Cave Cheese wins major award in Germany
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- 10 February 2001
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Arla Foods’ new Cave Cheese – Höhlenkäse mild-würzig – has been voted Product of the Year 2000 within the category for cheese sold at delicatessen counters. The award was made by the German trade magazine, Milch-Marketing, and is based on the response to a list of 298 new dairy products sent out to around 1,000 dairy product buyers and 10,000 of the magazine’s subscribers.
Höhlenkäse mild-würzig, like the traditional Cave Cheese, is produced at Vellev Dairy and is stored in limestone caves at Mønsted in Jutland. A new type of cheese, it slots in between danbo and emmental.
Based on the traditional Danbo-type Höhlenkäse, the flavour is reminiscent of the nutty taste of emmental. The holes, however, are slightly bigger.
The award carries a gold medal which will be used in advertisements for Höhlenkäse mild-würzig and as a label.
Arla Foods is an international dairy company owned by 9,700 farmers from Denmark, Sweden, the UK, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Arla Foods is one of the leading players in the international dairy arena with well-known brands like Arla®, Lurpak®, Puck® and Castello®. Arla Foods is focused on providing good dairy nourishment from sustainable farming and operations and is also the world's largest manufacturer of organic dairy products.