Our Story & Ethos

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Our cheddar is made with exacting care in the Cornish village from which we take our name. Inspired by our natural surroundings, our recipe has been meticulously crafted for over 60 years, to ensure that every bite is never less than exquisite.

This is the Davidstow Way

In a bygone era, English Cheddar had an intense yet rounded flavour and was crumbly in texture, laced with calcium crystals, yet today most cheddar is quite the opposite.

At Davidstow, we think that the taste of this bygone time represents perfection. In our quest to craft the ultimate cheddar, our cheesemakers have maintained the principles of traditional cheddar making, combining it with technological precision. In our 60 year quest to craft the ultimate cheddar, we have a cheddar that we are very proud of and is  unparalleled in taste – a strong yet well-rounded flavour with a slight crunch and a crystalline appearance.

 “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubbock, The Use Of Life

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