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From the World Championship Cheese Contest to the Illinois State Fair, Foremost Farms’ world-class Wisconsin cheese, dairy products and ingredients are regularly recognized as superior to the competition. Click on a product to learn more about recent honors and awards:

Cheddar / Monterey Jack / Mozzarella / Provolone / Shredded Cheese /
Sweet Whey / Whey Protein Concentrate / Demineralized Whey /
High Lactose Whey / Nonfat Dry Milk / Salted Butter

Aged Cheddar

  • Gold medal – 2016 Los Angeles International Dairy Competition – Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place – 2014 Wisconsin State Fair Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2014 Wisconsin State fair Foremost Farms Lancaster
  • 2nd place – 2012 World Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2011 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Waumandee
  • 3rd place – 2010 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2009 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place – 2007 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place – 2007 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place – 2007 Illinois State Fair -; Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2007 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2005 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Lancaster

Cheddar

  • 3rd place (aged one to two years) 2013 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place – 2012 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2012 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Waumandee
  • Grand Champion and Best of Class – 2007 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • Grand Champion Cheddar – 2005 Illinois State Fair - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place – 2004 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Lancaster

Medium Cheddar

  • 3rd place – 2014 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2012 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2010 World Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2006 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Lancaster

Mild Cheddar

  • 3rd place – 2016 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place – 2014 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2011 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2009 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2008 World Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2007 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2006 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield

Milled Marbled Cheddar

  • 2nd place – 2007 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Lancaster

Sharp Cheddar

  • Silver medal 2016 Los Angeles International Dairy Competition Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place 2014 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place 2013 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2012 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Lancaster
  • 1st place – 2011 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Waumandee
  • 1st place and Best of Class – 2011 United States Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place – 2010 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2010 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2009 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2009 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place – 2008 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield

Extra Sharp Cheddar

  • 3rd place 2015 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place/Best in Class & Grand Champion - 2011 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2011 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Waumandee
  • 3rd place – 2010 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2009 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield

Reduced Fat Cheddar

  • 2nd place – 2012 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Clayton (reduced fat provolone)

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Monterey Jack

  • 3rd place – 2014 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2013 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Waumandee
  • 2nd place – 2010 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 3rd place – 2010 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2009 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place – 2009 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 1st place – 2007 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2006 World Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield
  • 2nd place – 2005 United States Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Marshfield

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Mozzarella

  • 1st place – (Part Skim Mozzarella) 2016 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Chilton
  • 2nd place – (Part Skim Mozzarella) 2016 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Milan
  • Gold medal – (Mozzarella) 2016 Los Angeles International Dairy Competition Foremost Farms Milan
  • Gold medal – (Part Skim Mozzarella) 2016 Los Angeles International Dairy Competition Foremost Farms Milan
  • 3rd place – (Part Skim Mozzarella) 2016 World Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Richland Center
  • 1st place – (Part Skim Mozzarella) 2015 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Milan
  • 1st place – 2015 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Chilton
  • 1st place – 2014 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Chilton
  • 2nd and 3rd place – 2014 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Milan
  • 1st place – 2010 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Alma Center
  • 2nd place – 2009 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Milan
  • 1st place – 2008 Illinois State Fair - Foremost Farms Alma Center
  • 3rd place – 2008 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Alma Center
  • 3rd place – 2008 Illinois State Fair - Foremost Farms Appleton
  • 1st place and Best in Class – 2006 World Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 2nd place – 2004 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Alma Center
  • 2nd place – 2004 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Chilton
  • 3rd place – 2004 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Clayton

Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella

  • 3rd place – 2016 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Richland Center
  • 2nd place – (Reduced Fat 2% LMPS Mozzarella) 2015 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Milan
  • 2nd place – 2015 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Chilton
  • 2nd place – 2014 Los Angeles International Dairy Competition Foremost Farms Milan
  • 2nd place – 2014 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest Foremost Farms Milan
  • 1st place and Best of Class 2013 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Appleton
  • 1st place and Best of Class – 2012 World Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Milan
  • 3rd place – 2012 World Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Alma Center
  • 1st place – 2011 Illinois State Fair - Foremost Farms Alma Center
  • 3rd place – 2011 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Alma Center
  • 1st place – 2009 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Alma Center
  • 1st place and Best of Class Italian – 2007 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Appleton
  • 1st place – 2007 Illinois State Fair - Foremost Farms Appleton
  • 2nd place – 2004 World Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Appleton

