We recently welcomed our business associate and friend, Hannah Thompson, to The Wensleydale Creamery, to show off all things Wensleydale! Hannah is Director of Business Development for All Nations Cheese Organisation (ANCO), our US distribution partner. We’ve been working with ANCO for eight years, and approximately 50% of our cheese that is exported, is sold in the US. En-route to Wensleydale from the airport, Hannah, accompanied by Phil Jones (Wensleydale Creamery Director) visited a number of retailers, to see our products on shelves here in the UK. Upon arrival at... Read More
Real butter fans can now enjoy a taste of Yorkshire, as Yorkshire Butter hits our shelves this week. The Wensleydale Creamery, based at Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, has added Yorkshire Butter to its award-winning line up. The famous dairy producer and maker of Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese (PGI) has announced that its popular Dales Butter will relaunch under the Yorkshire Butter brand name. Traditionally churned from fresh Yorkshire cream, the rich and creamy butter is available now from Asda, Booths, Tesco, Waitrose, independent retailers and The Wensleydale... Read More
Yorkshire’s finest food and drink producers will be showcased to the world’s media during the Tour de Yorkshire. Journalists from across the world will descend on Yorkshire for the international cycle race, which begins in Bridlington on Friday 28th April with the finale in Fox Valley on Sunday 30th April. Media centres will be in place at all the finishes in Scarborough, Harrogate and Fox Valley where journalists can keep up with all the racing action, file copy and feast on delicacies from some of Yorkshire’s best loved food and... Read More
The Wensleydale Creamery, based at Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, has teamed up with Yorkshire’s rising star and award-winning pastel artist, Lucy Pittaway, to host an ongoing art exhibition at its Visitor Centre.
Yorkshire Puddings are a British icon – something enjoyed with the Sunday roast by families across the nation. The origin of this delicacy can be traced back at least as far as 1737 (then known as a “dripping pudding”) when cooks would serve the pudding with a thick sauce or gravy ahead of the main roast dinner, in an effort to stem the appetite; meat was a very expensive commodity. As the years have gone by, love for the Yorkshire Pudding has grown, and one of its most famous fans... Read More
The Creamery is looking for more farmers to expand its milk producer group. The Wensleydale Creamery, the famous Yorkshire Dales cheese-maker, has celebrated the 20th anniversary of the formation of its dedicated Milk Producer Group. The Creamery at Hawes, in Wensleydale is now sourcing milk from over 40 local farms, contributing more than £12million to the local economy through milk payments, wages and purchases. A modern success story, The Wensleydale Creamery is going from strength to strength as it looks forward to a strong start to 2017, following a £5million... Read More
Award-winning cheese-makers, The Wensleydale Creamery, based at Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, has launched a new blue cheese, adding to its artisan cheese portfolio. The new cheese, Blue 16, a ‘modern-day blue cheese’ has been developed to appeal to blue cheese lovers looking for variety, combining traditional flavours with a modern twist. Crafted and perfected during 2016, Blue 16 marks a significant milestone year for The Wensleydale Creamery in which its new dairy development at Hawes was completed. An eye catching russet colour, Blue 16 is full... Read More
Today is one of the most special, the most wonderful days of the year. Whether it’s sunny, cloudy, snowy even (!) – you won’t find a better day! Today we celebrate God’s Own County – Yorkshire. Legendary for its stunning landscape, including coast and countryside, sporting heroes, flat caps, and amazing food, including of course Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese, we explore ways in which The Wensleydale Creamery and Visitor Centre is connected to this incredible county. The Yorkshire Dales National Park is the home of The Wensleydale Creamery. Set in the... Read More