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A Grand Day Out

The great and good of Lancashire came out in force to Dewlay Cheesemakers of Garstang to celebrate with us as Cheese Matters were honoured to receive the Queen's Award for Enterprise.

At the ceremony, the award was presented by The Lord Shuttleworth, Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire, and was also attended by the mayors of Wyre and Garstang.

As this was the very last Queen's Award ceremony to be performed in Lancashire, it was a poignant affair, but, nonetheless a celebration of achievement.

Our Managing Director Mr. David Orchard, explained the outstanding business gains made by Cheese Matters over our short 4 years and how we now export to over 20 countries, as well sell an array of cheese from practically every surviving cheese maker in Lancashire.
John Carr, owner of Cheese Matters accepted the magnificently framed certificate from the Lord Lieutenant and was equally optimistic about the future of exporting cheese to world markets. “We see this award as a launchpad for further growth “ said John “ but it’s important we don’t look backwards too much, or we can trip up when we accelerate going forward, and we are zooming ahead!”

The reception was held at the regions premier cheese makers, Dewlay of Garstang. A wonderful assortment of Dewlay's cheeses was presented to The Lord Lieutenant on his departure.

Cheese making and enterprise is thriving in PR3, the true home of genuine Lancashire cheese!

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