Whole Milk Mozzarella

  • Grand Champion Whole Milk Mozzarella 2016, 2015 and 2014 Illinois State Fair Foremost Farms Chilton
  • 2nd place – 2011 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Appleton
  • 1st place – 2009 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Appleton
  • 2nd place – 2004 World Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Alma Center

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Provolone

  • 1st and 2nd place (Aged Provolone) 2017 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 2nd place – (Smoked Provolone) - 2016 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Chilton
  • 2nd place – (Reduced Fat Provolone) - 2016 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 1st and 2nd place – (Smoked Provolone) 2016 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place – (Reduced Fat Provolone) 2016 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 1st and 2nd place (Reduced Fat or Lite Cheese) – 2016 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 1st place and Best of Class (Mild Provolone) 2016 World Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Chilton
  • 3rd place (Mild Provolone) – 2016 World Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 1st place (Reduced Fat Natural Provolone) – 2015 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 3rd place (Natural Flavor Provolone) – 2015 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 1st place (Reduced Fat Provolone, Smoked) – 2014 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 2nd place (Reduced Fat Provolone) – 2014 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 2nd place (Smoked Provolone) – 2014 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Chilton
  • 2nd place – 2014 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest Foremost Farms Chilton
  • 3rd place – 2014 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest Foremost Farms Appleton
  • 1st place (Reduced Fat Provolone) – 2014 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 1st and 2nd place (Reduced Fat Provolone) – 2013 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest – Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 3rd place (Reduced Fat Provolone) 2013 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 1st place (Reduced Fat Provolone, Non-Smoked) – 2013 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest – Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 1st place and Best of Class (Mild Provolone) 2013 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 3rd place – 2011 National Milk Producers Federation Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 2nd place – 2010 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest - Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 2nd place – 2010 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 1st place – 2004 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Chilton

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Shredded Cheese

  • 3rd place – 2016 World Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Appleton
  • 3rd place Open Class – 2009 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest – Foremost Farms Appleton
  • 1st place and Best in Class – 2008 World Championship Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Appleton

Low Moisture Part Skim Shredded Cheese

  • 1st place – 2008 Illinois State Fair – Foremost Farms Appleton
  • 2nd place – 2008 Illinois State Fair – Foremost Farms Appleton

Soft Italian

  • 3rd place (Smoked Provolone) – 2013 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest – Foremost Farms Clayton
  • 3rd place – 2012 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Chilton
  • 3rd place – 2006 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest - Foremost Farms Richland Center

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Sweet Whey

  • 1st and 2nd place – 2013 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest Foremost Farms Plover
  • 3rd place – 2010 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 1st place – 2008 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 2nd place – 2008 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 3rd place – 2008 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta
  • 1st place – 2005 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover

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Whey Protein Concentrate

  • 2nd place 2014 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest Foremost Farms Sparta
  • 1st place – 2013 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 3rd place 2013 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta
  • 1st place – 2012 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta
  • 1st place – 2011 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta
  • 2nd place – 2010 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta
  • 3rd place – 2010 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 1st place – 2009 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta
  • 2nd place – 2009 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms - Plover
  • 1st place – 2008 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 2nd place – 2008 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta
  • 1st place – 2007 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 2nd place – 2007 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta
  • 3rd place – 2007 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Waukon
  • 1st place – 2006 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta
  • 2nd place – 2006 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Waukon
  • 3rd place – 2006 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 1st place – 2005 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 3rd place – 2005 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta

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Demineralized Whey

  • 1st and 2nd place – 2016 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 2nd place – 2010 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 2nd place - 2009 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 2nd place – 2007 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover

High Lactose Whey

  • 2nd place – 2006 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover
  • 3rd place – 2006 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Plover

Nonfat Dry Milk

  • 3rd place – 2012 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta
  • 1st place – 2009 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Sparta

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Salted Butter

  • 2nd place – 2016 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Reedsburg
  • 1st and 2nd place 2016 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest Foremost Farms Reedsburg
  • 3rd place – 2016 World Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Reedsburg
  • 2nd place – 2015 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Reedsburg
  • 3rd place – 2014 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest Foremost Farms Reedsburg
  • 1st place – 2014 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest Foremost Farms Reedsburg
  • 1st place 2013 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest Foremost Farms Reedsburg
  • 1st and 2nd place – 2013 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest - Foremost Farms Reedsburg
  • 1st place (Best of Class) and 2nd place 2013 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest Foremost Farms Reedsburg
  • 2nd and 3rd place – 2012 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products Contest - Foremost Farms Reedsburg
  • 1st place – 2011 Wisconsin State Fair