CORNISH BLUE IS ‘WORLD CHAMPION CHEESE 2010’.
The Cornish Cheese Company beat 2,600 entries from 26 countries to win the prestigious title.
Philip Stansfield said: “I’m overwhelmed, It’s an honour to win an award for such a prestigious competition, I am very, very proud.”
Hosted at the BBC Good Food Show in Birmingham on 24th November 2010, 201 judges from 19 different countries judged 2,629 cheeses from 29 countries during the morning session. The Supreme Panel, made up of 15 experts from 11 countries, each chose their favourite cheese to go forward to the final judging. Cornish Blue, from the Cornish Cheese Company, was finally crowned the World Cheese Awards Champion and Phillip Stansfield, from the Cornish Cheese Company, was there to receive the accolade.