Sep 19, 2013 — NCPR is media sponsor for Saturday's 9th annual Cream Cheese Festival in downtown Lowville. The event celebrates Lowville's distinction as home of the world's largest cream cheese manufacturing plant. Todd Moe spoke with Eric Virkler, Director of Economic Development and Planning for Lewis County, who says the event includes music, art, contests and lots of cheesecake. Virkler says a team from the Lowville Kraft plant will attempt to make a 6,000-pound cheesecake and set a new world record. Go to full article
Typically-sized cheesecakes in Wisconsin. Photo: meryddian, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Sep 18, 2013 — LOWVILLE, N.Y. (AP) The upstate New York village that's home to the world's largest producer of Philadelphia Cream Cheese will try to break the world record for the largest cheesecake.
Local media outlets report that the record-breaking attempt will be the highlight of this Saturday's annual Cream Cheese Festival in the Lewis County village of Lowville, 60 miles northeast of Syracuse. Go to full article
Slicing and serving cheese cake at last year's festival in Lowville. Photo: creamcheesefestival.com
Lowville, NY, Sep 13, 2012 — The largest cheesecake in the country will be the centerpiece of the 8th annual Lowville Cream Cheese Festival on Saturday. The event celebrates the region's dairy industry and the village's cream cheese plant. The day's events include music, activities for kids, contests, lots of food and the gigantic cheese cake. Todd Moe spoke with organizer Eric Virkler. Go to full article