MADISON, WI (Ben Caxton) — Westby brand organic sour cream has taken top honors at the Wisconsin State Fair in madison. The Dairy Promotions Board awarded first place to Westby, a first for one of its organic products. A conventional Westby sour cream took second place and Westby brand conventional French onion dip took first place honors for the second year in a row. Dairy companies from across Wisconsin submitted a record 445 cheese, butter and other dairy food entries in the 2019 competition. The award was presented at the State Fair on Thursday, August 8 during the 2019 Blue Ribbon Dairy Products Auction. This auction raises funds for student scholarships and dairy promotions. Westby Cooperative Creamery has been in continual operation since 1903 and is unique in that it accepts both organic and conventional milk from its patron-member-owners.