Colston Basset Stilton

  • From Colston Bassett Dairy who have been making cheese in the Vale of Belvoir for just over 100 years
  • Named “best British cheese” at the 2013 World Cheese Awards
  • Protected by PDO status, which means it can only be produced in the 3 adjacent counties of
  • Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire
  • Stilton was first recognised as a cheese at the beginning of the 18th century
  • It is named after the village of Stilton which is just south of Peterborough