Westby creamery awarded first place for French onion dip and sour cream

WESTBY, Wis. (WKBT) — The 2022 Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Products Contest awarded Westby Cooperative Creamery first place for its French onion dip and sour cream.

Dairy manufacturers from throughout the state submitted over 300 entries for the June 23 contest, which took place in West Allis at the Wisconsin State Fair Park. The contest featured over 40 classes for cheese, sour cream, butter, yogurt and milk.

Westby’s French onion dip won the “Open Class – Flavored Sour Cream” category with a score of 99.8. Westby’s sour cream won the “Open Class – Unflavored Sour Cream” category with a score of 99.65.

“Wisconsin makes world-class cheeses, sour creams and dips. We are proud to be listed among the best in the state,” Pete Kondrup, the creamery’s general manager said. “Our small family farms work hard to produce quality milk to help create award-winning products like these.”

On August 11, the 2022 grand master cheesemaker, grand champion butter, grand champion yogurt, grand champion sour cream and grand champion milk will be announced at the Blue Ribbon Dairy Products Auction.

Recent News Headlines from News 8 Now 

Some businesses at Riverfest take financial losses amid July 4 rainfall 

A trip back in time: Bangor Air Force veteran returns to Vietnam 

Skyrockers setting up for annual July 4th fireworks show in La Crosse 

High-flying BMX stunt riders show off skills at Riverfest in La Crosse