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Roth® Cheeses Take Home Awards at 2014 Wisconsin State Fair

Three Signature Roth® Cheeses Take Home Awards at the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest

MONROE, Wis. – Team Emmi Roth USA captured three awards at the Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest – two ribbons in the Smear Ripened category and one in the Open Class Hard Cheese category.

The flagship Roth® Grand Cru® Surchoix and Grand Cru® Reserve earned 2nd and 3rd places respectively in the Smear Ripened category. Made from a combination of the finest Wisconsin milk and classic Swiss traditions, Grand Cru® cheeses are crafted in authentic copper vats and cured by Roth cellar masters for a complex and full-bodied flavor unlike any other.

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101 Best Cheeses: Roth GranQueso

Roth’s GranQueso was featured on the cover of Culture Magazine’s Autumn 2013 – Autumn 2014 issue & named one of the 101 Best Cheeses of the Year. Try it today!

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Emmi Roth USA Wins Seven Awards at 2013 American Cheese Society Competition

MADISON, Wis. — Emmi Roth USA took home a total of seven awards at the 2013 American Cheese Society Competition in Madison, Wis., including a prestigious first place award for their flagship Roth® Grand Cru® Reserve in the American Made/International Style Open, Made from Cow’s Milk category.

Grand Cru® Reserve is a classic washed rind Alpine-style cheese that is hand-crafted in traditional copper vats and carefully cured on wooden boards. Select wheels are chosen by Roth cellar masters for additional aging, 6 to 8 months, to create a robust flavor with earthy and nutty undertones.

Emmi Roth USA continued its tradition of success in the Hispanic & Portuguese Style Ripened Cheese category.

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Emmi Roth USA Introduces New Roth® Signature Cheese Board Kit

MONROE, Wis. — Emmi Roth USA introduces the Roth® Signature Cheese Board Kit, the newest addition to their line of popular cheese board kits for the foodservice trade. Highlighting their signature cheese varieties from the Roth® cheese brand, this new kit will also support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign to end childhood hunger in America.

Emmi Roth cheese board kits are designed to simplify cheese board service and catering spreads. Each kit contains just the right amount of complementary cheese varieties, resulting in minimal prep time, less waste and easier storage. The new Roth® Signature Cheese Board Kit includes:

  • Grand Cru® Original (2.25 lbs) – An Alpine-style classic inspired by the cheesemaking traditions from the Roth family’s homeland, Grand Cru® has a smooth and mellow flavor with light floral notes.

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Emmi Roth USA Wins Five Awards at U.S. Championship Cheese Contest, including two Best of Class honors

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Two cheeses from Emmi Roth USA were named Best of Class in their respective categories at the 2013 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest. In total, Emmi Roth USA received five awards at the competition.

Out of a record-breaking 1,702 entries from 30 states, Roth GranQueso® won Best of Class for Hard Hispanic Cheeses and Roth Five Peppercorn Raclette won Best of Class for Flavored Semi-Soft Cheeses. A Roth original cheese inspired by Spanish Manchego, GranQueso® is shelf cured for at least six months to create a distinctive bite and lingering sweet finish unlike any other. Roth Five Peppercorn Raclette is made in the traditional Swiss style and flavored with a blend of five peppercorn varieties.

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Grand Cru® Shreds Add Gourmet Flavor to Home Cooking

March 13, 2013 – Monroe, WI — Home cooks and restaurant-goers are seeking increasingly robust flavors as evidenced by continued growth in the specialty cheese category. Yet, they want to balance their quest for flavor with their desire for high quality products that cut down meal prep times. Grand Cru® shreds from Roth make it easy for time-starved home cooks to combine both taste and convenience.

Grand Cru® shreds provide a delicious alternative to more commonly used cheeses and a little sprinkle adds a big flavor boost to any dish. While alpine style cheese is typically associated with fondues and French Onion soup, it works equally well in lighter spring dishes such as salads, fresh vegetables, gratins and egg dishes like frittatas and classics like grilled cheese and macaroni and cheese.

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Emmi Roth USA Partners with No Kid Hungry Campaign to Combat Childhood Hunger in America

MONROE, Wis. – More than 16 million children in the U.S. struggle with hunger. Dedicated to ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day, Emmi Roth USA has partnered with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign – a national effort to end childhood hunger in America.

The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals and teaches low-income families to cook healthy, affordable meals through Cooking Matters. This work is accomplished through the No Kid Hungry network, made up of private citizens, public officials, nonprofits, business leaders and others providing innovative hunger solutions in their communities.

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Emmi Roth USA Takes Home Two Medals at World Cheese Awards

MONROE, Wis. – Emmi Roth USA earned awards for its Roth Grand Cru® Reserve and Roth Raclette at the 2012 World Cheese Awards, the largest and most respected cheese competition in the world. Raclette was awarded Silver and Grand Cru® Reserve was awarded Bronze in the “Any semi-hard cheese not in any other class” category.

“Grand Cru® is the flagship cheese of our Roth product line, and we are extremely honored to add another accolade to its already impressive roster,” said Steve Millard, CEO and President of Emmi Roth USA. “We are incredibly proud of the team of cheesemakers, cellar masters, and everyone in our organization that helped to make these cheeses award-winners on the world stage.”

Both Grand Cru® Reserve and Raclette are traditional Alpine-style cheeses crafted from fresh, high-quality Wisconsin milk.

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Roth Grand Cru® Surchoix Wins Best of Show 3rd place at American Cheese Society Competition

Raleigh, North Carolina— Roth Grand Cru® Surchoix took home 3rd place overall in the 2012 American Cheese Society Competition in addition to seven awards in various categories. This win marks the third time that Emmi Roth USA has placed in the Top 3 at the American Cheese Society since 1999, and the second time Grand Cru® Surchoix has obtained this honor.

Grand Cru® Surchoix, an alpine style cheese crafted according to traditional methods in authentic copper vats and carefully cured by the Roth cellar masters for over 9 months, has been produced in Monroe, Wisconsin for over 20 years using local milk from family farms.

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Top Awards for Emmi Roth USA at 2012 World Championship Cheese Contest

MONROE, Wis. – Two traditional Swiss cheeses, both available in the United States through Emmi Roth USA, were named two of the top three cheeses in the world this week at the 2012 World Championship Cheese Contest.

Out of a record-breaking 2,204 entries from 24 nations, Emmi Winzer, a smear-ripened semisoft cheese made by Adrian Mayer in Wattenwil, Switzerland, captured first runner up, while Emmi Appenzeller, a classic Swiss cheese crafted by Karl Germann in Andwil, Switzerland, was
named second runner up. Both cheeses grace the shelves of Emmi’s curing cellars in Switzerland. Winzer, a distinctive artisan cheese carefully cured with red wine lees, is exclusively available in the United States through Emmi Roth USA under the Emmi of Switzerland brand.

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