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Croatian Cheeses Win 6 Golds at 2017 World Cheese Awards in London

World Cheese Awards 2017 (Photo: The Guild of Fine Food)

More success for Croatian cheese on the global stage.

Three Croatian cheese producers – Sirana Gligora and Paška sirana from the island of Pag and Agrolaguna from Porec in Istria – have won 6 gold medals at the prestigious 2017 World Cheese Awards in London.

Paški sir extra stari from Sirana Gligora collected the major prize for Best Central & Eastern European Cheese.

(Photo: Sirana Gligora)

They also won gold for Likotin iz mosta cheese, Liburjan and Dinarski sir.

(Photo: Sirana Gligora)

Sirana Gligora also won silver for their Kozlar extra start, Paški sir and Paški sir iz maraske and bronze for their Kupid and Zigljen.

4 golds for Sirana Gligora (photo: Sirana Gligora)

Paška sirana won a gold medal for their Pramenko cheese.

Paška sirana also collected silver medals for their Dalmatinac and Dalmatinac Premium cheeses.

(Photo: Paska sirana)

Agrolaguna won gold for their Istarski mijesani sir u orahovom liscu, silver for their Istarski mijesani sir, Istarski sir s muskatom ruza-Spin, and bronze for their Gran-Istriano Spin.

(Photo: Agrolaguna)

250 judges, representing 29 different nations, assessed over 3,000 cheeses from 35 countries during the World Cheese Awards this year which were held in London on 18 November 2017 during Taste of London Festive Edition at Tobacco Dock.

66 bronze, silver and gold awards were presented to cheeses in a variety of styles before each choosing a Super Gold to put before the Super Jury judging panel.

An alpine-style Cornish Kern made with pasteurised cows’ milk by Lynher Dairies won the top honour at the 2017 World Cheese Awards.

Full list of the medal winners here.


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