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

Poacher Poem

We recently received this poem from a customer and rather like it! Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese – what can I say? I dream of your cheese each and every day Swap... 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

Marsha  - Cheesemaking 107

Tasting notes

We’re currently tasting April 2014 cheeses for Poacher so the cows had already been out grazing for a month as we had a very dry spring last year.  The cheeses are really solid with a few sweet, nutty batches but more towards the meaty, savoury end of things.  The Vintage batches are currently January 2014 and these are also quite savoury, almost beefy/marmitey!  Butter is still looking nice and rich.... Read more →

UPCOMING MARKETS

Sep
5
Sat
8:30 am Spalding @ Sheep Market Car Park
Spalding @ Sheep Market Car Park
Sep 5 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
 
9:00 am Sleaford @ Market Place
Sleaford @ Market Place
Sep 5 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
9:00 am Thrapston @ NN14 4JH
Thrapston @ NN14 4JH
Sep 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
High Street, Thrapston, NN14 4JH outside Barclays Bank
9:00 am Wollaton @ Waitrose Car Park
Wollaton @ Waitrose Car Park
Sep 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Sep
6
Sun
9:00 am Humber Bridge @ HU13 0LN
Humber Bridge @ HU13 0LN
Sep 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Humber Bridge Viewing Area, Ferriby Road, Hessle
Sep
11
Fri
8:00 am Stamford @ PE9 2DL
Stamford @ PE9 2DL
Sep 11 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Farmer’s market

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