The return of Red Leicester

January 2006
Dairy Industries International;Jan2006, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p8
Trade Publication
The article Red Leicester cheese has reentered in the market after an absence of 50 years. Sparkenburke Farm in Upton, Leicestershire is the location, where the cheese plant has opened. The company, which manufactures Red Leicester cheese, produces 300kg of soft and hard cheese a week in the traditional way with milk from the herd. Cheese manufacturer David Clarke said that Holstein milk is ideal for producing full fat hard cheese with a deep reddish color and a close flaky texture.


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