Von Muehlenen's Nantwich Success Continues With Le Gruyere Premier Cru Awarded 'Best Swiss Cheese'

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Von Muehlenen's Nantwich Success Continues With Le Gruyère Premier Cru Awarded 'Best

Swiss Cheese'

DUDINGEN, Switzerland, July 30 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

    Von Muehlenen proves its consistency by winning Gold and then going on to

be awarded "Best Swiss Cheese" for "Le Gruyere Premier Cru" at the

International Cheese Awards Nantwich, Cheshire on July 27/28th 2010; this

follows on from last year's success as Supreme Champion "Best Continental

Cheese" and runner up for the overall main prize.

    Von Muehlenen remains the only Swiss cheese manufacturer to have ever won

both "The Best Swiss Cheese & Supreme Champion Overseas" title at Nantwich.

    Competition was stronger than ever this 114th year with overseas entrants

growing, and with total record entries of around 3000 cheeses from 24


    Results of Class DP201 "Best Swiss Cheese":

    Gold: Le Gruyere Premier Cru, Struss dairy (von Muehlenen)

    Silver: Le Gruyere Premier Cru, Lanthen dairy (von Muehlenen)

    Bronze: Le Gruyere Kaltbach, Emmi

    The Nantwich International Cheese show was founded in 1897 and is one of

the oldest and most traditional cheese events in the world, it's an integral

part of the British Cheese calendar held every year in the ancient fields of

Nantwich, and welcomes some 30,000 visitors along with 400 trade stands.

    Von Muehlenen continues its unprecedented level of achievement at major

cheese competitions, showing its continued strength and high quality cheeses;

previous Nantwich awards include Supreme Champion overseas in 2006 & 2009.

With complimentary successes at the World Cheese Awards in London being

awarded World Champion of all Categories in 1992, 2002, 2005 & overall 2nd in

2008, this is another important milestone for Swiss Cheese & von Muehlenen.

    Press contact:

    Walo von Muehlenen

    Von Muehlenen AG

    CH-3186 Dudingen

    T +41-26-492-93-30

    M +41-79-217-54-11


    SOURCE: von Muehlenen AG 

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