Lancashire cheesemaker Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses netted a stunning haul of nine gold medals and three major trophies at the Nantwich International Cheese show.
Owner and managing director Gillian Hall said she was proud of her team.
“The cheese we make is truly outstanding and for a small dairy like ours to win so many awards ahead of more than 4,500 cheeses entered from all over the world is real proof that the care and love we put into making all our cheese by hand sets us apart from the crowd.”, she said.
The Inglewhite-based company’s Blacksticks Blue was awarded two gold medals this year . Other wins included Butlers Farmhouse Tasty Lancashire, which also won two gold medals and was chosen for the “Cheese Lovers Trophy”.
Butlers Farmhouse Double Gloucester won “Best Double Gloucester” and Butlers Bleasdale Bewety sheeps cheese won the trophy for “Best Modern British Cheese”.