Our Gold Award: Nantwich 2012

At last, as promised!  Here is a picture of our Gold award from Nantwich 2012.  This is for our Matured Natural Rinded Goat cheese. This is based on our Original Goat recipe (which is vegetarian) which when made, we let mature in vac packs for about 6-9 months.  We then take it out of their packs and wrap it in …

Meeting our Customer Cheeseworks, Kent

Whilst I was at Olympia, I dropped by our customer Cheeseworks’ stand. It was lovely to meet Stuart there; nice to put a face to a voice when we speak on the phone – Cheeseworks are lovely people and a good customer of ours. They had a really impressive stand, including samples of our Ribblesdale Smoked Superior Goat which you …

50,000 Hits on Ribblesdale Cheese Blog!

Right now, as at 6.30am on Tuesday 11th September 2012, we have had exactly 50,000 hits on our cheese blog. WordPress gives you stats on the country of the person looking at the blog and we have had 50,000 hits from people in 125 countries – amazing, from Mongolia to Puerto Rico to South Africa. We have 65 people following …

Going to the Olympia Fine Food Show

Last week, I was invited to attend a customer’s stand, Cheese Cellar, at the Olympia Fine Food Show. It has been a while since I last visited the Olympia show and although it was very short notice and the train fare astronomical, I thought it would be a good thing: to support our customer, meet people and to see the show and to …

Two of Ribblesdale Cheeses Shortlisted at 2012 British Cheese Awards

I received an e-mail the other day updating us about the final competition we entered this year, the British Cheese Awards.  This is what they say: The judging of the 19th British Cheese Awards took place on Friday 31st August on Churchill Village Green. 55 judges from around the world judged 782cheeses made by 181 British & Irish cheesemakers which represents over 70% of the British cheese industry.  A shortlist of medal winners [around …