CHICAGO – Authentic Mexican dairy and chorizo producer V&V Supremo Foods, Inc., landed a pair of first place awards at the 2023 American Cheese Society (ACS) Judging & Competition.

The company’s Queso Fresco took the top spot in the fresh unripened cheese category, while its Sierra Cotija Cheese won in the ripened, aged over 90 days category.

"We are excited to receive these distinguished accolades from the American Cheese Society,” said Gilberto Villaseñor II, chief visionary officer at V&V Supremo. “It is a testament to the unwavering commitment and passion of our entire team. These awards reinforce our dedication to crafting cheeses of the highest quality while honoring our rich heritage."

Founded by natives of Mexico in 1964, the company services the retail and foodservice industries and is one of the country’s oldest family-run Hispanic food businesses.

This year’s ACS contest included 1,454 entries among 131 categories. A complete list of winners from the 2023 ACS Judging & Competition can be accessed online at the organization’s website.