SAINT-ANTOINE-DE-TILLY, Quebec, August 11, 2011 /Canada NewsWire Telbec/ - Fromagerie Bergeron is pleased to announce that two of its creations were honored as among the best cheeses in North America at the 27th Annual Competition of the American Cheese Society.
Coureur des Bois took silver in the very competitive flavored cheese category, while Six Pourcent earned the bronze in the low-fat cheese category.
The American Cheese Society 2011 Competition drew a record number of 1,676 cheeses created by 258 different companies from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. For the first time the competition was held outside the United States as part of the Cheese & Fromage: Common Cultures event held in Montreal from August 3 to 6.
Brothers Sylvain, Mario, and Roger Bergeron, and the company's master cheesemakers can be proud of these honors that spotlight the company's talent for producing large volumes of artisanal-quality cheeses at an affordable price.
The Bergerons, a third generation of master cheesemakers
A family business founded on August 16, 1989, by a third generation of master cheesemakers, Fromagerie Bergeron has over 150 employees. Production runs 24/7 and more than 26 million liters of milk are processed each year to offer a range of nine fine cheeses, fresh-made cheeses, table cheeses, as well as Gouda and Parmesan fondues. These honors once again recognize the dedication and creativity of its master cheesemakers.