World Dairy Expo contest auction sets new record
“We were absolutely thrilled with this year’s contest,” said Brad Legreid, WDPA executive director. “We achieved a record number of 415 entries for the 2008 contest, which translates into an average growth of 30% for each of the contest’s first six years. To grow this quickly, in such a short period of time, is a direct reflection of the enthusiastic support the
“It is extremely gratifying to see how the industry has embraced this contest and shown its support by making it the third-largest dairy contest in the
A portion of the auction proceeds, which totaled $34,432.05, will be used to fund the Dr. Robert Bradley Scholarship Fund which will be awarded annually to a deserving student pursuing a career in the dairy industry. Proceeds will also be used to defray contest expenses. Product donations were made to the
Leading the winning entries was the Grand Champion Award for Grade A and Ice Cream, which went to Dean Foods of
A complete list of winners can be found at www.wdpa.net.