Ford Farm has been perfecting the art of traditional cheese making for over forty years, using methods and recipes that date back 600 years.
Located on the Ashley Chase Estate in Dorset, Ford Farm is one of the few remaining traditional farmhouse cheddar makers, producing over three quarters of the UK volume. The cheesemakers at Ford Farm use the highest quality milk, sourced from local, free-range dairy herds, that graze the lush pastures of the surrounding countryside, with a process that is performed almost exclusively by hand. Using milk from cows, sheep and goat, they produce an award winning and versatile range of cheeses. Their dedication to the time honoured traditions of cheese making, make Ford Farm Cheddars some of the finest in the world.
Billie’s Goat Cheese combines a moist and smooth texture with the firmness of cheddar to create a mild, mellow and subtle cheese. This cheese has the distinctive but not overpowering sharp flavour
Ford Farm’s Cave Aged Cheddar is carried by hand two hundred feet underground into the Wookey Hole Caves in the Mendip Hills where it is left to mature. The constant temperature
Coastal Cheddar is matured for 15-18 months in the salty sea air of the Jurassic Coast. A rich, rugged and mature cheddar, it is often characterised with a distinctive crunch,
Handmade in the heart of Dorset, Dorset Crofter takes its inspiration from Manchego, Spain’s most popular and famous cheese. Dorset Crofter is made from milk sourced from local Frieslands and
West Country Farmhouse Cheddar is matured to perfection for 12 months and then smoked over oak chips for several hours, resulting in a smoulderingly delicious Oakwood Smoked Cheddar. Ford Farm