Posted: 30/07/2014

Colston Bassett Stilton takes top Nantwich prize

Colston Bassett StiltonStilton-maker Colston Bassett Dairy has been named Supreme Champion at this year’s International Cheese Awards.

The Nottinghamshire dairy’s Stilton also took the the Cathedral City Crown Stilton Trophy for the Best Stilton Cheese, the CHR Hensen Perpetual Challenge Trophy for the Best other Blue Veined Cheese and the title of Champion UK.

Its Shropshire Blue cheese also won a Gold at the awards, which are held annually at the Nantwich Show in Cheshire.

“After having won Supreme Champion recently at the Great Yorkshire Show, we are extremely pleased to be adding another prized title so quickly this year,” said dairy manager Billy Kevan.

During its centenary year in 2013, Colston Bassett’s Stilton was awarded Best British Cheese at the World Cheese Awards.

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