MYKOLAIV OBLAST, MARCH, 30th, 2009, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE – Two sorts of cheese TM Slavia, Bashtanka Cheese Factory, won gold and silver medals at an international expo in Moscow, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.
The agency was informed about it by the press-service of CJSC Bashtanka Cheese Factory, today, 30 March.
In Moscow, under VII International Forum “Dairy Industry 2009” a professional sampling contest of dairy production “Milk Success” took place and I International Cheese Saloon.
239 products of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Armenia were represented at the Saloon. Ukraine was represented by CJSC Bashtanka Cheese Factory only.
The jury was composed of taster – members of the Dairy Union of Russia rotating their personnel every year. It was a closed sampling – all the tasters were separated from each other and had no chance of discussion.
The results were announced during the closing ceremony. TM Slavia was awarded for “Gouda” and “Rossiyskiy”. They were pronounced main competitors for Russian cheese producers.