Dairy

For Manufacturers

Entries to the 2022 Australian Grand Dairy Awards are 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 online consumer voting.

Important information

Australian Grand Dairy Awards 2022 - key dates

Entry closing date: Late November 2021

Product delivery dates for dairy products: Wednesday/Thursday 19th and 20th January 2022

Product delivery dates for cheese: Monday/Tuesday 24th and 25th January 2022

Dairy product judging: Friday 21st January 2022

Cheese judging: Friday 28th January 2022

Winners announcement: Mid-March

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

Please note: Competitions which could not run or occurred outside of the 2022 Australian Grand Dairy Awards revised dates were not considered this year.