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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.
  • Wyke Farms have achieved new listings with Asda, The Co-op, Lidl, Morrisons and Waitrose.
  • Selected Asda, Morrisons and Waitrose stores will now include the Wyke Farms Rich and Creamy Mature Cheddar.
  • The company’s best selling cheddar Just Delicious Extra Mature will now be available at Lidl, and Morrisons will be including ‘Super Light’ the half fat offering from Wyke Farms. In addition, The Co-op has increased store space and the number of stores stocking Wyke Farms.

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15 Jun 2011

Wyke Farms Grows National Distribution

Significant increase in listings among multiples gives Wyke Farms cheddar a stronger in store brand presence

Somerset, UK 15th June, 2011: Wyke Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheese producer and milk processor, today announce new listings with Asda, The Co-op, Lidl, Morrisons and Waitrose.

Selected Asda, Morrisons and Waitrose stores will now include the Wyke Farms Rich and Creamy Mature Cheddar.  The company’s best selling cheddar Just Delicious Extra Mature will now be available at Lidl, and Morrisons will be including ‘Super Light’ the half fat offering from Wyke Farms. In addition, The Co-op has increased store space and the number of stores stocking Wyke Farms.

Richard Clothier, third generation family member & Managing Director, Wyke Farms said: “We are delighted that these supermarkets have recognised the value of a provenance brand like ours and as we approach our 150th anniversary we are happy to reach even more people in store.”

Wyke Farms have 150 years of family farming experience.  Their 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 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, Tesco and Waitrose.

 

 

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