Dairy
For Manufacturers

Entries to the 2020 Australian Grand Dairy Awards have now closed.

Companies with gold medal winning products from nominated qualifying competitions have been contacted by Dairy Australia.

Please get in contact with Dairy Australia if you have any queries.


The Australian Grand Dairy Awards comprise of the following awards:

Finalists: Top three products in each class.

Champions: Highest scoring product in each class.

Grand Champions: Two highest scoring products across ALL cheese and dairy classes. The best of the best!

People's Choice Champion: Australia's favourite, as determined by 20 taste-testing consumers and online votes.

Important information

Australian Grand Dairy Awards 2020 - key dates

Entry invitation email sent to all eligible applicants: Monday 26th August 2019

Entry closing date: Monday 16th September 2019

Entry delivery kits sent: Thursday 26th September 2019

Product delivery dates for dairy products: Wednesday/Thursday 23rd and 24th October 2019

Product delivery dates for cheese: Monday/Tuesday 28th and 29th October 2019

Dairy product judging: Friday 25th October 2019

Cheese judging: Wednesday 30th October 2019

Finalists notified: Early November

Winners announcement: Early February

Cheese and Dairy classes

CHEESE PRODUCTS

DAIRY PRODUCTS

FRESH UNRIPENED CHEESE
(INCLUDING STRETCHED CURD)

 

NATURAL YOGHURT

WHITE MOULD

 

FLAVOURED YOGHURT

SEMI-HARD/EYE-CHEESE

 

ICE CREAM

CHEDDAR-STYLE CHEESE

 

DAIRY GELATO

HARD CHEESE

 

DAIRY DESSERT

BLUE CHEESE

 

MILK

FLAVOURED CHEESE

 

MODIFIED MILK

GOAT'S/SHEEP'S MILK CHEESE

 

FLAVOURED MILK

WASHED/MIXED RIND CHEESE

 

CREAM

 

 

BUTTER OR BUTTER BLEND

 

 

DAIRY DIP

Please note: The Australian Grand Dairy Awards reserves the right to alter slightly or cancel classes if insufficient entries are eligible or submitted into the competition.

Qualifying competitions

DIAA Dairy Product Competition WA

DIAA Dairy Product Competition Victoria & National

DIAA Dairy Product Competition QLD

DIAA Dairy Product Competition NSW

Sydney Royal Cheese & Dairy Produce Awards

Royal Queensland Cheese & Dairy Produce Show

Adelaide Royal Show Dairy Product Competition & DIAA

Melbourne Royal Agricultural Society Fine Foods Awards

Perth Royal Show Dairy Product Competition

Tasmania Royal Agricultural Society Fine Foods Awards