During the World Championship Cheese Contest, Beemster cheese took gold and finished in the overall top 20 with 2 of its cheeses. On March 3rd the world’s premier technical cheese competition was held in Wisconsin.
Best of Class
Beemster cheese competes in 13 categories out of a total of 143 classes for the title of “Best cheese in the world”. The Beemster Royaal Grand Cru was awarded the title of “Best of Class” in the “open class hard cheeses” with 99,875 out of 100 points.
Cheeses from cheese manufacturers from all over the world are entered in both classes. In the class “Gouda young 4-10 months” Beemster Royaal took first place with 99.65 out of 100 points and thus became “Best of Class”.
Both the Beemster Royaal and the Beemster Royaal Grand Cru also finished in the overall top 20. An achievement to be proud of.