February 26, 2014

UPSTATE NIAGARA COOPERATIVE COTTAGE CHEESE WINS FOUR AWARDS AT 2013 NATIONAL MILK PRODUCERS FEDERATION CHEESE CONTEST

BUFFALO, NY – Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. has received national recognition for four cottage cheese products at the 2013 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Contest, which was held at the organization’s annual meeting.

Four out of the five Upstate Niagara cottage cheese products entered received medals. The awards are as follows:

-Gold Medal for 4% Large Curd Cottage Cheese

-Silver Medal for 1% Small Curd Cottage Cheese

-Silver Medal for 4% Pineapple Cottage Cheese

-Bronze Medal for 4% Chive Cottage Cheese 

“Winning these prestigious awards is a testament to the efforts of everyone involved within our company,” said Upstate Niagara Cooperative Chief Scientific Officer, Jim Murphy. “Our dedication and passion for quality is appreciated and has been recognized throughout our industry.”