For visitors to this year's IFE commencing on the 19 March, UK visitors are in for a chance to win a prize to go and stay with the world famous Devonshire cheesemakers, Quicke's.
The prize includes an overnight stay with Mary Quicke MBE at Home Farm; a private tour of the dairy a and chance to turn their hand at making traditional clothbound cheddar.
Quicke is a second generation cheesemaker and 14th generation farmer, and widely known for her promotion of the UK cheese industry. She is a founding committee member of the Academy of Cheese and a member of the Guilde Internationale des Fromagers. In 2015 she won the Exceptional Contribution to Cheese Award at the World Cheese Awards.
Quicke's is the largest British naturally matured traditional cheddar maker based on a 1,500 acre farm with 500 grass-fed cows that live outside for 10-11 months of the year. Sustainability is a key driver for the business and Quicke's support numerous local wildlife, and extensive environmental schemes.
To make an appointment at IFE and to sample Quicke's range of traditional clothbound cheddar and territorial cheeses on Stand N2928 please email: firstname.lastname@example.org