Wyke Farms Ltd is a family run company based in the heart of the Somerset cheddar-making region. The art of traditional cheese making will never be lost on the Somerset farm where the Clothier family have been making cheddar in Somerset since 1861.Today, Wyke Farms is one of the largest independent cheese makers and milk processors in the UK producing over 13000 tonnes of cheddar per year to the same award winning 150-year-old recipe.
New mobile tour trailer hits the road on route to 30 consumer events
Somerset, UK 16th May, 2011: – Wyke Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheese producer and milk processor, have officially kicked off their biggest summer sampling tour yet, which is set to reach over 1 million consumers. Visiting 30 National consumer events over a 6-month period, the new tour trailer can’t be missed with a 2.5 metre inflatable cow flying from the roof!
The new trailer has a traditional farmhouse kitchen layout where people are invited in to taste the award-winning cheddar. Wyke Farms’ extensive and unique heritage has been displayed with original family and farming photos, awards and video footage on board the 8 metres squared trailer.
Wyke Farms are sampling their farmhouse cheddar at The BBC Good Food Show, The Royal Bath & West Show, Opera in the Park and the Ascot Food Festival among others. Product sampling includes Wyke Farms Simply Gorgeous Vintage Cheddar, Just Delicious Extra Mature Cheddar and Superlight Half Fat Cheddar. Consumers will also be offered
Wyke Farms has been producing its award-winning cheddar for over a century and has grown to become the largest family-owned cheese maker in Britain selling over 12,000 tonnes annually. The company have achieved substantial growth year on year by staying true to the traditional values behind the brand and have become the fastest growing cheddar brand at a rate of 82% year on year.
Wyke Farms cheese and butter is made with the milk from their cows grazing the lush pastures of the Mendip Hills in the centre of the Cheddar making region in Somerset. Wyke Farms cheese and butter products are available nationwide and can be found in Asda, Co-op, Makro, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Somerfield, Tesco and Waitrose.
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