Saputo Cheese USA wins 2014 American Package Design Award from Graphic Design USA magazine for redesign of Joan of Arc brand

RICHFIELD, Wisconsin , March 3, 2014 (press release) – Saputo Cheese USA Inc. (“Saputo”), has been granted a 2014 American Package Design Award from Graphic Design USA magazine for the redesign of its Joan of Arc® brand.

For five decades, Graphic Design USA magazine has sponsored national competitions recognizing the country’s pre-eminent graphic designers. This year’s competition received 1,800 entries, placing Saputo’s winning entry among the best designed and most innovative packaging in the food and beverage industry.

The Joan of Arc® cheese line has been imported since 1918 and features a variety of French and French-style favorites including lavish double and triple crème brie, flavor-infused double crème brie, Camembert, goat brie, chèvre and Roquefort cheeses. The redesign was first introduced on the brand’s brie cheeses in 2013 in honor of the line’s 95th anniversary. The award-winning look will be rolled out to the brand’s remaining offerings this spring.

“Our in-house team of designers has been recognized with awards year-after-year honoring their abilities to separate our brands from the competition,” says Katie Jury, Marketing Manager for Saputo’s specialty cheese division. “Their most recent award-winning design helps to keep our Joan of Arc® brand fresh and communicates the line’s key points of difference.”

Full details about the Joan of Arc® brand are available on its website: Retailers interested in carrying Joan of Arc® cheeses can contact a Saputo sales representative by e-mail at or by phone at 1-800-782-0741.

About Saputo

Saputo produces, markets, and distributes a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, extended shelf-life milk and cream products, cultured products and dairy ingredients. We are one of the top ten dairy processors in the world, the largest in Canada, the third largest in Argentina and among the top three cheese producers in the United States. Our products are sold in more than 40 countries under well-known brand names such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Baxter, Dairyland, Dragone, DuVillage 1860, Friendship, Frigo Cheese Heads, Great Midwest, King’s Choice, Kingsey, La Paulina, Milk2Go, Neilson, Nutrilait, Ricrem, Salemville, Stella and Treasure Cave. Saputo Inc. is a publicly traded company whose shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “SAP”.

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