Joan of Arc® 90th Anniversary Winner

RICHFIELD, Wis., March 2009 – DCI Cheese Company, the leading supplier of high-quality, specialty cheese, today announced the winner of their Joan of Arc Cheese 90th Anniversary Paris Trip Sweepstakes. For 90 years, Joan of Arc Cheese has been a legend in the Deli Case. To cap off a year-long celebration, DCI announced that Jennifer Jones-Gray, who purchased the cheese at Sweetbay Supermarket in Florida, was the lucky sweepstakes winner.

Joan of Arc consumers had an opportunity to win a once in a lifetime trip to Paris. In-store displays showcased Joan of Arc cheese including holiday recipes and coupons. "Winning the Paris Trip sweepstakes has been a special experience, and I still can't believe I even got the call," said Jennifer.

Joan of Arc is the oldest trademarked brand of French Brie in the United States. Recognized for exceptional flavor, Joan of Arc is a leader in the brie category, bringing to market flavorful bries – the most popular variety of French cheese on the market - as well as other fine French favorites, such as Camembert, Coulommiers, Goat Brie and Chèvre.

Brie originates in the region of Ile-de-France, and is be traced back to the 5th century. Fifteen centuries later, people around the world still debate whether "to eat or not to eat" the edible, white rind. “DCI Cheese is delighted to award Joan of Arc 90th anniversary sweepstakes to celebrate our long history of delighting consumers with wonderful French cheeses,” said Tom Hickey, director of marketing for DCI Cheese. “We’re pleased to extend our French hospitality to Jennifer.”

About DCI Cheese Company

An innovative leader in the cheese industry since 1975, DCI Cheese Company is the leading supplier of high-quality, value-added specialty cheese, offering an impressive portfolio of top cheese brands, such as County Line®, King’s Choice®, Nikos®, Organic Creamery® and Salemville®, among others. For more information on the Wisconsin-based DCI Cheese Company and their portfolio of specialty cheese brands, visit DCI Cheese Company’s website at