Agropur US wins big at Wisconsin State Fair
Agropur’s recent submissions to the Wisconsin State Fair rang in big wins for Feta, Mild Cheddar and Mozzarella.
Wisconsin cheese manufacturers accounted for a large portion of the 28 classes and 403 contest entries at the Cheese & Butter Contest event.
An auction of all the blue ribbon winners was held at the Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis, WI on August 10th. The event was able to raise a record-breaking $56,760. These proceeds go towards student scholarships and dairy promotions at the Wisconsin State Fair.
The Agropur blue ribbon winners and auction results are listed below for 2017:
Blue Ribbon: Mild Cheddar — Dan Stearns, Agropur, Weyauwega
Amount: 42 lbs.
Total sell price: $2,520
Buyer: Masters Gallery Foods, Plymouth
Blue Ribbon: Mozzarella — Roger Krohn, Agropur, Luxemburg
Amount: 13 lbs.
Total sell price: $1,300
Buyer: Ebert Enterprises LLC, Algoma
Blue Ribbon: Feta — Nathan Forseth, Agropur, Weyauwega
Amount: 18 lbs.
Total sell price: $1,890
Buyer: DSM Food Specialties, Waukesha