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  • Getting your cheese ready for entry in the 2018 New Zealand Specialty Cheese Awards – look below for info - DIARY DATES Entries open now at  https://nzsca.org.nz/enter-now/ Entries close – Friday 19 January 2018 Cheese received in Auckland – Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 February 2018 Judging – Saturday 24 February 2018 Awards Presentation and NZSCA Gala Cocktail Awards Evening – Thursday 15 March 2018
  • Steve and Jan – the Butter People - There is nothing quite like homemade butter – delicious on fresh hot bread, trickling off your fingers when you eat your Mother’s scones.  Well Jan and Steve decided that after being sensible and working in serious jobs for many years that they would do something they had yearned to do for a long time – […]
  • Thorvald and Neudorf Dairy are sweet on sheep - Thorvald owner director David Barrett has partnered with enterprising couple Julie Brownlee and Nathan Edwards to make wonderful sheep products. Julie who previous managed and now leases Neudorf Dairy loves her 450 sheep which produce a wonderful rich milk and ably aided and abetted by Thorvald cheesemaker Francis Bigot produce sheep feta, yoghurt and very […]
  • From Acting to Cheesemaker - Former celebrities who make amazing choices. Former actor Sean Wilson founded the Saddleworth Cheese Company after leaving a very famous British soap in 2005.  He is now patron of the International Cheese Awards and has also set up The Great Northern Food Company in the UK aiming to source foods with no preservatives. He said: […]
  • NZ Cheese Month coming up … - NZ Cheese Month was such a success last year that we are doing it again.  So from October 1st until October 31st we will be celebrating cheesy things everywhere!  Check out events in your local paper, listen to the radio or tv and go along to all the crafty things coming up.  NZ Cheesemaking is […]