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26/07/2016

A really GREAT Yorkshire Show!

This year’s Great Yorkshire Show saw the first Cheese & Dairy Show in the brand new food hall; a multi-million pound investment offering more space, updated facilities, and a state of the art exhibition hall to be proud of. The Wensleydale Creamery stand was busier than ever! Sampling our range of handcrafted cheeses, as well as Yorkshire Yogurt, we took old favourites such as Yorkshire Wensleydale, Wensleydale Blue, and Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries, as well as some exciting new varieties such as Yorkshire Wensleydale & Limoncello, and our truly Yorkshire... Read More

01/07/2016
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Wensleydale Creamery Mature Cheddar with Black Sheep Riggwelter Ale Launches in Waitrose

Two iconic Yorkshire producers, The Wensleydale Creamery and Black Sheep Brewery, have partnered to produce a Mature Cheddar with Black Sheep Riggwelter Ale, launching in Waitrose stores this week. The Wensleydale Creamery has carefully combined the roasted malt flavour of Riggwelter, Black Sheep’s strong Yorkshire Ale, with a selected rich, creamy mature cheddar, to give cheese lovers a true taste of Yorkshire. The award-winning Wensleydale Creamery, based at Hawes in Wensleydale, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park is home of the famous Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese. It is... Read More

23/06/2016
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The Wensleydale Creamery Targets Growing Convenience Sector Across Europe

The Wensleydale Creamery has struck a deal with French retailers, Carrefour and Auchan, to launch a range of its sliced blended cheeses, as the Creamery builds on its export success in Europe. The sliced range, which includes Cheddar with Caramelised Onions, Double Gloucester with Onion & Chives, Hot & Spicy Cheddar, and Cheddar with Cracked Black Pepper, are now available nearly in 200 Carrefour stores across France. A deal has also been made with Auchan, who will be launching two variants of the sliced blended cheese packs. Exports to Europe... Read More

17/06/2016
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Wensleydale Creamery serves up a cheeseboard treat

The Wensleydale Creamery, based in Hawes (17 miles up the Dale from Leyburn), is this year’s headline sponsor of the new-look Dales Festival of Food & Drink, and is bringing its range of delicious handcrafted cheeses along to the festival. As well as sampling their range of award-winning cheeses including favourites such as Yorkshire Wensleydale, Wensleydale Blue, and Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries, there will also be Yorkshire Yogurt available to sample, and delicious cheeseboard platters to buy and enjoy during your visit. Come along to their stand to choose from... Read More

03/06/2016
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British Cheese Awards 2016

This year’s British Cheese Awards took place at the Royal Bath & West Show, on Wednesday 1st June. Cheese and dairy producers from all over Britain enter their products to be judged by panel of industry experts, and this is the first major “competition” of the season. We were delighted to receive a number of accolades; Best Territorial – Traditional Double Gloucester Gold – Traditional Double Gloucester Silver – Yorkshire Wensleydale Silver – Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries Our cheeses were also entered by retailers, and we were awarded the following medals:... Read More

23/05/2016
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Award-winning Yorkshire food producers collaborate to create a delicious NEW chutney

Two of Yorkshire’s award-winning food producers have collaborated to produce a delicious NEW chutney. Rosebud Preserves and The Wensleydale Creamery, who both use simple ingredients, traditional recipes and time-honoured techniques, have created a Yorkshire Wensleydale Chutney. • Yorkshire Wensleydale Chutney (£3.40/198g) A classic combination of fresh Bramley apples, plump sultanas and traditional spices. Perfect with Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese. Bramley apples 50%, onions, sultanas, unrefined sugar, malt vinegar (barley), spices, sea salt. Elspeth Biltoft, owner and founder of Rosebud Preserves, says: “We wanted to work with a local cheese-maker to develop... Read More

13/05/2016
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Iconic Yorkshire Producers Unite to create Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake Ice Cream

The Wensleydale Creamery is celebrating the start of Summer with the launch of a Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake ice cream, to be sold at the Creamery’s popular Visitor Centre. The Creamery, based at Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, has partnered with fellow Wensleydale dairy manufacturer, Brymor Ice Cream, to create a unique flavour of their Real Dairy Ice Cream; Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake. Inspired by the famous signature dish; Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake, served at The Wensleydale Creamery’s Visitor Centre, the ice cream is... Read More

29/04/2016
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Iconic Yorkshire Food Producer The Wensleydale Creamery Serves Up New Two Year Deal with Yorkshire Cricket

The Yorkshire Dales’ famous cheese-maker announces two year sponsorship extension with Yorkshire County Cricket Club to support sales at home and away. The Wensleydale Creamery, producers of the famous Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese [protected with European Protected Food Name Status], has today announced a two year contract extension to its official partnership with Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The renewal deal will see the historic Yorkshire cheese-maker’s logo displayed on the County Championship winner’s shirts, supported by a package of branding rights at Headingley in all forms of cricket until 2018. David... Read More

22/04/2016
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Food & Drink Expo 2016 – The Round Up!

We were delighted to take a stand and bring The Wensleydale Creamery to this year’s Food & Drink Expo, to meet with contacts and customers old and new. The show was vibrant and exciting with a wealth of different food and drink producers, wholesalers and independent businesses; all of whom were passionate about growing their businesses and working together. On The Wensleydale Creamery stand we displayed our full range of handcrafted cheeses including Yorkshire Wensleydale (which has European protected food name status), Wensleydale Blue and Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries, as... Read More

06/04/2016
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Wensleydale Creamery Announced As Main Sponsor Of The Dales Festival Of Food & Drink

The Wensleydale Creamery has been announced as the main sponsor for the 2016 Dales Festival of Food & Drink (18th – 19th June 2016). The festival is back with a new look event for 2016 [and with a new organising team behind it], being held in the market place of Leyburn. The announcement today that The Wensleydale Creamery will be sponsoring the 2016 festival has helped to safeguard the future of this popular food and drink festival for the Dales. The Wensleydale Creamery, based at Hawes in Wensleydale, [in the... Read More