The British Cheese Board is the voice of British cheese and is dedicated to educating the British public about eating cheese as part of a balanced diet. Whether you want to find out more about our Members, British Cheeses or to sample some of our Delicious Recipes you have come to the right place.
There are over 700 named British cheeses produced in the UK, with a cheese available for every occasion. The British Cheese Board was formed in 1995 and its members account for a significant proportion of cheese produced in the UK.
If you'd like to find out more about some of these 700 named cheeses, check out our Cheese Flavour Map which matches the flavour profiles of different cheeses, and could help you discover something new!
Did you know
What we call “Red Leicester” cheese today was formerly known as “Leicestershire Cheese” – named like so many of our traditional cheeses after the County from which it originated.
Global Cheese Awards
12 September 2015