Cheese counters stand for the special promise of quality, innovative recipes, exceptional enjoyment and creative skill. With a DLG award, you demonstrate craftsmanship and set quality accents in your cheese and cream cheese range made from cow's, buffalo, sheep's and goat's milk.A jury of sommeliers and DLG experts will evaluate your specialities according to the internationally leading and oldest standard, the DLG 5-point scheme®.
We're looking for the best!
We're looking for the "TOP 3" in selected categories from the segments:
- Cheese and cheese preparations
- Cream cheese and cream cheese preparations
- Spreads and dips made from dairy products
Test criteria: Focus on enjoyment
- Sensory quality of the products: Appearance, odour, taste and consistency
- Supplementary risk-based laboratory testing
- Promotional materials at POS*
- Award label*
- Press service
Who may participate?
Manufacturers and trading companies which produce/market the products for cheese counter can participate in the tests. Trading companies can participate in combination with the affiliated producer establishments.
- Participant data sheet
- Registration form
- Product description
Each contest entry, carefully packaged, must arrive at our shipping destination during the period July 4-6, 2022.
DLG TestService GmbH
Wöllsteiner Str. 16,
You are free to send the products by parcel service or by post.
You are welcome to have your products delivered by your own messenger.
- Be sure to pay attention to the referigeration chain -
You will receive a test sample waybill for each registered product from the DLG. This document lists all relevant data of your product(s), and you can correct any errors. Please enclose the document with the product(s) when submitting them.
|Cheese loaf up to 10 kg||minimum 1000 g or|
|Cheese loaf 10 kg - 20 kg||½ loaf|
|Cheese loaf 20 kg and more||¼ loaf|
|Cream cheese / Cream cheese preparations||minimum 1000 g or|
|other milk products|