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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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25 May 2018

Wyke Farms announce new Cheesy Spud Kitchen and the return of Tom’s Toasties on tour

Somerset-based Wyke Farms unveil UK wide experiential offering for 2018

Bruton, Somerset, 18th May 2018 – Wyke Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and producers of renewable energy, today announce their experiential offering for summer with their brand new Tom’s ‘Spud Kitchen’ which is set to tantalise taste buds at some of the South West’s biggest events.

Touring with Tom’s Toastie Kitchen – now in its third year and back by popular demand – Wyke’s new Spud Kitchen will serve mouth-watering jacket potatoes with a selection of fillings. Softly baked to perfection, with a bronzed outer jacket and topped with Wyke’s Salted Farmhouse Butter and their award-winning Extra Mature Cheddar, Tom’s Spuds are the ideal fill for a field foodie, festival goer and more!

Tom’s Spud’s Menu

All served with Wyke Farms Extra Mature Cheddar, choose from Simply Salted Butter, Smokey BBQ Pulled Pork, Baked Beans, Tuna, Chicken Curry, Chilli, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Tuna, Sweetcorn and Mayonnaise, Ham, Pineapple, Red Onion, Pancetta and Caramelised Onions.

All spuds are approximately £5.00

Named after Grandfather Tom Clothier, Tom’s Toastie Trailer sells toasties made using Wyke’s award-winning farmhouse Cheddar, crafted from the family’s 155-year-old recipe. The cheese is left undisturbed for over 12 months to develop a full and rounded flavour before being graded by the Master Cheese Grader for delicious taste and guaranteed quality.

Tom’s Toastie Menu:

Choose from old favourites including tomato, onion, ham, chorizo or spicy tomato chutney or why not try one of Wyke’s specials?:

  • Mushy peas and Extra Mature Cheddar
  • Monterey Jack, Chocolate Spread, and Marshmallows

Toastie’s are priced at approximately £5

 

Wyke’s mobile kitchens will be bringing a taste of their award-winning cheddar to the following events:

Tom’s Toasties

Common People Oxford, 26-27 May

Common People Southampton, 26-27 May

Royal Bath & West Show, Bath & West Showground, 30 May – 2 June

Home Farm Festival, Chilton Domer, 8-18 June

Weston Air Day, Weston Super-mare Seafront, 23-24 June

Giant Flea Market, Bath & West Showground, 15 July

Camp Bestival, Lulworth Castle, 26-29 July

New Wine Festival, Bath & West Showground, 28 July – 11 August

Bestival, Lulworth Castle, 2-5 August

Boomtown Fair, Matterley Estate, Hampshire 9 -12 August

Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show 15 August

Fitfest, Bath & West Showground, 18-19 August

Giant Flea Market, 26 August

Pilton Party, Worthy Farm, 7 September

From Cheese Show, West Woodlands, Frome, 8 September

Dairy Show, Bath & West Showground, 9 October

Giant Flea Market, Bath & West Showground, 21 October

Footman James Classic Car Show, Bath & West Showground, 3 November

Santa South West, Bath & West Showground, 24 November – 20 December

Giant Flea Market, Bath & West Showground, 2 December

 

Tom’s Spuds

 

Bath Festival, The Recreation Ground Bath, 26-27 May

Royal Bath & West Show, Bath & West Showground, 30 May – 2 June

Glastonbury Extravaganza, Glastonbury Abbey, 4 August

 

More events are being booked and added daily.

 

For further information and bookings contact Debbie Fewell, Events Manager, Wyke Farms Ltd, Email: debbie.fewell@wykefarms.com  Tel: 07950 965152

 

Wyke Farms has been producing its award-winning cheddar to their secret family recipe for over 150 years and has grown to become one of the largest family-owned cheese makers in Britain selling over 15,000 tonnes annually to over 160 countries around the world.

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.

 

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

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