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5 Reasons Blacksticks Blue is Better Than a Woman This Valentine’s Day

5 Reasons Blacksticks Blue is Better Than a Woman This Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of year again, where everyone you see seems to be loved up and happy in anticipation of the most romantic day of the year. If you are one of those people, then good for you, sincerely, we’re glad you’re happy. However, if it’s not, then that’s ok too! Singletons of the world, […]

5 Reasons Blacksticks Blue is Better Than a Man This Valentine’s Day

5 Reasons Blacksticks Blue is Better Than a Man This Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of year again, where everyone you see seems to be loved up and happy in anticipation of the most romantic day of the year. If you are one of those people, then good for you, sincerely, we’re glad you’re happy. However, if it’s not, then that’s ok too! Singletons of the world, […]

2015: A great year for British Farmhouse Cheese

2015: A great year for British Farmhouse Cheese

Award Winning British Farmhouse Cheeses Every cheese we sell has been hand made with passion by our highly skilled cheesemakers using fresh, local British milk. All of it is made to be enjoyed but it is especially lovely when the outstanding quality of our cheese is recognised by an award and we are very proud […]

Looking Forward to Easter?

Looking Forward to Easter?

Easter is a time of family gatherings and at this time of year we get a lift from the oncoming spring, lighter days and warmer weather. As livestock goes out to grass, the milk becomes richer and our cheesemaking skills are fully engaged in making our very best cheeses for summer eating and also those […]

Perfect Cheese Pairings for Christmas

Perfect Cheese Pairings for Christmas

We are often asked for guidance on matching wines and beers with our cheese. I don’t think there are any right or wrong answers – If you like a combination then go for it! However, here are a few favoured combinations that work particularly well. Blacksticks Blue is a creamy, squishy, super-smooth blue. This wonderful […]

UCLan Students look for Blacksticks Blue Opportunities in India!

UCLan Students look for Blacksticks Blue Opportunities in India!

10 Final Year International Business undergraduates at UCLan in Preston are researching the opportunities for selling Blacksticks Blue Cheese in India. Peter for Butlers met them this morning and shared some of the passion as to what makes Blacksticks Blue such a special cheese and the challenges in taking it so far around the world. […]