At Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese, we are absolutely committed to producing the very best cheese that we possibly can (with a little help from our 230 Holstein Fresian Cows!) using our own fresh unpasteurised milk and traditional methods. We have to show lots of patience as cheese we are making today will probably not be sold for another 18 months!

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Our History

OUR HISTORY

Simon Jones, who started to make Lincolnshire Poacher cheese, is the fourth generation to be running the farm, which has been in the family since 1917.

Cheese Making

CHEESE MAKING

Making the cheese is an unusual blend of art and science. Getting the right temperatures and acidities throughout the process is vital.

About Us

SEE WHAT WE DO

Watch our new video to get a better sense of who we are, our ethos, and how the land we tend is such a crucial element in creating our unique and special cheese.

OUR NEWS

Poacher Poem

We recently received this poem from a customer and we think it’s rather good! Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese – what can I say? I dream of your cheese each and every... Read more →

Solar Panels keep cheese warm!

Our 208 solar panels situated on our cheese store roof produced an amazing 1850 kwh helping to keep the cheese in store at 12 degrees centigrade which is the perfect... Read more →

TASTING NOTES

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Tasting notes

We’re currently tasting April 2014 cheeses for Poacher so the cows had already been out grazing for a month as we had a very dry spring last year.  The cheeses are really solid with a few sweet, nutty batches but more towards the meaty, savoury end of things.  The Vintage batches are currently January 2014 and these are also quite savoury, almost beefy/marmitey!  Butter is still looking nice and rich.... Read more →

UPCOMING MARKETS

Feb
13
Sat
8:30 am West Bridgford @ NG2 5GS
West Bridgford @ NG2 5GS
Feb 13 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Farmers’ Market
9:00 am Ely @ Market Place
Ely @ Market Place
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
9:00 am Grantham @ NG31 6PB
Grantham @ NG31 6PB
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
9:00 am Headingley @ Ash Road
Headingley @ Ash Road
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
 
9:00 am Oundle @ Market Place
Oundle @ Market Place
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
 
Feb
14
Sun
10:00 am St Albans @ AL1 3DP
St Albans @ AL1 3DP
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Farmers’ Market
Feb
18
Thu
9:00 am Derby @ Market Place
Derby @ Market Place
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Feb
19
Fri
8:00 am Stamford @ PE9 2DL
Stamford @ PE9 2DL
Feb 19 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Farmer’s market