2018 Winners

 

 

 

THE NZ CHAMPIONS OF CHEESE AWARDS TROPHY WINNERS 2018

 

Countdown Champion of Champions Cheese Award – Commercial

The Cheese Barn Organic Cumin Seed Gouda – The Cheese Barn

 

Puhoi Valley Champion of Champions Cheese Award – Artisan

Clevedon Buffalo Ricotta – Clevedon Buffalo Co

 

Milk Test NZ Champion Cheesemaker Award

Geert Meyer – Meyer Cheese

 

Green Valley Dairies Champion Fresh Un-Ripened Cheese Award

Clevedon Buffalo Ricotta – Clevedon Buffalo Co

 

Kiwi Labels Champion Feta Cheese Award

Zany Zeus Creamy Feta – Zany Zeus

 

CHR Hansen Champion Soft White Rind Cheese Award

Thorvald Sheep Milk Camembert – Thorvald

 

180 degrees Champion Goat Cheese Award

Talbot Forest Goat Parmesan – Talbot Forrest Cheese

 

Sheep Milk NZ Champion Sheep Cheese Award

Thorvald Sheep Milk Curado- Thorvald

 

Thermaflo Champion Washed Rind Cheese Award

Puhoi Valley Cellar Range Washed Rind – Puhoi Valley Cheese

 

Ecolab Champion Blue Cheese Award

Puhoi Valley Matured Kawau Blue – Puhoi Valley Cheese

 

Eurofins NZ Champion European Style Cheese Award

Meyer Maasdam – Meyer Cheese

 

AsureQuality Champion Dutch Style Cheese Award

Barrys Bay Aged Cumin Gouda – Barrys Bay Traditional Cheese

 

Ministry for Primary Industries Champion New Cheese Award

Clevedon Buffalo Cherry Mozzarella – Clevedon Buffalo Co

 

Fonterra Co-operative Group Champion Original Cheese Award

Over the Moon Southern Cross by Neil Willman – Over the Moon Dairy

 

Tetra Pak Champion Cheddar Cheese Award

Fonterra Lichfield NZMP Strong Cheddar – Fonterra Co-operative Group

 

Emerson’s Farmhouse Cheese Award

Thorvald Sheep Milk Camembert – Thorvald

 

Martinborough Vineyard Champion Flavoured Cheese Award

Meyer Cracked Pepper – Meyer Cheese

 

Renco New Zealand Champion Export Cheese Award

Kapiti Kikorangi – Fonterra Brands NZ

 

AUT School of Hospitality and Tourism Aspiring Cheesemaker

Thomas Fredrickson – Mercer Cheese

 

New World Cheese Lovers’ Choice Award

Kapiti Kahurangi Creamy Blue – Fonterra Brands NZ

 

Cheese Lovers’ Choice Favourite NZ Cheese Company Award in association with New World

Whitestone Cheese Co

 

Cas-Pak Products Ltd Champion Cheese Packaging Award

Clevedon Marinated Buffalo Cheese – Clevedon Buffalo Co

 

Curds & Whey Champion Home Crafted Cheese & Cheesemaker

Tony Hamblyn, Karaka Brick Gold