Karoun Dairies’ yogurts and cheeses won several awards at the American Cheese Society (ACS) conference last month in Madison, Wis.
Turlock, Calif.-based Karoun Dairies received the following at the event:
• Yogurts with No Additional Ingredients
1st place—Karoun Yogurt
• Fresh Un-ripened Cheese
2nd place—Fresh Basket Cheese
• Hispanic Un-ripened Style
3rd place—Karoun Queso Fresco
• Smoked Italian Style
3rd place—Karoun Smoked Braided String Cheese
“Our all-natural yogurts have live probiotic cultures and are made with fresh California milk that is free from BHG/rBST and is also OU Kosher certified,” said Rostom Baghdassarian, COO of Karoun Dairies. “We take pride in the many extra steps necessary to ensure Karoun’s products are the finest possible, bursting with purity and freshness. We thank the ACS for their acknowledgement of the quality yogurts and cheeses we produce.”
The 30-year anniversary of ACS saw the highest attendance on record: 1,794 cheeses and cultured milk products from 257 different companies in North America.