Cheesy news for Little Creek Cheese

By 28/05/2022News

Once a year Australia holds the Australian Dairy Products Competition, Cheese Factories far and wide around Australia enter with the hopes to take out one the most prestigious titles available in Australia for their cheeses.

Little Creek Cheese located in Wyong, on the Central Coast of NSW, was such a company and entered 12 of their amazing cheese for judging. The official results were issued this week and Little Creek Cheese picked up 3 Gold medals and 9 Silver medals. All cheeses that were entered won a Gold or Silver. To top it off They also picked up the ”Highest Scoring Flavoured Cheese” trophy award for their “Yoghurt Cheese Balls, Garlic and Thyme”

With Covid regulations shutting down competitions over the last couple of years, it’s a wonderful start for the family run Cheese Factory, located less than an hour out of Sydney. Russell Parsons, owner/cheesemaker, flew to Melbourne to receive the trophy at The Dairy Industry of Australia Association (DIAA) Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner. “I couldn’t be prouder of our team and our products than I am right now” stated Russell.

Sue Parsons, owner/cheesemaker said “We have been around now for over 11 years and have support from lots of our local businesses. These awards just reinforce that the Central Coast has amazing producers. To win a national award really is the icing on the cake.”

The Cheese Factory is open to the public and also supply their products to a range of retail outlets as well as cafes and restaurants.

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