Global Cheese Champion 2016
Fantastic news today as Long Clawson Dairy have taken home the coveted Global Cheese Champion award at the Global Cheese Awards, held in Frome. The awards are held at the longest running cheese show in Britain and showcase a myriad of cheese and dairy products from all over the UK.
There are various categories you can enter, with the top three securing a certificate and rosette prize. Although being Global Cheese Champion was the highlight of the event, Long Clawson also managed to won both the categories for Best Blue Cheese and Best Vegetarian Cheese with our Blue Stilton.
And to top it all off, we also brought home five gold, one silver and two bronze awards in other categories!
Here is a summary of the awards won:
Global Cheese Champion – Blue Stilton
Best Blue Cheese – Blue Stilton
Best Vegetarian cheese – Blue Stilton
Gold Award – Red Leicester Category – Aged Leicestershire Red
Gold Award – Aged Red Leicester Category – Aged Leicestershire Red
Gold Award – Whole Blue Stilton Category – Blue Stilton
Gold Award – Shropshire Blue Category – Shropshire Blue
Gold Award – Vegetarian Blue Cheese Category – Blue Stilton
Silver Award – 2x Stilton Halves Category – Blue Stilton
Bronze Award – Whole Blue Stilton Category – Blue Stilton
Bronze Award – Vegetarian Blue Cheese Category – Claxstone Smooth Blue
With Blue Stilton winning the majority of the individual awards, it’s a huge honour, achievement and testament to the outstanding quality of our products to win the Global Cheese Champion award for 2016.