Rogue Creamery sees rise in business following whirlwind win

Rogue Creamery won 'World Champion Cheese' at an international competition last week.

Posted: Oct 21, 2019 6:53 PM
Updated: Oct 22, 2019 10:17 AM

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- At Rogue Creamery in Central Point the talk of the shop today is none other than cheese.

"This weekend has truly been a circus," Ring Master Tom Van Voorhees said.

On Friday, the local creamery was awarded World Champion Cheese for their Rogue River Blue cheese.

"It’s the most distinctive cheese in the world,” President David Gremmels said.

Over the weekend, you could say the shop was a little busier as a result.

"Between Saturday and Sunday the community came in and bought 100 pounds of this cheese. It’s phenomenal and we have plenty of it," Van Voorhees said.

Rogue Creamery makes the cheese a year in advance so there will be no shortage anytime soon.

"Rogue River Blue is limited because we make it in a short window of time.”

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