While awards are always thrilling, we believe delicious taste is the inevitable result when farmers nurture the soil and allow nature to grow the best of her fruits, unburdened. As the following list makes clear, judges around the country and world agree.


European Style Cultured Butter, 8 oz

Gold: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2013

European Style Cultured Butter


Pasture Butter, 8 oz

Gold: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2013

Pasture Butter


Grassmilk Raw Sharp Cheddar, 8oz

Bronze: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2013

Sharp Grassmilk Cheddar Cheese


Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese, 15 oz

Silver: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2013

Ricotta Cheese


Cream Cheese, 8 oz bar

Gold: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2013

Cream Cheese


Half & Half, Ultra Pasteurized, 16 oz

Whole Milk, Pasteurized, 128 oz

Gold: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2013

Whole Milk, Pasteurized


Heavy Whipping Cream, Pasteurized, 16 oz

Silver: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2013

Heavy Whipping Cream


Cultured Unsalted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

Gold: World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest - 2013

Cultured Butter


European Style Cultured Butter, 8 oz

Bronze: World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest - 2013

European Butter


Blue Cheese Crumbles, 4 oz

Bronze: World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest - 2013

Blue Cheese


Salted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

Bronze: American Cheese Society - 2013

Salted Butter


Pasture Butter, 8 oz

Bronze: United States Championship Cheese Contest - 2013

Pastured Butter.


Raw Sharp Cheddar, 8 oz

Bronze: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2012

Cheddar, Sharp (6 months to 1 year)


Half & Half, Ultra Pasteurized, 16 oz

Silver: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2012

Grade A Half And Half


Cream Cheese, 8 oz bar

Gold: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2012

Spreadable Cheeses


European Style Cultured Butter, 8 oz

Gold: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2012

Butter, Cultured


Heavy Whipping Cream, Pasteurized, 16 oz

Gold: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2012

Grade A Pasteurized Heavy Cream 36% Milk Fat


Whole Milk, Ultra Pasteurized, 32 oz

European Style Cultured Butter, 8 oz

First Place: World Dairy Expo - 2012

European Style Butter (Cultured & Unsalted)


Pasture Butter, 16 oz

Second Place: American Cheese Society - 2012

Pasture Butter


Salted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

Second Place: American Cheese Society - 2012

Salted Butter


European Style Cultured Butter, 8 oz

Third Place: American Cheese Society - 2012

European Style Cultured Butter


Blue Cheese Crumbles, 4 oz

Third Place: American Cheese Society - 2012

Blue Cheese


Cream Cheese, 8 oz bar

Gold: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2011

Spreadable Cheese


Sharp Cheddar, 2 lb

Bronze: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2011

Cheddar, Sharp (6 months to 1 year)


Salted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

Gold: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2011

Butter, Salted


Half & Half, Ultra Pasteurized, 16 oz

Gold: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2011

Grade A Half and Half


Heavy Whipping Cream, Pasteurized, 16 oz

Gold: Los Angeles International Dairy Competition - 2011

Manufacturing Cream 36% Milk Fat


European Style Cultured Butter, 8 oz

Second Place: American Cheese Society - 2011

Unsalted Butter Made from Cow’s Milk with or without Cultures


European Style Cultured Butter, 8 oz

Third Place: U.S. Championship Cheese Contest - 2011

Unsalted Butter


European Style Cultured Butter, 8 oz

Third Place: American Cheese Society - 2010

Unsalted Butter Made from Cow’s Milk with or without Cultures


Raw Sharp Cheddar, 8 oz

Vegetarian Times Foodie Awards - 2010

Winner, Cheese Category


Pasture Butter, 8 oz

Grand Prize: Cooking Light Taste Test Awards - 2010

Salted Gourmet Butter


Sour Cream, Lowfat, 16 oz

Taste Test Awards: Cooking Light - 2010

Light Sour Cream


Pasture Butter, 8 oz

Third Place: American Cheese Society - 2009

Salted Butter Made from Cow’s Milk with or without Cultures


Pasture Butter, 8 oz

Stellar Organic Awards - 2009

Organic Products Retailer: Retailers Name Their Best-Selling Organic Products


Lowfat 1% Milk, Pasteurized, 128 oz

Stellar Organic Awards - 2009

Organic Products Retailer: Retailers Name Their Best-Selling Organic Products


Vermont Extra Sharp Cheddar, 16 oz

Stellar Organic Awards - 2009

Organic Products Retailer: Retailers Name Their Best-Selling Organic Products


Pasture Butter, 8 oz

Third Place: World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest - 2009

