Area cheesemakers win championships

Two Kewaunee County cheesemakers earned top honors in their respective classes at the United States Championship Cheese Contest held at Lambeau Field this week. Pat Doell and Roger Krohn from Agropur’s Luxemburg plant finished in first and second place in the mild provolone category. Krohn and Doell also entered cheese in the smoked provolone, part-skim mozzarella, and mozzarella categories. Speaking to last year, Doell credited others with their success.

Ben Shibler from Kewaunee’s Ponderosa Dairy Products won Best of Class in the Flavored String Cheese category his Fiesta String Cheese. Sara Richards from Door Artisan Cheese Company in Egg Hareligibleelgible for the contest's top honor of United States Cheese Champion with her Top Hat English Truckle Cheddar. Full category results are posted online with this story with United States Cheese Champion to be named Thursday night at a ticketed event.


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