Welcome to the British Cheese Board!


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 cheeses 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.

If you'd like to find out more, check out our Cheese Flavour Map which matches the flavour profiles of different cheeses and could help you discover something new!

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Did you know?



Cornish Yarg is alleged to be the new name for the recipe of cheese produced may years ago by a Cornish dairy farmer by the name of Gray. The Horrells who discovered this recipe decided a new Cornish sounding name was required and decided on Yarg – a reversal of the letters of the name of the former owner!


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