Wisconsin hosts the largest dairy competition in the world

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The largest technical cheese, butter and yogurt competition in the world starts Tuesday in Wisconsin, with a record 3,667 entries from 26 nations.

The 55 judges taste, sniff and inspect the 132 classes of dairy products during the biennial World Championship Cheese Contest.

The judges include cheese graders, cheese buyers, dairy science professors, and researchers from 19 nations and 14 states.