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The ‘other’ cheese firm is worth tracking down

I’m WordPress friends with Ribblesdale! Nice feature on this British maker:

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THERE are two cheese-making factories in Hawes and one of them is so small I can’t even find it, tucked away as it is at the back of an industrial estate in the Wensleydale market town.

Suddenly, a door opens in what looks like a not-verylarge green shed and I’m hailed by a third of the workforce, Stuart Gatty.

“Come in. Welcome!” he calls, with a geniality born of many years in the pub trade in the North-East and the Dales, until he found his true calling at the Ribblesdale Cheese Company.

Stuart’s love for the job shines through in his enthusiasm to explain the technicalities of scalding and pasteurisation and base cultures and volumes and all the other things associated with the making of goats’ cheese. And that’s before I’ve even clapped eyes on the boss, Iona Hill.

Iona has a friendly smile, a firm handshake, and a steely glint in her eye as she confirms that, yes, there are indeed two cheesemakers in Hawes.

“And we are one of them,”

via The ‘other’ cheese firm is worth tracking down (From Darlington and Stockton Times).

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