Land O’Lakes
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Inaugural Class

Beehive Cheese

Beehive Cheese

Beehive Cheese owners Pat Ford and Tim Welsh traded the fast-paced world of software and real estate for a simpler way of life as artisan cheese makers. Based in Utah, Beehive Cheese produces artisan cheeses including award-winning Promontory cheese and hand-rubbed cheeses.

Petit Pot

Petit Pot

Founded in San Francisco by French pastry chef, Maxime Pouvreau, Petit Pot blends French and California culinary heritages in its creamy, rich and gourmet puddings. The company’s Pot de Crème and Riz Au Lait are packaged in glass jars and made with only a few, simple ingredients.

Dreaming Cow

Dreaming Cow

Founded by Kyle & Janelle Wehner, Dreaming Cow makes low sugar, high flavor cream top yogurts and the award-winning LUSH, the first yogurt drink with a full serving of vegetables using whole milk. All dairy is sourced from their grass-based, New Zealand-style rotational grazing dairy farms.

Jouzge

Jouzge

Jouzge Protein Treats created by Dana Wendt and Dotti Thumler, are made specifically for the teenage girl demographic and include healthy dairy proteins formulated by the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research. A portion of the proceeds from each Jouzge Chocolate Protein Treat supports girls rescued from human trafficking.

Yooli

Yooli

Yooli is a protein-rich, creamy dairy snack that is a unique alternative to yogurt. The brand was inspired by Founder Yuliya Flynn’s favorite childhood snack: eastern European farmer’s cheese. The company produces snacks made with artisan-style farmer’s cheese such as Yooli Cremes and Yooli Bars that are available in a variety of flavors.

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