5 Reasons Why We Like Our New Vac Packer

Yes, our life is that exciting that Stu and I keep commenting to each other how much we like our new vac packer.  It is not that much bigger in footprint than our old vac packer, maybe  a little longer but oh so much faster. Vac packers are a much under looked and under planned piece of kit in a …

Something Interesting Happening in the World of Goat Milk

We buy in the region of 175,000 litres of goat milk a year;  sourcing a consistent supply throughout the year has presented problems to us in the past.  The availability of local, good quality goat milk lies very close to my heart, for without it, we would rapidly come unstuck.  We have been with our current supplier for a couple …

A Ribblesdale Cheese Press Release (with a little help from the Great Taste Award team)

PRESS RELEASE   The 2013 Great Taste results are now out and Ribblesdale Cheese is a winner   Hawes based Ribblesdale Cheese is celebrating the news that its Matured Natural Rinded Goat cheese has wowed judges in Great Taste 2013 by being awarded 3 stars – in the world’s largest and most rigorous food awards scheme involving over 400 judges …

Another Day in the Life of Ribblesdale Cheese

Apologies for the lack of blogging over the last 6 weeks or so.  I would like to say I was suffering the effects of a serious night-life, too much alcohol, dancing and general up to no-goodness, but I would be lying.  The truth is more that I have been without telephone and internet at home for most of the last …

A Gold at Nantwich for our New Mystery Cheese!

Ribblesdale Cheese wins a Gold  Cheese Award Nantwich International Cheese Awards – Ribblesdale Cheese, artisan cheese makers based in North Yorkshire, have won a gold award at the International Cheese Awards on 30 and 31 July in Nantwich, England. The annual cheese show consisted of 190 international judges and over 4,200 cheese entries, a record number, from over 27 countries.  This is a link to results. We also won a bronze for our Matured Natural Rinded Goat cheese …