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Yearly Archives: 2013

New Start Business of the Year Award!

The Big Cheese Making Kit was named New Start Business of the Year at the fifth annual WeDo Scotland awards at the Sheraton Hotel in Edinburgh on Friday (22nd November 2013). The award recognises the achievements of company founder and entrepreneur Ailsa Proverbs in successfully developing and marketing a range of cheese making products aimed at the burgeoning gastro gift market. The Big Cheese Making Kit was launched in Edinburgh in 2012 to sell kits containing everything needed to make Read More...

Introducing the new Kit on the block!

We are very proud to announce the launch of our latest Big Cheese Making Kit... Scottish Crowdie!!!!!! For those of you who don't know Scottish Crowdie is said to be Scotland’s most ancient cheese, Crowdie dates back as far as Viking and Pictish times when it was made by every crofter in the Highlands of Scotland. The more traditional method for making Crowdie in those days would be to slowly warm a bucket of milk (straight from the cow) by the fire Read More...

Herald Article – Cheese kit maker wins deal for Danish stores

Thank you The Herald for your article about our Big Cheese Making Kits! A Scottish woman who developed kits that allow people to make their own cheese has won an order to supply a Danish retailer after smashing the sales forecasts she set for her first year in business. A Scottish woman who developed kits that allow people to make their own cheese has won an order to supply a Danish retailer after smashing the sales forecasts she set for her Read More...

We’ll be at the Autumn Fair – will you?

The Big Cheese Making Kit will be on show at The Autumn Fair at the NEC in Birmingham from the 1-4th September. We're in Hall 5 stand F80 If you do swing by to see us please bring us a cup of tea....these things are hard work! Read More...

Hipsters Cheese Making Adventure!

Some students at Queen Margaret University made a promotional video about The Big Cheese Making Kit... It's quite a giggle, please take a look: Hipsters Cheesy Adventure Read More...

We’re for sale in Selfridge’s!!!!!!

We're very excited to announce that The Big Cheese Making Kit is for sale in Selfridge's...yes, the REAL Selfridge's, actual SELFRIDGE'S! They say: "The Big Cheese Making Kit bring creativity, innovation and fun to the world of cheese, while enhancing the everyday consumers basic knowledge of Cheese production, a great gift for all Cheese lovers" Adrian Boswell - Cheese & Deli Buyer Thanks guys, we love you too! Read More...

The Evening News

Thank you to the Edinburgh Evening News for a nice wee article about The Big Cheese Making Kit! Read More...

Thank You Speciality Foods!

Thank you to Speciality Foods magazine for their write up on The Big Cheese and our award! Read More...

The Big Cheese is on the up!

Delighted to see The Big Cheese Making Kit is top of the "going up" list in The Stylist Magazine! Read More...

The Big Cheese Wins Award!

We are very excited to announce that The Big Cheese Making Kit was voted "Best New Idea" at The Farm Shop and Deli Show! Thanks so much to all the lovely people that came to our stand, especially the very lovely ones who placed orders!  It was a great show made all the better for winning an award voted for by attendees.   Read More...