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The final will take place on
Wednesday 17th May 2023

Join us LIVE on Wednesday 17th May 2023 from 10.30am-5pm for the final hosted by food & drink broadcaster, Nigel Barden.

Celebrating the Best of British Cheese

We have now held three successful awards which attracted lots of entries from 100s of cheesemakers from all four corners of the British Isles.


We will be holding our fourth awards on Wednesday 17th May 2023.


Profits from the awards are put in a bursary to support British cheesemakers grow and thrive.


Our purpose and mission is:


  • To create a sustainable, inclusive and transparent  cheese awards that support and celebrate British cheesemakers, from the grassroots up

Create a unique and inspiring cheese awards that is focused on celebrating the diversity and quality of British dairy as well as nurturing talent to help promote a sustainable and thriving industry to consumers

  • Generate publicity, awareness and a route to market for entrants

  • Provide detailed and transparent feedback to cheese producers from the industries leading experts

  • Support the British cheese industry by creating a bursary to support cheesemakers grow and thrive

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2022 Winners
Keens Cheddar for its Keens Traditional Raw Milk Extra Mature Cheddar

"Winning the prestigious Supreme Champion Award at the 2022 Virtual Cheese Awards has, without a doubt, made our year!  


The concept of having live virtual judging is simply a genius idea. It creates a unique opportunity for anybody to peek behind the curtain and learn the intricacies of the industry from a first-class line up of judges who know their curds from their whey."

2023 Awards Sponsors

Get in touch 

Whether you have a question about entry to the Virtual Cheese Awards 2023 or want to enquire about sponsorship, use the contact form here and one of the team will be in touch.

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