At Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese, we are absolutely committed to producing the very best cheese that we possibly can (with a little help from our 230 Holstein Fresian Cows!) using our own fresh unpasteurised milk and traditional methods. We have to show lots of patience as cheese we are making today will probably not be sold for another 18 months!

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Our History

OUR HISTORY

Simon Jones, who started to make Lincolnshire Poacher cheese, is the fourth generation to be running the farm, which has been in the family since 1917.

Cheese Making

CHEESE MAKING

Making the cheese is an unusual blend of art and science. Getting the right temperatures and acidities throughout the process is vital.

Cheese Making

OUR HELPERS

Our ‘girls’ are arguably the most important part of the business, because they are the ones who produce the fantastic milk, without which, it would be impossible to make great tasting cheese.

OUR NEWS

Happy Cows

With the good weather the cows have just gone out during the day (they are back in barn at night still with the frosts that we are having!). Milk and... Read more →

Solar Panels keep cheese warm!

Our 208 solar panels situated on our cheese store roof produced an amazing 1850 kwh helping to keep the cheese in store at 12 degrees centigrade which is the perfect... Read more →

TASTING NOTES

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Tasting notes

Just started tasting the first cheeses from January 2014 and they’re all quite forward with a nice meaty flavour at the end. We are out of stock of Vintage at the moment but it will be back by the middle of May – we just haven’t been able to keep up with demand. Butter is also a bit short at the moment with the cows being on new spring grass... Read more →

UPCOMING MARKETS

Aug
8
Sat
8:30 am West Bridgford @ NG2 5GS
West Bridgford @ NG2 5GS
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Farmers’ Market
9:00 am Ely @ Market Place
Ely @ Market Place
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
9:00 am Grantham @ NG31 6EA
Grantham @ NG31 6EA
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Welby Street, Grantham Farmers’ Market
9:00 am Headingley @ Ash Road
Headingley @ Ash Road
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
 
9:00 am Oundle @ Market Place
Oundle @ Market Place
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
 
Aug
9
Sun
10:00 am St Albans @ AL1 3DP
St Albans @ AL1 3DP
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Farmers’ Market

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