Bison Foods


Buffalo, N.Y. -- Hometown favorite Bison® French Onion Dip brought home the gold at the Great New York State Fair, held from August 25-September 5, 2016, in Syracuse, N.Y.

Bison French Onion Dip won 1st place in the Dairy Dips category at a ceremony to kick off the 40th annual Dairy Day, cementing itself as the best-tasting dip in New York State. Their newest flavor, Bison Bacon French Onion Dip, was honored with an Award of Excellence in the category. 

In addition, Bison Lowfat Cottage Cheese won the Gold medal in its category, as did Bison Sour Cream, with Bison Nonfat Cottage Cheese also receiving another Award of Excellence. Representatives were on hand to accept the recognition for their products, as determined by a panel of judges from state government, academia and retail, who rated the products based on appearance, texture and taste, and scored them on a 100 point value scale.

"For generations, no party, picnic or sporting event has been complete without the presence of Bison French Onion Dip, and we're excited to see the soaring popularity of one of our newest offerings, Bison Bacon French Onion Dip," said Mark Serling, Sr. Director of Sales and Marketing. "Bison Dips have had a huge, enthusiastic fanbase for years, and it's gratifying to see the judges agree with what consumers already know."

Bison is a brand of Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc.

About Upstate Niagara Cooperative

Owned by 360 member dairy farms, Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. is a food and beverage company that has offered innovative, award winning, high-quality dairy products since 1965, and whose success is based on a commitment to quality that extends to every stage of operations, from the farm to the consumer. Their product offerings include milk, flavored milk beverages, yogurt, dip, sour cream, cottage cheese, and ice cream mix products marketed under the Upstate Farms®Bison®, and Intense Milk® brands.

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