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SGS will be exhibiting at the International Cheese Technology Expo at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, WI, April 17-19, 2018


Hosted by Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) and the Center for Dairy Research (CDR), the International Cheese Tech Expo (ICTE) brings together over 3,500 cheese industry leaders, suppliers and marketers to share information about the latest in cheese technology, new products, whey opportunities, product safety, marketing and additional issues affecting the industry.


Organizers are aiming for greater diversity than ever at this year’s show having formed new partnerships with the U.S. Dairy Export Council, the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy and the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.

Experts from SGS will be at Booth 1840, joining almost 300 companies in the event’s largest-ever exhibit hall to showcase the latest technology and services. 

Cherie Gudz, VP of Food Sales and Marketing said: “As a world-leader in food safety audits and certification, our team of experts will be on hand to share the latest thinking and best practices with industry leaders, marketers, safety professionals and cheesemakers. 

“Through our training and inspection, audit and certification, testing and advisory services, we can independently audit processes and systems against the requirements of world-class standards. Our services help producers and suppliers adopt the highest standards in food safety to meet their regulatory requirements and contractual obligations, gain access to global markets and ensure quality and safety become synonymous with their brand.”

ICTE 2018 seminars will explore five main themes: challenges in global trade, pathogen control and food safety, cheese quality issues and solutions, growth opportunities in specialty cheese, and a focus on whey and dairy proteins.

Tom Vilsack, president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, will lead the opening keynote address on Wednesday, April 18 at 8 am to discuss opportunities around the globe for U.S. dairy exports.

Judy Keller, WCMA events director said: “ICTE 2018 connects you with the people you need to know to create better products, streamline your business processes, maximize your workforce and reach new consumers.  Make plans now to join us – and more than 3,500 of your friends and colleagues – for the educational and networking opportunities you need to grow your business now.”
Visit SGS at Booth 1840, ICTE, Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, WI, April 17-19, 2018.

For more information on ICTE 2018’s complete schedule of events and to register, visit or contact Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association at 608-286-1001.


About SGS 

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.