Kraft's Cracker Barrel cheese today announced its best in class win in the medium cheddar category for its sharp cheddar and second runner up in the entire competition this past week at the venerable U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay, Wisconsin. There were 1,702 entries from across the U.S. in 81 categories with 38 renowned judges presiding.
At this year's U.S. Championship Cheese Contest, Cracker Barrel was awarded the following medals: Medium Cheddar Cheese Category (aged 3-6 months) Gold Medal "Best in Class" Sharp Cheddar Bronze Medal Extra Sharp Cheddar Sharp Cheddar Cheese Category (aged 6-12 months) Silver Medal Aged Reserve
Since 1954, Cracker Barrel has offered a variety of cheddar cheeses in blocks, bars, slices and cracker cuts. Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is North America's fourth largest consumer packaged food and beverage company, with revenues of $18 billion in 2012.