Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

our cheesemakers and their craft

We are proud of our cheesemakers. Their talent and passion in creating cheese, their intuition, their enormous expertise, and the way they treat people and nature already make them worthy of a medal. The awards received underscore these values and motivate us in what we do.

World Championship Cheese Contest

Michael Spycher
2022, 2020, 2008 World Champion
Stefan Haldner
2022 gold, 2018 6th place
Michael Hanke
2022 silver (Le Gruyère AOP), silver (Goat Cheese)
Silvio Schöpfer
2022 4th place (Emmentaler AOP), bronze (Luzerner Bergkäse), 6th place (Pilatusblick)
Urs Leuenberger
2022 4th place, 2016 (Swiss Chili), 2016 bronze (Gruyère)
Christian Gerber
2022 6th place, 2020 bronze
Fritz Baumgartner
2022 7th place, 2020 gold, 2018 gold, 2016 5th place
Beni Näf
2022 8th place, 2020 5th place, 2016 bronze, 2008 gold +bronze, 2002 bronze
Robin Straub / Markus Hengartner
2022 5th place (Rahmtaler), 9th place (Emmentaler), 2018 10th place, 2016 7th place
Marcel Züger
2020 4th place, 2012 bronze + silver, 2010 gold, 2008 bronze, 2004 silver
Christa Egli
2020 bronze
La Fromathèque
2020 silver, 2018 gold

Top Ten Cheesemaker

Hansruedi Gasser
2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
Markus Hengartner
2015, 2016, 2018
Christian Gerber
2015
Marcel Züger
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Swiss Cheese Awards

B. Gabioud + Y. Sutterlin
2016 gold
Bernhard Meier
2016 4th place

KÄSIADE

Marcel Züger
2012 gold

Mountain Cheese Olympics

Bernhard Meier
2009 Gold, 2007 Bronze