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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.

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  • Wyke Farms is one of the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and milk processors, producing over 13,000 tonnes of cheddar per year to the same award winning recipe.
  • Wyke Farms has been producing its award-winning cheddar for over a century and has grown to become one of the largest family-owned cheese makers in Britain.
  • The Wyke Farms brand is the 4th largest brand in the Cheddar category and the only independent company in the top 10 cheese brands with retail sales of over £60 million.
  • Wyke remains a truly traditional family business. Ivy’s grandsons Richard and Tom now run the cheese making operations with their father John, whilst her other two Grandsons David and Roger run the family dairy farming operations. The four grandchildren share Ivy’s passion for cheese making where flavour, texture and taste are paramount. They believe that this attention to detail is the reason that their cheese has won more awards at national cheese shows than any other.

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27 May 2009

(US) Wyke Farms to Sample New Premium Vintage Cheddar at the IDDBA’s 2009 Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar and Expo

Britain’s largest independent farmhouse cheese producer to exhibit and showcase new “Ivy’s Vintage Reserve” gourmet cheddar in Atlanta this June

2009 IDDBA Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar and Expo
Booth #1546

Austin, Texas – May 27, 2009 – Wyke Farms , the UK’s largest independent cheese producer and milk processor, today announced the company will be showcasing and sampling their award-winning variety of mild, mature and vintage farmhouse cheddars and butter at the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association’s (IDDBA ) annual show, which will be held in Atlanta, GA, June 7-9, 2009. In addition, the family-owned and operated company will be giving a preview of their newest premium vintage farmhouse cheddar, Ivy’s Vintage Reserve, by sampling the product for the first time in the United States.

Wyke Farms has maintained the art of traditional cheese making on their family farm in Somerset, England, where the Clothier’s have been producing farmhouse cheddar and butter from the same original family recipe developed by Grandmother Ivy in 1902. Today, Wyke Farms is the largest family-owned cheese maker in Britain, selling over 12,000 tons annually, and has become a household name throughout the UK and Europe where their cheddars have won more than 100 awards and prizes at national cheese shows, including gold at the International Cheese Awards.

Wyke Farms will be at booth #1546 during the Dairy Deli Bake Expo, where they will be available for discussions as well as sampling of their award-winning cheese and dairy products, including their newest premium Ivy’s Vintage Reserve, a variety of their other vintage and mature cheddars – Just Delicious Extra Mature Cheddar, Rich & Creamy Mature Cheddar, Simply Gorgeous Vintage Cheddar, So Mellow Mild Cheddar, TNT Aged Cheddar and Village Oak Vintage 18 Month-Old Cheddar – and Wyke’s Truly Scrumptious Farmhouse Butter.

Be sure to visit Wyke Farms at the IDDBA show, Georgia World Congress Center at booth #1546 from June 7-9, 2009.

For a full listing of where to buy Wyke Farms farmhouse cheddar and butter in the United States, please email To arrange a meeting with Wyke Farms at the show, please contact Cindy Young at .

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