fat Milk, Whole Milk, Half & Half, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream, Strawberry Ice Cream, Buttermilk, Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream, Retail Butter and Score Butter

2010 Quality Chekd Dairies:
3 National Marketing Awards
Judges Award Best Cottage Cheese in the Nation
Judges Award Best Chocolate Ice Cream in the Nation
Merit Awards in Culture Products and Ice Cream Products Quality

2011 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
1st Place Sour Cream, 1st Place Cottage Cheese, 2nd Place Chocolate Ice Cream, 2nd Place Vanilla Ice Cream. Cultured Products Runner-Up Sweepstakes. Gold Awards for Quality in Skim Milk, 2% Reduced Fat Milk, Whole Milk, Half & Half, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream, Buttermilk, Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream, Retail Butter and Score Butter

2009 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Judges Award Best Sour Cream in the Nation
Judges Award Best Strawberry Ice Cream in the Nation
3 National Marketing Awards
Merit Awards in Culture Products and Ice Cream Products Quality

Finalist the Harlie F. Zimmerman Award
Quality Chekd's Top Marketing Award
Finalist Irving B. Weber Award for Total Quality Excellence

2009 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Runner Up Ice Cream Sweepstakes Award
Runner Up Fluid Milk Sweepstakes Award
Gold Awards: 1st Place Sour Cream, 2nd Place Vanilla Ice Cream, 2nd Place Chocolate Ice Cream, 2nd Place Strawberry Ice Cream, and 2nd Place Cottage Cheese. Gold Awards were achieved Skim Milk, 2% Milk, Whole Milk, Half & Half, Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream, Strawberry Ice Cream, Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream and Score Butter

2008 Quality Chekd Dairies:
3 National Marketing Awards, including the Judge's Choice Award
Winner of Nog Off - Best Egg Nog in the Nation for all of Quality Chekd
Judges Award Best Chocolate Ice Cream in the Nation

2008 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Best Ice Cream in the Northwest - Ice Cream Sweepstakes Award
Runner Up Culture Products Sweepstakes Award
Gold Awards: 1st Place Vanilla Ice Cream, 1st Place Chocolate Ice Cream, 2nd Place Strawberry Ice Cream, 1st Place Cottage Cheese, 1st Place Retail Butter and 2nd Place Sour Cream

2007 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Irving B. Weber Award for Total Quality Excellence
Quality Chekd's Most Prestigious Award. This is a back to back National Championship!
3 National Marketing Awards

2007 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
1st Place for Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream and Score Butter

2006 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Irving B. Weber Award for Total Quality Excellence
Quality Chekd's Most Prestigious Award
Winner of Nog Off - Best Egg Nog in the Nation for all of Quality Chekd
Winner of 4 National Marketing Awards
Including Best of Show for second year in a row

2006 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Oregon Dairy Industries Cultured Sweepstakes Award
1st Place for Buttermilk, Chocolate Ice Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream, Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream

2006 Quality Chekd Dairies:
4 National Marketing Awards, including Best of Show

2005 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
1st Place for Cottage Cheese and Sour Cream

2004 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Irving B. Weber Award for Total Quality Excellence
Quality Chekd's Most Prestigious Award

2003 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Ice Cream Sweepstakes Award
1st Place for Score Butter & Buttermilk

2002 Quality Chekd Dairies:
1st Place Sour Cream
Finalist Wayne Gingrich Award for excellence in plant Quality, Production and Distribution
Quality Chekd top production award

2002 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Ice Cream Sweepstakes Award,
1st Place - Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream, Strawberry Ice Cream and Buttermilk

2001 Quality Chekd Dairies:
1st Place - Cottage Cheese, Ice Cream and Buttermilk
Finalist Wayne Gingrich Award for excellence in plant Quality, Production and Distribution
Quality Chekd top production award

2001 Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Awards:
Culture Products Sweepstakes Award
1st place - Sour Cream, Cottage Cheese, Chocolate Ice Cream and Strawberry Ice Cream

2000 Quality Chekd Dairies:
1st Place - Chocolate Milk
Finalist Wayne Gingrich Award for excellence in plant Quality, Production and Distribution
Quality Chekd top production award

2000
Recognized for 20 years of association and production with Dairy Queen system

1999 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Irving B. Weber Award for Total Quality Excellence
Quality Chekd's Most Prestigious Award.
Finalist Wayne Gingrich Award for excellence in plant Quality, Production and Distribution
Quality Chekd top production award

1998 Quality Chekd Dairies:
Finalist Wayne Gingrich Award for excellence in plant Quality, Production and Distribution
Quality Chekd top production award

1997 Winner of Quality Chekd top production award, the Wayne Gingrich Award for excellence in plant Quality, Production and Distribution

1998 Oregon Dairy Industries Ice Cream Sweepstakes Award and 1st place Chocolate Ice Cream

1996-97 Finalist for Quality Chekd Weber and Gingrich Awards

1996-97 Among the TOP 20 Dairy Queen Mix Producers in the United States