Experience Nottinghamshire SurveyClose

Give us feedback on our website and be entered into a free prize draw to win a Nottinghamshire themed hamper full of foodie delights. Our short survey should take no more than a couple of minutes. Complete Survey.

Only one email address per entry for the Nottinghamshire themed hamper prize draw, the winner will be selected at random. Terms and conditions apply and can be obtained via email from enquiries@experiencenottingham.com.

Colston Bassett is the Nation’s Favourite!

cb-stilton-shrops-blue

Colston Bassett Dairy is making space on the shelf for another trophy after being named the Food Awards England Dairy Provider of the Year. The latest food industry gong celebrates and rewards the very best in English food hospitality and its suppliers.

Simply the best

This year, the third annual Food Awards was held at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly on Monday 24th October. The awards recognise the efforts of England’s restaurants, takeaways, pubs, hotels, cafes and bistros, as well as shining the spotlight on the local producers, who provide their delicious ingredients. Colston Basset faced stiff competition from dairies across the length and breadth of England. Other awards ranged from Best Street Food to Restaurant of the Year; with other local Nottingham business, Cafe Roya also collecting an award for Best Vegetarian Establishment.

Industry favourite           

The finalists and winners in The Food Awards are nominated and voted for by the public and commend the talented individuals and businesses who are dedicated to delivering high-quality food to customers. Commenting on their success, Billy Kevan, Dairy Manager at Colston Bassett Dairy said: “What a tremendous win! We are so pleased that Colston Bassett Dairy has been recognised as a quality provider. As this award is based on a public vote, it’s especially rewarding to know that consumers recognise the value our cheeses and our team’s continued dedication to excellence.”

This is the latest win for Colston Basset this year. August saw the Nottinghamshire dairy awarded a Gold medal for Shropshire Blue and a Silver medal for Stilton in the International Cheese Awards. They scooped a further three stars for Stilton, and two stars for Shropshire Blue at this year’s Great Taste Awards, also in August. This ongoing recognition, on a global level, demonstrates the exceptional cheese making skill of Colston Bassett, now considered England’s best!

Posted on 26 October 2016

Comments (0)

Post a comment

Our monthly pick

Nottingham We Dig The Castle

We Dig The Castle: Unearthing Nottingham’s Archaeological Secrets Part Two

This blog is the second instalment of a two part blog. To read part one click here. Back in July I visited Nottingham Castle to find out more about the annual archaeological excavation ‘We Dig The Castle’. A partnership project between Trent & Peak Archaeology, Nottingham City Council and Historic England, this excellent scheme invites volunteers…

Your favourite places

Featured authors

  • Sarah Louise

    A very lucky marketeer in her dream job. Passionate about all things Nottinghamshire and firmly believes if you work really hard and are kind, amazing things will happen!

  • Kinga

    Addicted to music and learning languages. Loves reading, gardening, travelling and everything new media related.

  • Alistair

    Originally from Preston – but now calling Nottingham home – Alistair’s a St Helens rugby league fan who loves travel and music.

  • Natalie

    Proud to represent the county I grew up in. Travel loving devoted mum of two who carries a torch for the city’s unsung hero, Captain Albert Ball VC.

  • Sophie

    Writer and amateur local historian with an affection for English eccentrics. Returned to Nottingham in 2013, only to fall in love with the creative and cultural goings of the city.

Have a go...

unesco city of literature nottingham

Speak In Nottingham To Me – A Beginner’s Guide To Nottingham’s Dialect

Language is certainly one of our best creations. Without it, it would be difficult for us to coexist, establish communities and share feelings. Language makes it all easier and helps us work together and understand one another. Throughout history people always felt the need to find one universal language for all. Several attempts were made to popularise different languages…