TITLE

DFB takes on the French with Channel Island Brie

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/16/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 24, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of the Channel Island brie cheese from Dairy Farmers of Britain. The product was developed at the company's Lubbon Creamery near Chard, Somerset, England. The cheese is competing with premium French offerings, such as Brie de Meaux, and it is 30% more expensive than the standard Somerset Brie at about £ 9.50 per kilogram.
ACCESSION #
21475388

 

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