Karoun Dairies Wins at American Cheese Society Awards 2013

Karoun Plain YogurtsKaroun Dairies’ exemplary yogurts and cheeses won top prizes at the American Cheese Society (ACS) conference on August 2, 2013 in Madison, Wis.

The 30-year anniversary of ACS saw the highest attendance on record: 1,794 cheeses and cultured milk products from 257 different companies in North America. Among them, Karoun Dairies  received four top awards to add to a growing collection that substantiates Karoun’s position as one of California’s finest cheese artisans.

Karoun Dairies’ awards include:

  • First place for Yogurts with No Additional Ingredients with its Karoun Yogurt
  • Second place for Fresh Un-ripened Cheese with its Fresh Basket Cheese
  • Third place for Hispanic Un-ripened Style with its Karoun Queso Fresco
  • Third place for Smoked Italian Style with its Karoun Smoked Braided String Cheese

“Our all natural yogurts have live probiotic cultures and are made fresh California milk that is free from BHG/rBST, and is also OU Kosher certified,” said Mr.  Rostom Baghdassarian, COO of Karoun Dairies. “We take pride in the many extra steps necessary to insure Karoun’s products are the finest possible, bursting with purity and freshness. We thank the ACS for their acknowledgement of the quality yogurts and cheeses we produce.”

Over 1,400 members strong, ACS is the leading organization supporting the understanding, appreciation, and promotion of farmstead, artisan and specialty cheeses produced in the Americas. ACS proudly hosts North America’s foremost annual educational conference and world-renowned cheese judging and competition. Quality and tradition makes Karoun Dairies a natural fit for the high standards of the ACS.

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