Our Awards

Nationally Recognized Since 1894

It isn’t enough to just tell you our cheese is great, so we take great pride and are grateful for the the awards we have won over the years. A true testament to the hard work and commitment of our farm families and employees alike.

2017 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

  • Award of Excellence: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Muenster
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Bacon Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar

2016 New YORK STATE FAIR

  • Gold Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Award of Excellence: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Adirondack Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Adirondack Cheddar
  • Award of Excellence: McCadam Adirondack Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Jalapeno Muenster
  • Award of Excellence: McCadam Muenster

2016 AMERICAN CHEESE SOCIETY

  • First Place: McCadam Muenster Cheese
  • Third Place: McCadam Pepper Jack Cheese

2015 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

  • Grand Champion: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Award of Excellence: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Adirondack Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Pepper Jack Cheddar
  • Award of Excellence: McCadam Muenster Cheese

2014 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

  • Gold Medal: McCadam Adirondack Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Adirondack Cheddar
  • Award of Excellence: McCadam Adirondack Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Muenster

2013 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

  • Gold Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Adirondack Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Extra Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: Monterey Jack
  • Award of Excellence: McCadam Mild Cheddar

2013 AMERICAN CHEESE SOCIETY

  • 2nd Place: McCadam Muenster

2012 AMERICAN CHEESE SOCIETY

  • 1st place: McCadam Muenster

2012 NEW YORK STATE FAIR DAIRY COMPETITION

  • Gold Medal: McCadam Adirondack Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Extra Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Extra Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Jalapeno Muenster
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Muenster

2010 AMERICAN CHEESE SOCIETY ANNUAL JUDGING

  • 3rd Place: McCadam Empire Jack

 

2010 NEW YORK STATE FAIR DAIRY PRODUCTS COMPETITION

  • Gold Medal: McCadam Extra Sharp Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Empire Jack
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Jalapeño Muenster

2009 NEW YORK STATE FAIR DAIRY PRODUCTS COMPETITION

  • Silver Medal: McCadam Extra Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Empire Jack

2009 U.S. CHAMPIONSHIP CHEESE CONTEST

  • 3rd Place: McCadam Cheddar

2008 NEW YORK STATE FAIR DAIRY PRODUCTS COMPETITION

  • Gold Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Muenster
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Jalapeño Muenster
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Smoked Muenster
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Extra Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Adirondack Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Empire Jack

2007 U.S. CHAMPIONSHIP CHEESE CONTEST

  • Overall U.S. Champion: America’s Best Cheddar
  • 1st place: McCadam New York Extra Sharp Cheddar
  • 1st Place: McCadam New York Sharp Cheddar
  • 1st Place: McCadam Empire Jack Cheese
  • 2nd Place: McCadam New York Mild Cheddar Cheese

2007 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

  • Grand Champion of the 2007 New York State Fair
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Empire Pepper Jack

2006 U.S. CHAMPIONSHIP CHEESE CONTEST

  • 3rd Place: McCadam Empire Jack

2006 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

  • Gold Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Adirondack Wick Sharp Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: Empire Pepper Jack
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Muenster

2005 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

  • Gold Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Extra Sharp Cheddar
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Empire Pepper Jack

2004 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

  • Gold Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Extra Sharp Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Empire Pepper Jack

2003 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

  • Gold and Silver Medals: McCadam Empire Pepper Jack
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar

2002 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CHEESE CONTEST

  • 3rd Place: McCadam Muenster
  • 4th Place: McCadam Mild Cheddar

2001 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

  • Gold Medal: McCadam Empire Pepper Jack
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Muenster
  • Silver Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar

2000 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

  • Grand Champion: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Mild Cheddar
  • Gold Medal: McCadam Sharp Cheddar
  • Award of Excellence: McCadam Muenster Jack

A century-old tradition

These award winning products are all manufactured in the Chateaugay facility. Today, over a century since William McCadam founded the cheese company, McCadam has the capability to manufacture nearly 2 dozen different cheeses. Whether it is Muenster from the deli for mouth-watering sandwiches or Adirondack Wicked Sharp Cheddar for snacking at its best, McCadam continues its century-old tradition of offering New York’s finest cheeses.

Our Award-Winning Cheeses