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Pearl Valley Cheese attains SQF Level 2 certificate

FRESNO, OH - Pearl Valley Cheese, a family owned and operated cheese manufacturer, recently earned the certification of SQF Level 2 for the first time. The certification was developed by the Safe Quality Food Initiative (SQFI), a highly respected institution that benchmarks the requirements for food safety against the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). The certification is widely accepted as industry standard and is required by many national grocery store chains as well as food service distributors. “Attaining the SQF Level 2 certificate was really a huge accomplishment for us,” said Kurt Ellis, Pearl Valley Quality Manager, “We believe this...

Pearl Valley Cheese Featured in the Daily Jeffersonian

We were recently featured in the Daily Jeffersonian newspaper.  Here's the link:

Coshocton Tribune Small Business Week Article

On May 18, 2014, the Coshocton Tribune ran an article titled "Small Businesses are Making it Work in Coshocton",  It featured a nice story on Pearl Valley Cheese.  Here is a link to the article on their page which also includes some pictures.

Pearl Valley's Swiss Wins Gold Medal at 2014 World Championship Cheese Contest

  FRESNO, OHIO – Pearl Valley Cheese, a four generation, family owned business, has been making award winning Swiss Cheese for over 85 years and the honors are still rolling in.  A panel of international cheese experts judging the 2014 World Championship Cheese Contest recently awarded Pear l Valley a Gold Medal in the Rindless Swiss Cheese Class.  “For cheesemakers, this is like winning the Super Bowl,” said Company President Chuck Ellis.  “We attribute our success to God blessing us with employees who are constantly striving to improve our quality, local dairy farmers who continually provide an excellent milk supply,...

Pearl Valley Cheese gains recognition as one of the best in the nation at the US Cheese Championships

Green Bay, WI - On March 12 and 13 an expert panel of experienced judges from the dairy industry and government agencies  spent two days at the Green Bay Packers home, Lambeau Field, to cut, feel, smell and taste cheeses from across the U.S. to determine the best cheeses in the country.  The event is organized by the Wisconsin Cheesemakers Association every two years.  This year’s contest attracted over 1,700 entries in 82 different cheese classes from across the nation.  The prizes will be awarded at the Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference on April 18 in La Crosse, WI.   Pearl...