Long Clawson Dairy’s scooped up five awards at the 183rd Bakewell Show.

Claxstone Smooth Blue, loved for it’s creamy, smooth texture and classic ‘Blue’ characteristics, making it a big hit with cheese connoisseurs, received three awards:

    • The UK Cheese Guild Supreme Champion trophy for best cheese in the 2013;
    • The Hugh Young Memorial Trophy for Best Cows Milk Cheese;
    • Chatsworth Choice – judged by the Duchess of Devonshire

And Long Clawson Aged Leicestershire Red was awarded the Specialist Cheesemakers Association Trophy for Best Farm Cheese and Blue Stilton® was awarded The Stilton® Cheesemakers Association Trophy for Best Blue Stilton®

Just last week, Long Clawson Dairy won Supreme Champion, UK Champion and three Gold awards at the Nantwich International Cheese Awards.

Janice Breedon, Marketing Manager at Long Clawson Dairy said: “We’re thrilled to have won Supreme Champion at two very prestigious events this year, following on from the success at Royal Bath and West Show in 2012 where we also won the title of Supreme Champion.

“Claxstone Smooth Blue is new to the market and already extremely popular. It’s wonderful to receive such prestigious awards for a new product and I know that the team at the dairy will be delighted that their hard work has been recognised.”