About us and our Cheese Shop

The British Cheese Board is the promotional and educational body for cheese within Dairy UK. We aim to educate consumers on our great British cheeses and increase awareness of cheese as part of a healthy and balanced diet.

We have over 700 named British kinds of cheese produced in the UK, with one to suit every occasion. From summer salads to children’s lunchboxes, from festive meals to outstanding cheese and wine pairings, the British Cheese Board is dedicated to spreading the word about the versatility, taste and nutritional value of our great British cheeses.

Information on Cheese

In this section of the website , e try to answer many of the questions that you may have concerning cheese. The Facts page provides basic information about cheese and answers some of the most frequently asked questions.

There’s some information for parents about the role of cheese in the diets of children, and a quiz and tasty recipes that your children could make with your help.

The health section gives some insight into how cheese can be enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.

Click here to be taken to our Cheese Flavour Map – a handy app that maps out our members’ cheese, according to their flavour strength and profile. Discover a new cheese!