Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority Back Redevelopment of Wensleydale Creamery

We are delighted to announce that plans to redevelopment our 60 year old Creamery site at Hawes have been granted planning permission by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. This marks the first stage in our bid to improve efficiency, capacity and continued production of Real Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese in Wensleydale, for decades to come.   David Hartley, managing director of The Wensleydale Creamery, commented: “We are delighted with the decision by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority to grant our application to redevelop our Creamery building, at Hawes. The decision recognises and... Read More


Slicing into the Pre-Cut Cheese Market

The Creamery has seen its newly developed sliced, blended pre-packed cheeses hit shelves in Morrisons, capitalising on the emerging new market within the cheese sector. Over the past year, popularity of natural cheddar slices has increased above that of processed sliced cheese, as consumers look for quick and easy to use cheese without compromising on flavour or quality. Following customer demand for natural sliced cheese, the Wensleydale Creamery has produced four sliced blended cheese variants which are now being sold in Morrisons stores nationwide. The sliced cheese range includes Naturally Smoked Cheddar,... Read More


Wensleydale Creamery Crowned Supreme Champion at British Cheese Awards

The Wensleydale Creamery is celebrating further success after walking away with the ‘Supreme Champion’ Award for its Wensleydale Blue cheese at the 19th British Cheese Awards, held at City Hall in Cardiff. The annual event saw the best cheesemakers from across the nation gather on the eve of the Great British Cheese Festival to celebrate the Oscars of the dairy world and signal the start of British Cheese Week (22- 30 Sept). The judges nosed and nibbled over 900 cheeses to narrow the field to a list of winners in... Read More


Wensleydale Creamery Leads the Cheesemakers Charge by Increasing Milk Price

Milk price increase by cheese producer aims to encourage other manufacturers and retailers to support their dedicated farmers and the remaining 50% of farmers struggling to supply the dairy trade The Wensleydale Creamery, producers of the famous Real Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese, today announced it will increase the pence per litre (ppl) it pays its Wensleydale farmers for their milk*, in a bid to support them and the other 50% of struggling dairy farmers who supply to the non-liquid milk markets.   The Creamery will offer 28.5 ppl for milk, a... Read More