OKA L'Artisan and OKA Raclette Grand Champions at the SIAL International Cheese Competition!
We are happy to announce that our cheeses OKA L'Artisan and OKA raclette have won 2 prizes at the SIAL international cheese competition last April 30th to May 2nd. OKA L'Artisan won in the Swiss cheese category and OKA raclette won in the raclette cheese category.
The International Cheese Competition by SIAL is the very first international cheese competition in Canada. It's our desire to showcase cheesemakers’ innovation, expertise, and passion and share it with the world!
Cheese profesionnals and local chefs will award a Gold Medal to the best cheese in each of the 26 selected categories. We recognize cheeses from all types of milk.
The champions are awarded "Best in Show!" during a ceremony held at the Cheese by SIAL pavillon. The winning cheesemarkers benefit from international recognition and visibility - thanks to media coverage and the SIAL network.
SIAL Canada is the meeting point for the entire Canadian agri-food industry. It brings together more than 1,000 national and international exhibitors from 50 countries each year and welcomes more than 18,500 buyers from Canada, the United States and 60 countries.
Congratulations to all the artisans of this success!