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Sparkenhoe Shropshire Blue

Sparkenhoe Shropshire Blue

A delicious blue cheese handmade by Will Clarke, from the family's own pedigree Holstein-Friesian cows. The cheese has a mellow rich and buttery taste.

£10.25 per 250g
Unpasteurised Traditional Rennet Cow
PLU 1267

Key Facts

  • CountryEngland
  • RegionWarwickshire
  • FlavourCreamy, nutty, sweet
  • Type of MilkCow
  • PasteurisationUnpasteurised
  • Vegetarian RennetNo
  • Weight TypeNet

Store & Serve

All cut cheeses are cut to order and will have approximately 12 days shelf life on them from the date the order is despatched. Due to high demand, it is occasionally necessary for us to substitute items in orders for an alternative. We will always endeavour to choose an alternative, which is the most similar to the item you have selected and of equal or higher value for no additional charge.

  • StorageKeep refrigerated


  • IngredientsCows (Milk), Starter Culture, Renent, Annatto, Salt
  • AllergensMilk

Nutritional Information

  • Typical Valuesper 100g
  • Energy kJ1708
  • Energy kcal412
  • Fat36
  • Of which saturates23.7
      • Protein22.8
      • Salt2.1
      Name & address of food supplier

      Paxton & Whitfield Ltd, 93 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE

      These summary details have been prepared for information purposes only. While we have taken care in preparing this summary and believe it is accurate, it is not a substitute for reading the product packaging and label prior to use. Paxton & Whitfield is unable to accept liability for any incorrect information. If you require specific advice, please contact our mail order team on 01451 823460 or email

Lightly laced with blue, this creamy cheese is made with unpasteurised milk and coloured with annatto. The orange hue contrasts beautifully with the blue veins leaving a cheese that is not only a pleasure for the eyes but also the taste buds.

Leicestershire Handmade Cheese Company is located in Upton, a small hamlet in the South West Leicestershire countryside on a working dairy farm called Sparkenhoe Farm. David and Jo Clarke are dairy farmers whose families have farmed in the area for generations.

Awarded Silver at British Cheese Awards 2024

2020 Great Taste Award 3 stars