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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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15 Jan 2017

Local business Wyke Farms calls for support to become the National ‘Public’ Champion for UK in the European Business Awards

Show your support for Bruton-based Wyke Farms and put Somerset on the map

 

Bruton, Somerset, 10th January 2017 – Wyke Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and producers of renewable energy, is competing for the title of ‘National Public Champion’ in the European Business Awards (Environmental and Corporate Sustainability Category) as public voting opens this week.

Wyke Farms competed with the best businesses in the country and have so far been selected as a National Champion based on their ground breaking 100% Green project, this allows Wyke to represent the country in the next phase of the awards; the public voting stage. This is an important step as Wyke Farms are representing the whole of the UK in The Award for Environmental & Corporate Sustainability.

To show your support and vote please follow this link: http://www.businessawardseurope.com/vote/detail-new/the-award-for-environmental-corporate-sustainability-1/20097 The public voting closes close’s at 17:00 (CET) on Wednesday 1st March 2017.

A list of all National Champions across Europe is now available to see on the European Business Awards website www.businessawardseurope.com.

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 selling over 15,000 tonnes annually.

Wyke Farms have over 150 years of family farming experience. 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.

The Wyke Farms products are available nationwide and can be found in Asda, Co-op, Makro, Sainsbury’s Tesco and Waitrose.

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