Awards

Recognized Among The World’s Best

1st Place Stracciatella Panna Di Latte

2022 American Cheese Society Competition

Lioni’s Stracciatella Panna di Latte was awarded 1st place in the Cow’s Milk – Open Cheese Category for excellence in cheesemaking and commitment to food safety. Stracciatella was selected by judges for its excellence amongst 1,387 products, from 196 companies, recognized for achievements in flavor, aroma, texture, and appearance

Best New Stracciatella Panna Di Latte

2022 sofi™ Awards

Lioni’s Stracciatella Panna di Latte received the New Product Award in the Cow’s Milk Cheese category as part of the Specialty Food Association’s 2022 sofi™ Awards, a top honor in the $170 billion specialty food industry. Products were judged on taste, including flavor, appearance, texture and aroma, ingredient quality, and innovation.

1st Place Burrata Con Tartufo

2019 American Cheese Society Competition

Lioni’s Burrata Con Tartufo received 1st place in the Flavored Cheese category at the 2019 ACS Judging & Competition. Lioni’s cheese which features the finest black summer truffles in a luscious, cream-filled center was recognized for its excellence in flavor and texture amongst 1742 products from 257 entrants.

Gold Bufala Fresca

2018 World Cheese Awards

Lioni’s Bufala Fresca was awarded a Gold Medal at the 2018 World Cheese Awards in Bergen, Norway. The largest and most esteemed competition of its kind, it included 3,500 cheeses from 6 continents judged by a panel of 230 cheese specialists from around the world.

Super Gold Burrata Con Tartufo

2015 World Cheese Awards

Lioni’s Burrata Con Tartufo received a Super Gold award and was named one of the World’s 62 Best Cheeses at the 2015 World Cheese Awards held in Birmingham, UK. A panel of 250 cheese experts from around the world judged over 2700 entries with 62 of the world’s best selected for Super Gold.

2nd Place Bocconcini

2015 American Cheese Society Competition

Lioni’s Bocconcini traditional fresh mozzarella cheese received 2nd place at the 2015 ACS Judging & Competition, a prestigious award given to cheeses and dairy products that have achieved technical excellence and possess the highest aesthetic qualities.

1st Place Ciliegine

2014 World Dairy Expo Championship Product Contest Fresh Mozzarella Category

Lioni’s Ciliegine traditional fresh mozzarella cheese received 1st place in the Fresh Mozzarella category at the 2014 World Dairy Expo Championship Cheese Contest, a prestigious all-dairy national contest sponsored by the Wisconsin Dairy Products Association.

Silver Medal Ovoline

2014 World Champion Cheese Contest, Fresh Mozzarella Class

Lioni’s Ovoline traditional fresh mozzarella cheese received a Silver Medal, scoring 99.40 out of 100 points. The largest international cheese and butter competition in the world evaluated over 2,615 cheeses from 22 countries for flavor, body, texture, salt, color, finish and packaging, as well as other technical attributes.

Gold Burrata Con Panna

World Cheese Awards 2012

Lioni’s Burrata Con Panna was awarded a gold medal at the World Cheese Awards 2012 held at the BBC Good Food Show at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. Run by the UK’s Guild of Fine Food, it is an esteemed worldwide competition that included 2,781 cheeses from 30 countries.