2019 Medal Announcement – NZ Champions of Cheese Awards

Over the Moon has achieved 11 new medals at the annual NZ Champions of Cheese Awards 2019 – 6 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze. The gold medal cheeses are in the running for the category trophy awards to be announced at the Awards Dinner in Hamilton on Tuesday the 21st of May 2019.

Over the Moon Medals:

Gold

Creamy Blue – ECOLAB Champion Blue Cheese Category
Halloumi – Eurofins NZ Champion European Style Cheese
Ricotta – Sacco Systems Champion Fresh Italian Style Cheese
Burgundy Moon, Fonterra Champion Original Cheese
Aroha – CHR Hansen Champion Soft White Rind Cheese
Galactic Gold – Thermaflo Champion Washed Rind Cheese

Silver

Cumerino – Sheep Milk NZ Champion Sheep Cheese
Pepperino – Sheep Milk NZ Champion Sheep Cheese
O.M.G Triple Cream Brie – CHR Hansen Champion Soft White Rind Cheese

Bronze

Willton – ECOLAB Champion Blue Cheese Category
Manchego – Sheep Milk NZ Champion Sheep Cheese

To read the NZ Specialist Cheesemakers Association’s press release, click here.