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
2015 CCBA 50th Anniversary Convention – Fabulous 50’s
The CCBA 50th Anniversary Convention, Fabulous 50’s was held April 16 – 19, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Resort in Incline Village, Nevada.
The weekend opened with Thursday’s welcome reception at the Lone Eagle Grille overlooking Lake Tahoe.
Convention speakers included:
Dale Andersen, President/CEO, Delkor Systems, Inc.
Blake Anderson, Senior Vice President, New Business Development, California Dairies, Inc.
Rebekah Baker, Corporate Director of Specialty Cheese, Nugget Markets
Steve Dietz, Vice President, Marketing, Purchasing and Customer Service/Satisfaction, Tony’s Fine Foods
Mark Estee, Owner/Head Chef, Campo Reno
Alan Kubler, Executive Chef, Hyatt Regency
Mike McKinnon, Vice President, Purchasing/Research and Development, Real Mex
Thank you to the following convention sponsors for their generous donations:
BelGioioso Cheese Inc.
Challenge Dairy Products, Inc.
Emmi Roth USA, Inc.
Great Lakes Cheese Company
Lactalis Deli US
Monterrey Provision Company
Saputo Specialty Cheese
Select Trade Sales & Marketing
Talamo Food Service Inc.
We wish to gratefully thank the Convention Chair, Kim Litwicki and her committee: Merrick Browne, Gayle and Andy De Caro, Pete Friedman, Darcie Gettings-Gorman, Mark and Lynn Mazur, Mac Moore, Paul Miller, Jennifer Mullen and Mike Repetto.
Plans are underway for CCBA’s 51st Convention, being held at the Temecula Creek Inn, April 14 – 17, 2016. Further details on our program will be available soon.