Lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis has had a positive effect on the nation’s cooking habits, according to new figures published by the Stilton Cheese Makers Association (SCMA), which represents the UK’s Stilton producers.
Dairy UK has called for Government to rethink proposed tariffs for cheese post-Brexit, claiming they were inadequate to prevent price volatility or a loss of productivity and so would damage the dairy industry.
The source of the Scottish E.coli O157 outbreak last year was Errington Cheese’s Dunsyre Blue raw cheese, a Health Protection Scotland (HPS) report has concluded, but the cheesemaker insists more evidence is needed.
The cheesemaker implicated in an E.coli outbreak that led to the death of a three-year-old girl has spoken of his “relief” after two of his products were seized – as it offered him a chance to clear the company’s name in court.
Family-owned cheese blending specialist Windyridge Cheese has relocated to a new site, The Blending House in Wincanton, which will provide extended capabilities and space for the rapidly-growing business.