Bothwell Cheese Wins First Place Award for Fifth Time

Bothwell Cheese employees show off their awards won at the 83rd Annual British Empire Cheese Show. The company placed first in the Marble Cheddar class. (HANDOUT)

Manitoba’s Bothwell Cheese has placed first at the prestigious 83rd Annual British Empire Cheese Show.

Bothwell won in the Marble Cheddar class at the international competition, which has been handing out coveted awards since 1927.

The company has placed first in its respected category five years in a row at the show put on by the Central Ontario Cheese Makers Association.

“It’s a tremendous feat to be recognized by such a prestigious organization, especially considering the high calibre of the competition,” said Ivan Balenovic, Bothwell Cheese president and CEO.

Bothwell Cheese is known for producing cheese made with completely natural ingredients, pure milk, and no modified milk ingredients. The company produces and distributes more than 20 varieties of cheeses throughout Canada.

Bothwell also placed second in the Medium Cheddar and Monterey Jack categories.