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From The Inside Out….

An account of my work experience with Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers, by Karen Corbett. “Irrational job decisions drove me from management training, in mainstream clothing retail, to a Masters Program in marketing with Cork Institute of Technology. Lunch times in college for most people meant a trip to the crowded greasy canteen, but not for me, […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Abroad

St. Patrick’s Day is a great time to be an Irish person abroad. I spent the day on the opposite side of the world, which one might imagine would be isolating and could lead to feeling homesick – but the complete opposite is true. In Australia Paddy’s Day has become synonymous with all-things-Ireland and the multitude […]

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Cashel Blue wins Gold at the World Cheese Awards in San Sebastian!

Lucky us! 2 of our cheeses have just won medals at the Guild of Fine Food’s World Cheese Awards at San Sebastian. This year’s World Cheese Awards had more entries than any previous year, making it the biggest WCA event so far – with cheeses from every corner of the globe. Judges also traveled from […]

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The People Behind the Cheese – South Australia

People often talk about “terroir” when they speak about great cheese – the geography, climate, heritage and people of a specific region that influence that cheese’s characteristics. During a recent trip to Adelaide this concept kept coming to the forefront of my mind: not just in tastings, but throughout my time with the cheese professionals […]

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Sarah’s taste journey in the USA

Journal by Sarah Furno, Director. For over 20 years we’ve been selling our cheeses all the way over the Atlantic to America. Travelling by ship,  in the company of Kerrygold cheese and butter, the journey from Cork to New Jersey takes a mere 14 days. Specially taste selected for shipping to the USA, you might […]

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The Blues Down Under – Boccaccio Cellars

All of us here at Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers would like to welcome John Dinneen, who will be working with us on market development and support in Australia this year. John’s a young guy with a passion for cheese and we look forward to hearing how he gets on “Down Under” – so without further ado: […]

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Sheridans Cheesemongers visit the farm

We are great believers in the concept of “the specialist team from farm to fork”. To produce food is a journey, to produce speciality softer cheese is a “handle with care” journey. Yesterday Sheridans Cheesemongers joined our cheesemaking day, rolling their sleeves up, milking the Crozier ewes with Michael Crosse, stirring the Cashel curds and […]

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Speciality and Fine Food Fair

Busy day at the Speciality and Fine Food Fair, London, the place to be if your looking what to stock in your speciality food shop or cafe? Great to catch up with so many old customers, can’t believe we go back over 20 years with many. Imagine when we started out there were only 7 […]

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Hard Cheese

All of us here at Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers have some big news for you all! We are developing a new type of cheese here, a hard cheese and guess what? It’s NOT Blue! We have yet to name the cheese as our first priority is to get the taste right, and sure if we get […]

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New sheep’s milk deal sets a bright future for Crozier Blue

Breaking news! We have just signed a deal with local young Farmers Michael Crosse and PJ Pollard, who are now going to supply us with sheep’s milk for our Crozier Blue cheese. Crozier Blue, established in 1992, has been a very successful niche product for us. In 2015, 15 tons of Crozier Blue were sold, […]

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Crozier Blue Is Only Irish Cheese to win SuperGold at World Cheese Awards!

Great news for our sheep’s milk Crozier Blue, we’ve won a SuperGold at The Guild of Fine Food, World Cheese Awards 2015. Crozier Blue is the only Irish SuperGold, however there are many accolades at Gold, Silver and Bronze levels for producers including: St Tola for Divine and their ash log, Wicklow Blue and Baun, […]

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We’re off to the Bath Fine Cheese Co. Festival!

It’s that time of year again, and we’re returning to Bath Abbey for the Bath Fine Cheese Co. Festival. This is always a great event to be part of and we’re proud to be showcasing alongside some of the best cheesemakers in the UK and Ireland. If you are in the South West and a […]

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