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Baker Cheese Wins Silver Medal for Flavored String Cheese at U.S. Championship Cheese Contest

Baker Cheese string cheese wins silver medal 2017

Baker Cheese is proud announce that it was awarded the silver medal for flavored string cheese at the 2017 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest held in Green Bay in early March.

Baker Cheese submitted its jalapeno mozzarella all-natural string cheese in the category.

Being awarded the silver medal at the U.S. Championship Cheese contest means a lot to our entire team at Baker Cheese,” said Brian Baker, president of Baker Cheese. “In a way, these awards act as affirmation to what our team already knows — we work hard everyday to create an exceptional product for our customers.


Baker Cheese cheesemaker, Kevin Entringer, accepts silver medal award.


Baker Cheese employees, from left: Eric Baker, Jeff LeBeau, Kevin Entringer, Kevin Baker and Jeff Baker. 

Highly Awarded Jalapeno String Cheese

This is not the first time Baker Cheese jalapeno string cheese has been recognized for its unique flavor profile. The variety was awarded a gold medal for excellence at the 2016 World Championship Cheese Contest last year.

Baker's jalapeno string cheese takes our traditional all-natural string cheese and mixes in diced jalapeno peppers for a hint of spice. The new product was just launched in 2016 and is currently available for purchase in the Baker Cheese Country Store.

The new jalapeno string cheese will be available soon at your local grocer. Contact Baker Cheese today if you'd like more information about when our new products will be hitting the shelves near you. 

Interested in jalapeno string cheese for your private label brand? Contact our private label team to try a sample for your school, store or private label brand. 

Baker Cheese is a fourth generation, family-owned, string cheese manufacturer located in St. Cloud, Wisconsin. Through generations of innovation, we have maintained the key elements to create truly exceptional, award winning natural string cheese.

If you are interested in purchasing Baker Cheese products, visit our Cheese Store page, or contact us to learn about our private label opportunities and learn more about the benefits of being a part of the Baker Cheese family, where quality is our family tradition.

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