Extinct Cheese Resurrected After 100 Years
by Jordan Reynolds, Shropshire Star
Posted: 2017-10-27 16:05:20 EST

The cheese, named Shropshire, has been launched at Ludlow Food Centre after workers spent about two years piecing together clues and bits of information about how it was made.

The food centre’s dairy manager, Dudley Martin, has a passion for classic British territorial cheeses and his inspiration for his latest cheese came from a single historical piece of information regarding an old dairy in Ludlow and the long forgotten Shropshire cheese it once produced.

Dudley sifted through historical records to get to grips with the fundamentals of this historic cheese – its size, methods of production and how long was it matured, with the aim of producing a cheese that is an authentic interpretation of the original.

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