Australian Grand Dairy Awards

FOR MANUFACTURERS

AGDA 2018 Key Dates


  • Entry invitation email sent to all eligible applicants*: 16/08/2017

  • Entry closing date: 20/09/2017
  • Entry delivery kits sent: 05/10/2017
  • Product delivery dates dairy: 25/10/2017 & 26/10/2017
  • Product delivery dates cheese: 30/10/2017 & 31/10/2017
  • Dairy product judging: 27/10/2017
  • Cheese judging: 01/11/2017
  • Finalists notified: Early November
  • Winners announcement: Early February

*WA applicants may receive their invite at a later date.


Qualifying competitions for the 2018 Australian Grand Dairy Awards

Nominated Qualifying Competition
Judging Dates 
2017 Sydney Royal Cheese & Dairy Produce Awards
 13-16 Feb
2017 DIAA Dairy Product Competition WA
 9 Feb
2017 DIAA Dairy Product Competition Victoria & National 
 6-8 March
2017 DIAA Dairy Product Competition NSW
 31 May-1 June
2017 Royal Queensland Cheese & Dairy Produce Show
 22-25 May
2017 DIAA  Dairy Product Competition Qld
 6-7 April
2017 Melbourne Royal Agricultural Society Fine Foods Awards
 10 July
2017 Adelaide Royal Show Dairy Product Competition & DIAA
 6-7 July
2017 Tasmania Royal Agricultural Society Fine Foods Awards
 27-30 July
2017 Perth Royal Show Dairy Product Competition
 17-22 August

Classes

CHEESE PRODUCTS
  DAIRY PRODUCTS
FRESH UNRIPENED CHEESE
(INCLUDING STRETCHED CURD)
  NATURAL YOGURT
WHITE MOULD
  FLAVOURED YOGURT
SEMI-HARD/EYE-CHEESE
  ICE CREAM
CHEDDAR-STYLE CHEESE
  DAIRY GELATO
HARD CHEESE
  DAIRY DESSERT
BLUE CHEESE
  MILK
FLAVOURED CHEESE
  SPECIALTY WHITE DAIRY DRINK
GOAT'S/SHEEP'S MILK CHEESE
  FLAVOURED DAIRY DRINK
WASHED/MIXED RIND CHEESE
(New class)
  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.

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