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Laura Chenel Awarded “Yogurt of the Year” Honors at 2021 Mindful Awards Program

Sonoma, CA (June 16, 2021) – The 2021 Mindful Awards Program announced today that Laura Chenel, trailblazers of goat milk products using local milk from family-owned farms, has been selected as the “Yogurt of the Year” winner for its Probiotic Goat Milk Yogurt.

Laura Chenel and StarChefs Partner with 10 West Coast Restaurants for GOAT CHEESE DISCOVERY WEEK

Sonoma, CA (June 2, 2021) — Laura Chenel is inspiring a new generation of chefs during Goat Cheese Discovery Week, June 2 – 16 at top West Coast restaurants including Flour + Water in San Francisco; Ava Gene’s in Portland; Lark in Seattle; and Gwen in Los Angeles.

Laura Chenel Launches New Everything Bagel Chabis

Sonoma, CA (May 17, 2021) — Laura Chenel, the award-winning producer of America’s original goat cheese, introduces Everything Bagel Chabis, a fresh and creamy goat cheese that incorporates the ever-popular blend of sesame seeds, garlic, poppy seeds and onion.

Laura Chenel Creamy Brie Wins 2021 Good Food Award

Sonoma, CA (Jan. 22, 2021) — Laura Chenel Creamy Brie, an aged goat cheese that puts an American twist on the traditional French cow's milk cheese, won top honors in the overall cheese category for the West Region tonight at the 11th Good Food Awards.

Laura Chenel Launches 4 oz. Line of Goat Cheese Logs

Sonoma, CA (Jan. 19, 2021) — Laura Chenel, America’s original producer of fresh goat cheese for restaurants and retail, announces at Specialty Food™ LIVE! a NEW line of 4 oz. logs in expanded flavors that showcase the versatility of fresh goat cheese and complement any occasion from breakfast to dinner.

LAURA CHENEL, MARIN FRENCH CHEESE CO. & ST. BENOIT CREAMERY Announce New Executive Leadership Team

Sonoma, CA (Dec. 22, 2020) — Laura Chenel Chevre, Inc., parent company to the brands Laura Chenel, Marin French Cheese Co. and St. Benoit Creamery, makers of the finest French-style cheese and dairy products in America, announces changes to its leadership team including the introduction of Chief Executive Officer Laure Chatard.

Laura Chenel Goat Milk Yogurt Expands Distribution

Sonoma, CA (July 27, 2020) — Laura Chenel, America’s original producer of high-quality goat milk cheese for chefs and consumers, is building on the success of its award-winning fresh and aged cheeses with expanded distribution of Laura Chenel Probiotic Goat Milk Yogurt.

Laura Chenel Creamy Original Spreadable Goat Cheese Wins Best in Class at the 2020 World Championship Cheese Contest

Judges at the 2020 World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin award Laura Chenel Creamy Spreadable Goat Cheese Best in Class in the Soft Goat's Milk Cheeses category with a score of 99.55!

Laura Chenel Crottin Wins 2020 Good Food Award

Sonoma, CA (Feb. 10, 2020) — Laura Chenel Crottin, an aged goat cheese based on the traditional French 3-ounce disc, won top honors in the overall cheese category for the West Region on Jan. 17 at the 10th Good Food Awards.

Laura Chenel Announces StarChefs Goat Cheese Recipe Contest Winners

Sonoma, CA (Nov. 25, 2019) — Laura Chenel, the original chef’s goat cheese and a foodservice industry favorite for 40 years, announces the winners of the StarChefs Goat Cheese Recipe Contest showcasing the creative potential of goat cheese in fresh, flavorful and contemporary recipes.

Laura Chenel and Domaine Carneros by Taittinger Collaborate with Humphry Slocombe

Sonoma County, CA (Oct. 15, 2019) — Celebrate two of NorCal’s favorite flavors when California’s original goat cheese creamery teams up with another California creamery known for its outrageous ice cream flavors and creative collaborations.

Laura Chenel Cranberry Medallion Returns for the Holidays

Sonoma, CA (Sept. 24, 2019) — Laura Chenel welcomes the holiday season with the return of its seasonal Cranberry Medallion, a limited-edition cheese made with fresh goat milk, diced cranberries and a touch of cinnamon.

Original Medallion Wins First Place at the 2019 American Cheese Soc

Sonoma, CA (Aug. 12, 2019) — For the second time in three years, Laura Chenel Original Medallion has won first place in the fresh goat cheese medallion category at the 2019 American Cheese Society Judging & Competition, the largest contest of its kind for American-made cheese

New Brand Identity

Sonoma, CA (July 8, 2019) — Laura Chenel, the trailblazing producer of artisan goat cheese in America, celebrates its 40 th anniversary with a new brand identity and enhanced packaging and products that distills its founding values of care, quality and community.

Laura Chenel Introduces Goat Milk Yogurt

Sonoma, CA (June 20, 2019) — Laura Chenel, America’s original producer of high-quality goat milk cheese, kicks off its 40th anniversary in 2019 with the launch of its Laura Chenel Probiotic Goat Milk Yogurt, a flavorful, healthy alternative to cow’s milk yogurt.

Ash-Rind Buchette Wins Best of Show at 2019 Cal State Fair

Sonoma, CA (May 22, 2019) - Laura Chenel’s Ash-Rind Buchette, a gorgeous Geotrichum-rind cheese, won the Best of Show award in the open category at the 2019 California State Fair in Sacramento.

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