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Several area cheesemakers win awards
By Susan Endres MADISON - Local cheesemakers raked in awards at the 2018 World Championship Cheese Contest held this week at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison. The contest finished Thursday night with the announcement of the World Champion, which was a hard sheep's milk cheese called Esquirrou made in France at Mauleon Fromagerie by Michel Touyarou and imported by Savencia Cheese USA of New Holland, Pennsylvania. The company also owns Kolb-Lena Cheese Co. in Lena.