A Suffolk dairy renowned for its cheese is to feature on tonight's episode of Countryfile. Fen Farm Dairy in Bungay will be featured on tonight's show which focuses on the Norfolk and Suffolk border. "We had one of the research team contact us a couple of months ago," said owner Jonny Crickmore, maker of the award winning Baron Bigod brie.
Maire Rose Connor Gouda News! The Cheese Barge Has Finally Launched At the beginning of last year, we shared some very exciting news. An entire barge dedicated to fromage was about to float its way into London. Then, the world changed (you probably heard about it), and our fantasies of scoffing stilton on the Grand Union Canal melted away faster than a slice of Swiss on the Central Line during summer.
There were two things about 2020 that shocked and surprised Eilir Rogers.The first – lockdown, which forced her and husband Charles’ award-winning Suffolk pub The Grundisburgh Dog to close its doors.The second?That her new business venture, opening the front room of the pub as a deli, would convert Eilir from a staunch vegan into a devout cheese-lover who can’t imagine life without melted camembert studded with rosemary and garlic.
The pandemic has been a rollercoaster ride for north Suffolk dairy farmer Jonny Crickmore after sales plummeted by 70% - then went through the roof.