Crave Brothers Earns World Accolades

Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese took home four Top Five accolades at the 2024 World Championship Cheese Contest for their Fresh Mozzarella, Farmer’s Rope String Cheese, Mascarpone, and Chocolate Mascarpone. The Wisconsin-based farmstead cheese company took home eight total awards across seven classes.

The World Championship Cheese Contest, sponsored by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, judges dairy products worldwide, including cheese, butter, yogurt, and dry dairy ingredients. This year’s contest saw 3,302 entries from 25 countries and 32 American states.

Outside of the four Top Five accolades, Crave Brothers took home awards across seven classes. Total awards by class and place are as follows:

  • Fresh Mozzarella: Fresh Mozzarella (2nd)
  • Latin American Style Melting Cheese: Oaxaca (8th)
  • Open class, Cheese Curds: Yellow Cheddar Cheese Curds (26th)
  • Soft Cheese: Mascarpone (4th)
  • Soft Cheese, Flavored: Chocolate Mascarpone (4th)
  • Soft Cheese, Flavored: Marinated Fresh Mozzarella (11th)
  • String Cheese: Farmer’s Rope String Cheese (5th)
  • String Cheese: String Cheese Skinny Sticks (22nd)

“In a global competition with more than 3,000 entries, it’s an honor to be recognized,” says Roseanne Crave, sales and marketing manager. “Any win at a high-level competition like the World Championship Cheese Contest is a testament to our commitment to producing consistent, high-quality cheeses.”