Profile of Rory in The Herald
The Herald recently interviewed our cheesemaker-in-chief Rory Stone to hear his personal and business story to date. A link to The Herald website is below but here are Rory's answers... Name: Rory Stone Age 58 What is your business called?...
Cheesiest Christmas cracker joke revealed!
It’s official: we’ve found the cheesiest cracker joke in the land! Our nationwide search for the best cheese-themed, cracker-worthy gag attracted almost 200 entries from across the UK. Head cheesemaker Rory Stone ‘Caerphilly’ presided over the judging, declaring a...
Let’s get cheesy!
We’re searching for your ‘un-brie-lievable’ Christmas cracker jokes So we all know how it goes - you’re sitting around the Christmas dinner table and the crackers get pulled. We all shake our heads at that cheesy joke that inevitably follows. But it’s exactly...
Highland Fine Cheeses and Corney and Barrow team up to present the best pairings for National Cheese and Wine Day
Highland Fine is the oldest speciality cheese maker in the UK. Established in 1967, it all started out as an accident when Reggie and Sussanah Stone started making Crowdie on their small dairy holding on the southern shores of the Dornoch Firth. In the early days the...
When the world is turned upside down – A letter from Highland Fine Cheese.
Rough estimates put a value of £11 billion on tourism to Scotland, that’s around 5% of GDP. To keep that in perspective in Spain it’s 16% or £171 billion. The further north you go the greater the contribution, the Highlands has a more fragile economic base so we rely...
A Visit From A Rock Star!
"Tain has always been a major hub for the popular arts, musicians from across the globe have always found refuge within in which to distil and refine their talents. The vibrancy of our rock culture and availability of arena venues has made it the Mecca for …………………………...
The Dairy Industry!
"My friend Scott Lyon recently retired to Dornoch. He’s one of the few whose long career in the dairy industry led to ultimate success and financial reward. I keep asking him for the secret ingredient forever hoping to mimic his achievement, all he will say is you...
Cheddar Making Returns!
“Cheddar. There's a fair bit of it about. Serried ranks of the stuff in every multiple retailer. Offers galore on the aisle end, "Rollback" "Deal of the Week" "Buy one get three Free". If you look very closely you will see the actual price per kg and I don't know how...
Private: An insignificant cheese, became significant.
One of our newest cheeses was stinking up a bit of a fuss in the press recently. Cheesemaker Rory travelled the length of the country as a result of a media storm around the product, which has been hailed as one of the world’s smelliest cheeses. ‘Minger’ has a strong...
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