CDPEC
Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest

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The Clemson University took the All Products honors at the 98th Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest (CDPEC) held April 13th in conjunction with the Cheese Expo Global Technology for Dairy Processors hosted by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association in Milwaukee, WI. The Clemson University undergraduate student  Frances Schueren was the All Products winner while Khalid Alsaleem (South Dakota State Universiry) claimed the Graduate Student All Products category.  The University of Tennessee team placed second and the South Dakota State University place third.   

The team competition for Butter Judging was won by University of Tennessee.  The undergraduate Butter Judging champion was Megan Van Ruler and the graduate winner was Abigail Affonso both students were from Caly Poly.

The team competion for Cheddar Cheese was won by South Dakoa State University.  The undergraduate Cheddar Judging Champion was Hope Lewandowski and the graduate winner was Khalid Alsaleem both students were from South Dakota State University.

The team competition for Cottage Cheese was won by the University of Tennesse.  The undergraduate Cottage Cheese Judging Champion was Joshua Saad from the University of Tennessee and the graduate winner was Joey Paglia from Cal Poly.  

The team competition for Ice Cream was  won by Cal Poly.  The undergraduate Ice Cream Judging Champion was Emily Barajas and the graduate winner was Abigail Affonso both students were from Cal Poly.

The team competition for Milk was won by South Dakota State University.  The undergraduate Milk Judging Champion was Frances Schueren from Clemson University and the graduate winner was Khalid Alsaleem from South Dakota State University.

The team competition for Swiss Style Yogurt was won by Clemson University.  The undergraduate Swiss Style Yogurt Champion was Bailey Hauge and the graduate winner was Karin Cho from Iowa State University.
The University of Tennessee took the All Products honors at the 97th Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest (CDPEC) held April 17th in conjunction with the Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference hosted by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. The University of Tennessee undergraduate student Bailey Brown was the All Products winner while Brittany Sievers (University of Missouri) claimed the Graduate Student All Products category.
South Dakota State University took the All Products honors at the 96th Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest (CDPEC) held April 18th in conjunction with the Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference hosted by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association.
The University of Tennessee took the All Products honors at the 95th Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest (CDPEC) held April 12th in conjunction with the Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference hosted by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. University of Tennessee student Michael Luethke was the All Products winner while Katie Magee (University of Tennessee) claimed the Graduate Student All Products category.
The Scholarship Committee of Chicago Section IFT is proud to have been a bronze sponsor of this year's Midwest Regional Collegiate Dairy Products Sensory Evaluation Contest, held on Saturday October 22, 2016 at the Kraft Heinz Innovation Center in Glenview IL. The contest is jointly sponsored by the Chicago Dairy Technology Society, The Kraft Heinz Company, and the Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest. Additionally there are numerous Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze sponsoring companies and organizations.
South Dakota State University students garnered all top honors at the 94th Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest held this week in conjunction with the International Dairy Show in Chicago.
Dairy students from across the country and around the world will test their skills against one another at the 94th annual Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest this upcoming September 15th, 2015 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
The International Dairy Show will host the 94nd Annual competition in which dairy food technology students from around the country test the quality of their sensory skills.
Awards Program
November 8, 2014
Northern Illinois University
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
South Dakota State University sealed its eighth consecutive team title at the 93rd Dairy Products Evaluation Contest, in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, just west of Chicago, although its string of eight consecutive individual titles was broken by Stephanie Brooks, representing the University of Tennessee.
The management of the Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest is pleased to announce that this year’s contest will be held on November 7 & 8 at Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
On Monday, November 4th, 2013 dairy students from across the country, and possibly from around the world, will gather in Chicago, Illinois to participate in the 92nd Annual Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest.
The International Dairy Show will host the 92nd Annual competition in which dairy food technology students from around the country test the quality of their sensory skills.
Familiar was the team at the top. South Dakota State University once again finished first in the All Products category, led by Cassandra Hulstein who took overall individual honors. South Dakota’s victory was a solid one as teammates Austin Asche and Lee Alexander placed third and fourth respectively in the Individual All Products category.
Announcing the 91st Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest
The management of the Collegiate Dairy Products Contest is pleased to announce that this year's contest will be held on November 2 & 3 at Springfield, Missouri. The industry host of the contest is DairiConcepts Inc. This unique two day event will bring the brightest and best dairy food students from around the country for a competition testing the quality of their sensory skills, a chance to network with industry personnel and some wonderful Ozark hospitality.

The DairiConcepts staff will be responsible for providing the facilities and hospitality to host this major event. Each year an industry partner is selected for the honor of hosting this major competition. The blending of the most knowledgeable college students with real industry challenges makes for an excellent learning experience.

This year the CDPEC Board of Directors is going to offer travel stipends to all teams in the contest. If you would like to know more about this unique competition, or you would like to enter the contest please go to the website www.dairyproductscontest.org for more information.
For the 90th year the Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest tested the skill of students from university dairy programs across North America. This year's contest was hosted at the Kraft Foods Research Facility in Glenview, Illinois. Eleven colleges entered thirty three undergraduates and five schools entered seven graduate students for this unique competition.