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The big cheese
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Luis Chagoya prepares cheese at Emmi Roth on Friday. Chagoya has worked at Emmi Roth for eight and a half years and is the second-shift production supervisor. To order a reprint of this photo, visit themonroetimes.com. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher) To order this photo, click here.
MONROE - It's the best of the best, literally. The Grand Cru Surchoix, a smear-ripened hard cheese, made by Emmi Roth USA in Monroe was dubbed the 2016 World Champion cheese during the World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison on Wednesday. The name "Surchoix" translates to "best of the best," a name befitting the cheese that earned a score of 98.8 from 16 judges from around the world.

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