French Females of Fromage offer wise words for International Women’s Day 2024

Back in November, our co-founder Mex Ibrahim attended a fun and beautifully put together immersive dinner experience at the O’Meara Theatre in London. Guests at the six course dinner were entertained by actors representing the characteristics of six very different French cheeses: Époisses, Beaufort Chalet d’Alpage, Neufchâtel, Saint-Nectaire, Brillat-Savarin, and Bleu d’Auvergne. For International Women’s Day we look across the Channel to four inspirational women who are responsible for making, training, presenting and promoting in the wonderful world of French cheese.

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Lily Morris wins Young Cheesemonger of The Year 2023 in The World Cheese Awards

Congratulations to Lily Morris who became Young Cheesemonger of the Year 2023.  The 21 year old from Morris’ of Usk Garden & Food Centre in Usk, Monmouthshire, south Wales  picked up her honour at the World Cheese Awards held at the Trondheim Spektrum, Norway.  The Academy of Cheese run the contest which champions new talented cheesemongers under the age of 30.

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The BBC Food and Farming Awards 2023: We celebrate the Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the BBC Food and Farming Awards which took place on 25th October 2023 at the ICCW in Newport.  The awards were judged and hosted by great presenters including Radio 4’s The Food Programme host, Sheila Dillon, Thomasina Miers, cook, television presenter and co-founder of the Wahaca chain of Mexican restaurants, drinks writer Jaega Wise,  food presenter Leyla Kazim and presenters Sam and Shauna from Hangfire BBQ.  We were delighted to see so many women win awards at the ceremony.

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