World Championship Cheese Contest underway – Voice Of Muscatine

World Championship Cheese Contest underway

A friendly competition between the world’s best cheesemakers helps move more dairy products in the marketplace, but what makes a cheese the champion? 

Tim Czmowski was the Assistant Chief Judge at the recent World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison, Wisconsin.  He tells Brownfield the first thing every judge looks at is the package and appearance, looking for any defects.  Then, they’ll take a core sample to judge appearance, body, texture, and flavor. “I like to work it up in my fingers and get it warm because then, the aroma comes and the last thing we do is taste it.

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