Le Gruyère Premier Cru wins again an international Award

Düdingen, (ots) - At the International Cheese Awards 2009 in Nantwich (Cheshire, England) July 28/29th Von Mühlenen's "Le Gruyère Premier Cru" was awarded "The Supreme Champion Overseas", as previously won in 2006, from an array of entries from 24 different countries. Also, "Le Gruyère Premier Cru" won Gold in the Single Specialty Cheese Class and was awarded the LTS Litman Trophy. The cheese was then shortlisted for the overall award of Nantwich Show Champion 2009; narrowly coming 2nd from a total of 2'761 entrants, Le Gruyère Premier Cru was also given the title of Reserve Champion to a British Stilton Cheese. Von Mühlenen won the following prizes:

Le Gruyère Premier Cru produced and matured for 14 month in Fribourg:

- Best Single Specialty Cheese (LTS Litmann Trophy)

- Best imported cheese "Supreme Champion Overseas"

- Reserve Supreme Champion

Alpine Bel produced and matured for 8 month in Fribourg:

- Gold in the category single Specialty cheese

Swiss Premium Mozzarella, produced in the Dairy of the Swiss Premium Ltd in Dietikon:

- Bronze certificate in the category mozzarella

The Nantwich Show is the world's largest cheese show and is celebrating 113 years of judging the best of UK and international cheeses. The von Mühlenen family continues its unprecedented level of achievement at major cheese competitions, previously being awarded overall world champion 1992, 2002, 2005 (World Cheese Awards) & 2nd overall in 2008, and overall world champion 2006 (Wisconsin).

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