Milk Link is celebrating today after an outstanding performance at this year’s Nantwich International Cheese Show (UK).
It collected an impressive six trophies, including reserve champion UK and 48 individual awards, including 18 golds.
Competing against a record field of 3,950 cheeses from 28 countries, Tuxford & Tebbutt triumphed, collecting the reserve champion UK prize for its Blue Stilton. It also claimed the Cathedral City Crown Stilton Trophy, the Frances Pawlett Trophy for Stilton and the Vegetarian Cheese Dupont Danisco Trophy also for its Stilton.
In addition, the creamery took home nine individual awards including four golds, two silvers and three bronze medals.
Milk Link’s other creameries were also recognised for their top cheeses, with Taw Valley taking home the Castle Coombe International Award for best cheese for export and the Cheese Lovers’ Choice Trophy, both for its Tickler-brand cheddar.
The creamery also collected 18 other awards, including six gold, five silver, and seven bronze medals. Cornish Country Larder scooped up five awards, with two golds for organic cheese and vegetarian cheese, one silver and two bronze awards.
Not to be outdone, Reece’s Creamery, in Cheshire, claimed seven awards including two golds for best show-dressed traditional cheese and for best whole speciality cheese wheel, as well as four silvers and one bronze.
Claiming a total of four awards, Llandyrnog Creamery collected a gold for its vegetarian cheddar, while the Milk Link Innovation Centre scooped up three awards, including two golds for its flavoured and fortified milks. Meanwhile, Lockerbie Creamery, in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, collected a gold award for its salted butter and a bronze award for its cheddar cheese.
Source: Milk Link
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