Welcome to the California Cheese & Butter Association's website. The site contains information on membership, annual convention, special events, member companies, and links to other industry organizations that provide information on cheese and butter products.
The CCBA is trade organization for any person, company or organization engaged in the manufacture, sale, promotion or distribution of cheese or butter in the State of California. You'll want to visit the CCBA website often for updates on our special events and spring convention. If you are a newcomer to the website, please click on the About button to learn more about the history and purpose of the CCBA. You are also welcome to contact our office for further information.
California Cheese & Butter Association
1011 Pebble Beach Drive
Clayton, CA 94517
Executive Director: Lisa Waters
2013 CCBA California Love: Bring Back the 60’s Convention
The 48th Annual CCBA Convention was held April 18 - 20 at the Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa in Sonoma, California.
The weekend began with Thursday’s golf tournament at Eagle Vines Golf Club and dinner at the famed Swiss Hotel in Sonoma.
Convention speakers included Stephanie Bianco-Simeral, MS, RD, Chico State University, John Fiscalini, Fiscalini Cheese Company, Gillian Kennedy, Tillamook Cheese Company, Mac Moore, Cacique Inc., Moshe Rosenberg, D.Sc., UC Davis, Christopher Sawyer and Peter Smith, Lodge at Sonoma, Bud Tuohy, Challenge Dairy Products, Inc. and Rob Twyman, Whole Foods Market.
The 2013 honorees were Bud Tuohy, Challenge Dairy Products, Inc. Hall of Fame, and Pacific Cheese Company, Company of the Year.
Thank you to the following convention sponsors for their generous donations:
Challenge Dairy Products, Inc.
Great Lakes Cheese Company
Lactalis Deli US
Pacific Cheese Company
Our sincere thanks and gratitude to Convention Chairs -- Pete Friedman and Michael Tsoules and their committee, Gayle De Caro, Darcie Gettings Gorman, Kim Litwicki, Mark Mazur, Jennifer Mullen, and David Viviani.
Mark your calendars now for the 2014 CCBA Convention, March 27 - 30 at the La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California. Kim Litwicki, Pacific Cheese Company is the Convention Chair. Plans are underway for a great weekend at La Costa starting with the annual golf tournament at La Costa. Stay tuned for further details.