Blue Isle Mediterranean Yogurt Spread Wins First Place at 2014 American Cheese Society Awards

SAN FERNANDO, Calif.--()--Karoun Dairies' 2014 product launch, Blue Isle Mediterranean Yogurt Spreads, wins first place in the “Labneh, Greek Style Yogurt and Other Strained Cultured Products” category at the annual 2014 American Cheese Society Awards from July 29 – August 1 in Sacramento, California.

The 2014 ACS Judging & Competition saw 1,685 entries of cheeses and cultured dairy products from 248 companies in North America. Among them, Karoun Dairies (KarounCheese.com) received two awards to add to their growing collection, demonstrating Karoun’s position as one of California’s finest cheese and yogurt artisans.1

“We’re honored by the ACS and their acknowledgement of the quality of the products we produce. We use hand-crafted traditional methods of blending, aging, and fermenting all of our probiotic rich yogurt spreads,” states Mr. Rostom Baghdassarian, COO for Karoun Dairies. “This year, we introduced Blue Isle Mediterranean Yogurt Spreads, as we’ve seen a major demand for healthier, Mediterranean-style spreads. Blue Isle is a fresh, tasty, and health conscious alternative to traditional cream cheeses.”

Karoun Dairies’ winning products at the American Cheese Society 2014 awards include:

Labneh, Greek Style Yogurt, Other Strained Cultured Products: 1st place - Blue Isle Original Mediterranean Yogurt Spread

Crème Fraiche and Sour Cream Products – Made From Cow’s Milk: 2nd place – Canadian Style Sour Cream

Over 1,400 members strong, ACS is the leading organization supporting the understanding, appreciation, and promotion of farmstead, artisan and specialty cheeses produced in the Americas. ACS proudly hosts North America's foremost annual educational conference and world-renowned cheese judging and competition. Quality and tradition makes Karoun Dairies a natural fit for the high standards of the ACS.

Blue Isle Yogurt Spreads (BlueIsleSpread.com) are distributed by Karoun Dairies, Inc. (KarounCheese.com), a second-generation family business with multiple awards for excellence in the cheese and dairy industry. Accolades include World Cheese Awards, World Championship Cheese medals, U.S. Championships, American Cheese Society medals, and California State Fair awards. Karoun produces some of California’s finest specialty cheeses; using century-old and handmade methods. All 130+ SKUs are made from ultra-premium ingredients, including premium milk from cows free of artificial hormones, BGH/rBST, and are Real California Milk certified.

For additional information, images, and product samples for press purposes please contact Leigh-Anne Anderson, Gauger + Associates, landerson@gauger-associates.com.

1 https://www.karouncheese.com/index/awards

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Gauger & Associates
Leigh-Anne Anderson, 310-990-5752
landerson@gauger-associates.com