Yorkshire Wensleydale Celebrates International Awards Success

The Wensleydale Creamery celebrates full sweep of wins at the International Cheese and Dairy Awards including the Best Creamery Territorial Cheese

The Wensleydale Creamery, based in Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, is celebrating not just one, but eight wins at this year’s International Cheese and Dairy Awards (ICDA).

As the world’s largest cheese and dairy awards, the ICDA showcases over 5,000 cheeses from across the globe and champions the leading cheese and dairy producers.

A particular highlight was the Berkel Trophy Best Creamery Territorial cheese for its Yorkshire Wensleydale, which saw the Yorkshire-based creamery go up against the likes of Double Gloucester, Red Leicester and Cheshire Cheese for the top spot.

FULL LIST OF AWARDS:

·       Yorkshire Wensleydale – Gold x 2

·       Silver – Yorkshire Wensleydale – Silver x 2

·       Kit Calvert Old-Style Wensleydale – Silver x 1

·       Yorkshire Wensleydale – Bronze x 1

·       Yorkshire Wensleydale & Pineapple – Bronze x 1

It wasn’t just the ICDA where Wensleydale Creamery triumphed – it also took home eight awards at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show, including a prestigious Gold & Best Butter for its Yorkshire Butter.

Sandra Bell, Wensleydale Creamery’s Marketing Manager, commented: “Being recognised in both the International Cheese and Dairy Awards and at The Great Yorkshire Show is testament to the quality of our products and the skill of our cheesemakers. Bringing together producers and retailers from across the world, the awards really put on show the best of the best in the cheese and dairy industry, so to have been recognised in multiple categories is incredible. We’re really proud of the whole team that make Yorkshire Wensleydale what it is.”

For more information on the range of products available from the Wensleydale Creamery, visit: https://www.wensleydale.co.uk/.

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