Two US, Vermont-based artisan producers, Caledonia Spirits and Jasper Hill Farm, have come together to release a second batch of their special-edition “Ginnimere” cheese, which is a creative twist on Japer Hill’s Winnimere cheese using Caledonia Spirits’ flagship gin.
I realise many of you have had a longer lockdown than the UK, and have emerged to a new world where we all wear face masks and observe social distancing. We watch with hope as those of you wander out into the new world in whatever country you’re in, and try to make this new way of moving about work.
The Wensleydale Creamery, producer of award-winning Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese, has launched three limited edition truckles set to transform the cheeseboard at home and the growing trend of Zoom cheese and wine nights.
Something exciting for us cheese folks (and the many fans of cheese) is happening this upcoming weekend – the British Cheese Weekenders, an online cheese festival featuring live-streamed talks, tastings, farm tours, quizzes and cookery demos by some of the country’s leading cheese experts.
One of the strange by-products of this particular downtime here in the UK is the BBC always trying to teach you something. It’s almost as if some hack in the back office said, ah, this is our chance to shine.
The European Dairy Association (EDA) says it is grateful to the EU Commissioner following the recent announcement that exceptional measures would be opened by the EU Commission to support the dairy sector in Europe.
Glanbia, the global nutrition group, has issued an interim management statement for the three-month period ended 4 April 2020. This statement was issued in conjunction with the company’s annual general meeting, which was held as a closed meeting.
Revealing plans for the first ever British Cheese Weekender from 8-10 May, the cheese community will urge the British public to buy direct from cheesemakers and indie retailers to safeguard their future.
Late last week, both the US and the UK announced dairy assistance schemes. In the UK, Dairy UK and the Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (AHDB) are working together to bring the industry together to identify spare processing capacity, how to stimulate demand and how production could be temporarily reduced.
Saputo Dairy UK has announced the launch of Sandwich Slices within its market-leading Cathedral City cheese range.