UMPQUA DAIRY SOUR CREAM AND COTTAGE CHEESE WIN BEST IN NORTH AMERICA AT THE 2018 WORLD DAIRY EXPO
Roseburg, OR. Two products produced in Oregon
have been named best in North America. Umpqua
Dairy Sour Cream and Regular Cottage Cheese were selected by an
independent panel of judges and awarded first
place as the “Best of the Best” in
North America at the World Dairy Expo.
The World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product
Contest is one of the largest competitions in the world and the only one in
North America that evaluates and ranks all categories of dairy products.
“I am always proud of the dedication and effort
our production team displays in making the finest dairy products,” comments
Doug Feldkamp, President of Umpqua Dairy. “This award is shared by all our
employees and our Oregon dairy partners who supply us with 100% of the milk
used in these award-winning products.”
“This year’s contest has once again surpassed all
expectations,” says Brad Legreid, executive director, Wisconsin Dairy Products
Association, which conducts the annual World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy
Product Contest. “We received a near-record number of 1,402 entries from dairy
processors throughout North America.”
Judging was held at MATC Culinary Arts School in
All product samples were judged by awarding points on a 100 point scale
for flavor, body and texture, appearance and color, packaging and deducting
points for various defects.
“Now our customers know they’re
enjoying the best sour cream and cottage cheese in North America,” said
Umpqua Dairy will receive their first-place trophies at an event in Madison, Wisconsin on Oct 2.
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About Umpqua Dairy:
Umpqua Dairy was founded in Roseburg in 1931 by Ormond Feldkamp and Herb Sullivan. Today, third-generation Feldkamps, Doug and Steve, guide Umpqua Dairy by the same principles as their father and grandfather. The dairy manufactures and packages a variety of products, from ice creams to soft-serve mix to fresh dairy products like milk, sour cream and whipping cream to orange juice and fruit drinks. The company is the largest independent dairy in Southern Oregon. www.UmpquaDairy.com