Salted Butter Made from Cow’s Milk with or without Cultures


Raw Mild Cheddar, 8 oz

Silver Medal: World Cheese Awards - 2009

Medium traditional cheddar made after 3/31/09


Pepper Jack, 8 oz

First Place: American Cheese Society - 2009

American Originals, Monterey Jack with Flavors – Cow's Milk


European Style Cultured Butter, 8 oz

First Place: American Cheese Society - 2009

Unsalted Butter Made from Cow’s Milk with or without Cultures


Blue Cheese Crumbles, 4 oz

First Place: World Dairy Expo - 2008

Championship Dairy Product Contest, Blue Veined Cheese Competition


Mild Cheddar, Reduced Fat , Reduced Sodium, 8 oz

Fourth Place: U.S. Championship Cheese Contest - 2007

Medium Cheddar


Blue Cheese Crumbles, 4 oz

First Place: World Dairy Expo - 2007

Championship Dairy Product Contest, Blue Veined Cheese Competition


Soy, Chocolate, 64 oz

“Member Tested and Recommended” seal: National Health & Wellness Club - 2006

Taster recommendations fall on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the highest rating. Organic Valley’s Soy earned 8.7 for quality, 8.1 for flavor, and 9.1 for nutritional value.


Cultured Unsalted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

Freshest Butter Flavor: Food & Wine Magazine - 2006

Food & Wine Magazine editors tasted over 20 butters, and picked Organic Valley’s as having the “freshest butter flavor.”


Colby, 8 oz

Second Place: American Cheese Society - 2006

American Originals -- Colby Competition


European Style Cultured Butter, 8 oz

Second Place: American Cheese Society - 2006

Unsalted butter made from cow's milk with or without cultures.


Blue Cheese Crumbles, 4 oz

First Place: World Dairy Expo - 2006

Championship Dairy Product Contest, Blue Veined Cheese Competition


Mild Cheddar, 8 oz

Raw Sharp Cheddar, 8 oz

Bronze Medal: World Cheese Awards - 2005


Raw Sharp Cheddar, 8 oz

Second Place: American Cheese Society - 2005


Sharp Cheddar, 2 lb

“Best of Class,” U.S. Championship Cheese Contest - 2005


Salted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

Ninth Place: World Championship Cheese Contest - 2004


Cultured Unsalted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

Eighth Place: World Championship Cheese Contest - 2004


Sharp Cheddar, 8 oz

Fifth Place: World Championship Cheese Contest - 2004


Wisconsin Raw Milk Cheese, Jack Style, 8 oz

Third Place: American Cheese Society - 2004


European Style Cultured Butter, 8 oz

Third Place: American Cheese Society - 2004


Salted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

Second Place: World Dairy Expo - 2004


Cottage Cheese, 16 oz

Second Place: World Dairy Expo - 2004


Reduced Fat 2% Milk, Pasteurized, 128 oz

Sharp Cheddar, 8 oz

First Place: American Cheese Society - 2004


Salted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

Third Place: World Championship Cheese Contest - 2003


Wisconsin Raw Milk Cheese, Jack Style, 8 oz

Third Place: American Cheese Society - 2003


Sharp Cheddar, 8 oz

Third Place: American Cheese Society - 2003


Salted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

First Place: World Dairy Expo - 2003


Sharp Cheddar, 8 oz

Sixth Place: World Championship Cheese Contest - 2002


Sharp Cheddar, 8 oz

Third Place: Wisconsin State Fair - 2002


Sharp Cheddar, 8 oz

First Place: American Cheese Society - 2000


Cultured Unsalted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

First Place: American Cheese Society - 1998


Parmesan, Shredded, 4 oz

Third Place: American Cheese Society - 1997


Cultured Unsalted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quarters

First Place: American Cheese Society - 1997


Sharp Cheddar, 8 oz

Organic Valley Sharp Cheddar First Place: American Cheese Society - 1996


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