Barkham Blue takes top prize at British Cheese Awards
Barkham Blue has been named Supreme Champion in the British Cheese Awards, held at the Royal Bath & West Show earlier this week.
The ammonite-shaped blue, made by Two Hoots Cheese, also won the blue cheese category while Somerset’s White Lake Cheese was named the Reserve Champion for the semi-soft Guernsey milk Goddess.
Belton’s mature traditional organic cheddar took the 2015 cheddar trophy while Quickes goats’ cheese won Best English, Fearn Abbey Awe (Highland Fine Cheeses) won Best Scottish and Celtic Promise (Teifi Farmhouse) won Best Welsh.
Doddington Dairy’s Darling Blue was named Best New Cheese while the title of Best Modern British went to Cornish Kern, produced by Yarg-maker Lynher Dairies.