Awards

Gold and Silver awarded to NZMP Dairy ingredients at 2022 NZCOC Awards

NZMP scooped 17 Medals at the 2022 NZ cheese and dairy award competition.

20 Apr 2022

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International and local expert cheesemakers came together once again to judge and award New Zealand’s top cheese and butters at the annual NZCOC award competition. 2022 was the 20th year of the competition and a whopping 380 cheeses were assessed by the judges.

NZMP ingredients was successful in cheese, butter and cream cheese categories winning a total of seventeen medals including organic mild cheddar and salted butters and our much-loved vintage, epicure and extra tasty cheddars.

Six of the Gold Medal winners will automatically be entered into the Champion Awards Competition so watch out for those results in July.

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NZMP Vintage Cheddar
Gold award winner
Bold flavoured cheese with savoury notes and a flaky crumbly texture.
Made in Lichfield

Organic Cheddar

Gold award winner
Manufactured using fresh organic milk that is independently certified to internationally accepted standards.
 
Made in Hautapu

Egmont

Gold award winner
A young, semi-hard cheese with a unique, slightly sweet flavour and golden melt. A versatile cheese that blends well and lends itself to any application.
 
Made in Hautapu

NZMP Epicure Cheddar
Gold award winner
A sharp and acidic, savoury- flavoured cheese with a crumbly texture.
Made in Lichfield

Organic Cheddar

Gold award winner
Manufactured using fresh organic milk that is independently certified to internationally accepted standards.
 
Made in Hautapu

Egmont

Gold award winner
A young, semi-hard cheese with a unique, slightly sweet flavour and golden melt. A versatile cheese that blends well and lends itself to any application.
 
Made in Hautapu



NZMP Extra Tasty Cheddar
Gold award winner
A mature flavoured, semi-hard cheese with a uniform creamy texture.
Made in Lichfield

Organic Cheddar

Gold award winner
Manufactured using fresh organic milk that is independently certified to internationally accepted standards.
 
Made in Hautapu

Egmont

Gold award winner
A young, semi-hard cheese with a unique, slightly sweet flavour and golden melt. A versatile cheese that blends well and lends itself to any application.
 
Made in Hautapu



NZMP Mild Organic Cheddar
Gold award winner
Made with fresh organic milk, mild creamy cheddar flavour with a smooth body.  It is independently certified to internationally accepted organic standards.
Made in Hautapu

Organic Cheddar

Gold award winner
Manufactured using fresh organic milk that is independently certified to internationally accepted standards.
 
Made in Hautapu

Egmont

Gold award winner
A young, semi-hard cheese with a unique, slightly sweet flavour and golden melt. A versatile cheese that blends well and lends itself to any application.
 
Made in Hautapu
Silver medal award winner badge 2022

NZMP Cheddar

 
Silver award winner
A mild slightly buttery flavour with a firm smooth texture.
Made in Stirling
Silver medal award winner badge 2022

NZMP Mild Cheddar

 
Silver award winner
A versatile natural cheddar with a mild flavour and smooth texture.
Made in Stirling
Bronze medal award winner badge 2022

NZMP Parmesan

Bronze award winner
Authentic parmesan flavoured cheese with a uniform yellow colour and hard granular texture.
Made in Lichfield
Silver medal award winner badge 2022

NZMP Egmont™

Silver award winner
A young, semi-hard cheese with a unique slightly sweet flavour and lovely golden melt.
Made in Hautapu
Silver medal award winner badge 2022

NZMP Premium Mozzarella

 
Silver award winner
A premium, high performing, natural mozzarella that delivers long stretch and a golden colour on cooking.
Made in Whareroa
Bronze medal award winner badge 2022

NZMP Swiss

Bronze award winner
Traditional Swiss-style cheese with a sweet, nutty flavour and smooth texture.
Made in Lichfield
Silver medal award winner badge 2022

NZMP Mature Cheddar

 
Silver award winner
Mature cheddar with a crumbly texture, sharper bite and a light fruity flavour.
Made in Lichfield
Bronze medal award winner badge 2022

NZMP Noble™

 
Bronze award winner
A full-flavoured cheddar with higher protein and less fat.  It provides a full and well-rounded cheese flavour with savoury and fruity notes.
Made in Hautapu

Egmont

Gold award winner
A young, semi-hard cheese with a unique, slightly sweet flavour and golden melt. A versatile cheese that blends well and lends itself to any application.
 
Made in Hautapu


NZMP Cream Cheese
Silver award winner
Delicious mild, cultured dairy flavour with consistent composition and texture.
Made in Darfield

Organic Cheddar

Gold award winner
Manufactured using fresh organic milk that is independently certified to internationally accepted standards.
 
Made in Hautapu

Egmont

Gold award winner
A young, semi-hard cheese with a unique, slightly sweet flavour and golden melt. A versatile cheese that blends well and lends itself to any application.
 
Made in Hautapu

NZMP Salted Butter

Gold award winner
Premium butter with good texture and body with consistently good mouthfeel and flavour.
Made in Kauri

Organic Cheddar

Gold award winner
Manufactured using fresh organic milk that is independently certified to internationally accepted standards.
 
Made in Hautapu

Egmont

Gold award winner
A young, semi-hard cheese with a unique, slightly sweet flavour and golden melt. A versatile cheese that blends well and lends itself to any application.
 
Made in Hautapu

NZMP Salted Organic Butter

Gold award winner
Made with fresh organic cream, with a clean fresh flavour and certified independently to internationally accepted organic standards.
Made in Morrinsville

Organic Cheddar

Gold award winner
Manufactured using fresh organic milk that is independently certified to internationally accepted standards.
 
Made in Hautapu

Egmont

Gold award winner
A young, semi-hard cheese with a unique, slightly sweet flavour and golden melt. A versatile cheese that blends well and lends itself to any application.
 
Made in Hautapu
Silver medal award winner badge 2022

NZMP Salted Butter

Silver award winner
Premium salted butter with creamy flavour, good texture and mouthfeel.
Made in Morrinsville
Silver medal award winner badge 2022

NZMP Cultured Butter

 
Silver award winner
Premium butter with a delicious creamy, cultured flavour and good texture and body.
Made in Kauri

Egmont

Gold award winner
A young, semi-hard cheese with a unique, slightly sweet flavour and golden melt. A versatile cheese that blends well and lends itself to any application.
 
Made in Hautapu

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