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!



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Did you know

At one time everyone in Lancashire ate Lancashire Cheese and almost all farms in the county made it in one form or another. Evidence suggests that cheese was being made in Lancashire from the 13th Century; however the style, texture and taste is unlikely to be what we recognise as Lancashire cheese today.




Barging Around Britain with John Sergeant - ITV, Friday 6th May, 8pm

Tune into ITV this Friday to follow TV and radio journalist/presenter John Sergeant as he visits Dewlay Cheese and learns about the history of Lancashire cheese and the reasons behind its popularity with the British public!  

The British Cheese Awards at the Royal and Bath West Show

1-4 June 2016, Shepton Mallet


Nomination form to submit nominations for the Cheese Industry Award 2016 (deadline: 6th May 2016) 

Cheese and Chilli Festival

11-12 June 2016, Christchurch
2-3 July 2016, Basingstoke
23-24 July 2016, Guildford
20-21 August 2016, Winchester


The International Cheese Awards at the Nantwich Show

26-27 July 2016, Nantwich