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WSU animal sciences nabs third consecutive ‘Big Scoop’ win
July 19, 2017

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – For the third year in a row, the Department of Animal Sciences at WSU has claimed the national ice cream trophy, the “Big Scoop.”

Ask Dr. Universe: What exactly is cheese?
August 2, 2016

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – Cheese is delicious. At least, that’s this cat’s professional opinion. For the more scientific answer, I visited the cheese makers here at Washington State University.

Whey facility will clean waste, provide career training
April 5, 2016

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – When the Washington State University creamery makes cheese, only 10 percent of the milk purchased from WSU’s Knott Dairy winds up in the final product. That will change soon when ground is broken on a new expansion.

WSU Creamery announces new manager
May 21, 2015

Angela Lenssen, School of Food Science

Haugen-webPULLMAN, Wash. – John Haugen will manage the Washington State University Creamery effective Aug. 1. He has been assistant manager since 1999.

WSU regents approve Food Quality Building addition
October 24, 2014

By Kathy Barnard, WSU University Communications

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Creamery will be able to turn a drain on its resources into a possible new revenue stream and educational tool, thanks to action by the WSU Board of Regents today.

WSU Cheese Wiz: Oh, the places he has gone
August 4, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

YagerPULLMAN, Wash. – Since passing an exam to become one of the first certified professional cheese experts, Nial Yager has participated in the World Cup of cheese.

Not as a contender, mind you, but as a judge.

WSU Apple Cup Crisp ice cream wins nationwide contest
July 15, 2014

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

apple-cup-crisp-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Apple Cup Crisp ice cream from Washington State University has been named the grand champion out of 12 university-made ice cream flavors in the 2014 Progressive Dairyman magazine’s Flavor Faceoff

Crowds prompt Ferdinand’s to open this Saturday
April 22, 2014

Ferdinand's-80PULLMAN, Wash. — There’s good news for anyone craving Ferdinand’s ice cream this weekend. The Washington State University creamery’s ice cream shop will be open 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

Cheesemaker, mentor, agent for change
March 16, 2007

Christina Alexandre-Zeoli is passionate about her work, and understandably so. She has worked as the principal cheesemaker for the WSU creamery, making the famous Cougar Gold, American cheddars and Viking cheeses.“I love what I do; it’s my passion,” she said. “To see all the cheese lined up in the cooler, I think, ‘I’m part of a proud tradition that brings people joy.’ ”Alexandre-Zeoli started out in shipping in 2002 before becoming the cheesemaker in 2004. Once there, she quickly became an advocate for the student employees. At times she spent her off hours considering how to accommodate students’ needs, training goals and how to make … » More …