Old Amsterdam Goat Gouda won a Gold Medal in the Hard Goat’s Milk Cheeses Category at the 2020 World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin and became ‘Best of Class’
Old Amsterdam Goat Gouda received an amazing score of 99.85, the highest score among 34 cheeses entered by a great variety of producers from six different nations. The judges called it “a fantastic cheese with sweet notes & a nice body” and chose it in the Top-20 Cheeses of the show. A major achievement as nearly 4,000 cheeses entered.
About World Championship Cheese Contest
The World Championship Cheese Contest is established in 1957 and is held every two years. It is a technical evaluation that uses an objective measure of cheese defects to select products in each class which best exemplify perfection. The highest scoring cheeses earn a gold medal, with silver and bronze medals awarded to second and third place finishers in each class.
About Old Amsterdam
Old Amsterdam is a premium Gouda brand with a character all of its own. Its Gouda assortment offers unique, rich flavors and enticing, creamy or smooth textures with ripening crystals in the aged varieties. The products are the result of authentic family recipes and a tireless passion for cheese. Old Amsterdam is a brand of the family-owned Westland Cheese Company, founded in 1936 and located in Huizen (Holland). Westland exports Old Amsterdam to more than 60 countries around the world. Old Amsterdam is distributed in the US by Norseland Inc.
Old Amsterdam Light also won the Bronze Medal in the Reduced Fat Hard Cheeses Category with a score of 99.15.