It’s time for the cheese show – Part 2

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

It’s time for the cheese show – Part 2

So, you’d like some advice about entering your cheese into show?  No problem at all.  We may be old hat at this show business but we also know that not everybody reading this blog are fifth generation cheese makers.  Some of you may be newcomers to the business, if that’s you welcome on board the dairy train and read on to find out a little more about entering your produce into show. While Richard Green of Brue-Valley-Cheddar was with us grading cheese the other day I was lucky enough to ask him if he could...

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It’s time for The Cheese Show – Part 1

Posted by on May 24, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

It’s time for The Cheese Show – Part 1

Summer’s here.  And that can only mean one thing; Cheese Shows.  They come in all shapes and sizes, they range from local to national, and they can be tagged onto other events such as agricultural shows or they can stand alone as events all on their own.   The evidence is all over the place that cheese really is big business. You’ll always find a buzz around the farm when competition time rolls around; in fact, you’ll find the same buzz around most cheese producers during show season when it’s time to...

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Slow food is good food

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Slow food is good food

Slow down, take a second out of your busy day, enjoy some artisan chocolate, or drink some delicious coffee and let us tell you a little about our Slow Food Presidium. Not everyone has the time to savour every last mouthful of every meal consumed during the course of a week.  Some people say that that’s life, it’s fast and it’s furious, you snooze you lose, lunch is for wimps.  But we at Keen’s strongly disagree.  Everybody has the right to just slow things right down sometimes and enjoy the small stuff...

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Perfect Keen’s Cheddar Pairings

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Blog, Featured | 1 comment

Perfect Keen’s Cheddar Pairings

I know that Keen’s tastes totally amazing on it’s own, enjoyed after a satisfying meal with friends, however, I think we should give our cheese a companion, many would agree that it has a personality of it’s own so I’ve done a little homework about what the experts out there would say was a match made in heaven for our cloth bound somerset cheddar and the results are pretty mouthwatering I have to say. There were of course a lot of people saying that the best and most simple match would be...

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Walkers use our cheese

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Walkers use our cheese

Have you seen the new Walkers advert?  Catchy isn’t it?  And isn’t the cheese they use in the closing shot just an absolutely perfect specimen?  Well, it would be, because it just happens to be Keen’s. Walkers are using a Somerset cheese in their Cheese & Onion crisps to help with the authenticity of their flavours.  No, our cheese isn’t going to the packets, but we were able to help their cause in raising awareness of how great Somerset Cheese is. A representative contacted us a...

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Welcome to the New Look Home of Keen’s Cheddar

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Welcome to the New Look Home of Keen’s Cheddar

Yes, you are in the right place.  This is the new look Keens Cheddar Website, born out of a desire for us to reach out to our customers old and new and welcome you into our dairy.   We promise you though that although there are changes with the way we interact with you, some might say ‘the modern way’, our award winning tradition farmhouse cheddar is still being made the same way it always has been. We’ll be updating our website regularly to keep you informed of everything that’s happening around the...

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