Lancashire cheesemakers have walked away with an armful of medals at the annual British Cheese Awards.
A total of 334 medals were handed at the Royal Bath and West Show.
Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses, based at Inglewhite, near Preston, came away with a main award for best terriorial non-cheddar for their Rothbury Red.
Butlers also won best show dressed cheese for its Farmhouse Red Leicester.
Other medals included: a silver medal for Trotter Hill Tasty, a bronze for Tasty Lancashire, a gold for Farmhouse Creamy. a gold for Beacon Blue, a bronze for Farmhouse Double Gloucester, a bronze for Blacksticks Blue, and a silver for Blacksticks Blue goat cheese.
Dewlay of Garstang won a gold medal for its Crumbly Lancashire.
Goosnargh-based Greenfields Dairy Products was also awarded a host of medals, including bronze for Crumbly Lancashire, bronze for Grace’s Goats, bronze for White Cheshire, silver for Cheshire, bronze for Red Cheshire, and silver for Tasty Lancashire.
Singletons of Longridge took a bronze for Grandma Singletons Lancashire, while Mrs Kirkhams of Goosnargh netted a gold for its Traditional Lancashire.
Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses owner Gill Hall said today: “It’s very nice to come away with such a great haul of medals and special awards from the show.
“It’s very satisfying for all our staf and for our customers.”
The Champion Cheese was Rosary Garlic & Herb Goats Cheese made by the Hartington Cheese Company, which is based in Derbyshire.