“Don Francisco Artisan Crafted & Award-Winning Cheeses
by Rizo-Lopez Foods, INC.”

United States Champion Cheese Contest

2019 Cotija Best of Class Hard Cheese
2019 Oaxaca 3rd Place String Cheese
2007 Fresco Best of Class Queso Frescos

World Championship Cheese Contest

2010 Panela 2nd Place Queso Frescos
2008 Oaxaca Best of Class String Cheese

World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest


2011 Panela 1st, 2nd, 3rd Latin American Cheese Class
2010 Strawberry Banana Drinkable Yogurt 1st Place In its class

American Cheese Society (ACS) Contest

2019 Cotija 1st Place
2019 Oaxaca 3rd Place
2018 Oaxaca 2nd Place
2018 Cotija 3rd Place


California State Fair Cheese Competition

2009 Gold Award
2003 Gold and Silver Awards

Los Angeles County Fair International Dairy Competition

2002 Gold Award Dairy Products Category
2001 Gold Award Dairy Products Category