Star Cheese named finalist for awards

Sylvan Star Cheese Ltd. is again in the running for several awards at the Canadian Cheese Grand Prix.

Sylvan Star Cheese Ltd. is again in the running for several awards at the Canadian Cheese Grand Prix.

The company, which operates near Sylvan Lake, has been named a finalist in four categories: Gouda, Flavoured Cheese with Added Non-particulate Flavourings, Flavoured Cheese with Added Particulate Solids and Flavourings, and Farmhouse Cheese. Two Sylvan Star entries are in the running in the Gouda category.

The competition is organized every two years by the Dairy Farmers of Canada. This year there were 225 entries in 19 categories, with 58 finalists chosen.

Entries must be produced in Canada, contain only Canadian milk and be available for retail sale.

The 2013 winners will be announced on April 18 in Montreal. In addition to the category winners, a grand champion will also be named.