Forever Cheese Partners Win Over 30 Awards at 2019 World Cheese Awards
October 28, 2019
Long Island City,
NY, October 28, 2019 – Twenty-one cheesemakers with whom Forever Cheese
partners have been named among the winners at the 32nd annual World
Cheese Awards in Bergamo, Italy. They stood out from the crowd as a
record-breaking 3,804 entries were judged in a single day at Fiera di Bergamo
on Friday, October 18. The pioneering importer of specialty cheese had over 30
cheeses from its catalog win coveted awards at the event.
Partners of Forever Cheese from Italy and Spain won awards ranging from Bronze to Super Gold. Among the winning cheeses were Alisios® (Bronze), Barbablu (Super Gold), Capricho de Cabra (Silver), Garrotxa Sant Gil d’Albió (Silver), Los Cameros Mixed Milk (Gold), Manchego El Trigal® 1 Year (Silver), Maxorata Majorero DOP Curado al Pimentón (Gold), Mitica® Parmigiano Reggiano (Super Gold and Best Italian Cheese), Montealva (Bronze), and 100% buffalo milk cheeses from Quattro Portoni, including Porta Rocca (Bronze), Quadrello® di Bufala (Silver), and Surfin’ Blu (Gold).
Entries represented 42 nations from six continents at the World Cheese Awards this year, and were assessed by appearance, texture, aroma, and flavor by 260 judges from 35 different countries. The winners have gained an internationally recognized seal of approval from a truly global cheese event. Visiting Italy for the very first time, the competition formed part of Bergamo’s annual FORME festival, taking place alongside the brand new international dairy trade show, B2Cheese.
co-owner of Forever Cheese noted: “We are extremely proud of our producers for
these well-deserved awards. They are hardworking, devoted, and innovative
cheesemakers and we are appreciative of their partnership every single day.”
Buster and her business partner Pierluigi Sini hand-select every product that
the company imports, and they pride themselves on the close relationships they
have cultivated with their producer partners.
To learn more
about Forever Cheese, visit their website at forevercheese.psdcoding.co. Forever Cheese and Mitica®
products are available at specialty food stores and cheese shops throughout the
Forever Cheese imports artisan cheeses and accompaniments from Italy, Spain,
Portugal, and Croatia. It is driven by its passion for discovering exceptional
products, many of which are sold under the brand name Mitica®. The company
pioneered important products that are now integral to today’s market, including
Drunken Goat®, Genuine Fulvi® Pecorino Romano, Mitica® Marcona Almonds, and
Mitica® Fig and Date Cakes. Founders Michele Buster and Pierluigi Sini
personally hand-select each item directly from their producers. It is their
goal to have each one taste as if you were eating it in its native country.