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Making America Grate Again!

Since 2012, when we first started the cheese making revolution, we’ve been asked by our American friends if our kits were available to buy in the USA. The answer had always been an apologetic no. At the beginning of 2019 a decision was made to rectify this. Cheese is universal yeah? Make cheese not war! Read More…



Stocking The Big Cheese Making Kit

The Big Cheese Making Kit is a simple and beautiful range of products which allow customers to make homemade cheese in around an hour. Our Cheese Making Kits sit fantastically well with retailers due to attractive branding, ambient storage, long shelf life and generous margins. Not only are they a talking point with customers but Read More…



The Ultimate Cheese Making Kit

It has landed!  The newest and most exciting cheese making kit in the world: The ULTIMATE Cheese Making Kit!The ULTIMATE (you have to say it like the voice over on The X-Factor!) makes eight varieties of cheese: Mozzarella, Ricotta, Halloumi, Goat’s Cheese, Scottish Crowdie, Queso Blanco, Labneh and Paneer. Cheese lovers unite, your prayers have been answered!It Read More…



The Farm Shop & Deli Show

We exhibited at one of our favourite shows recently,  the Farm Shop & Deli Show that’s held yearly in Birmingham. It’s always a lovely show to exhibit at and great opportunity for us to meet our wonderful retailers and to make new friends! It’s a long journey from Edinburgh to Birmingham, but worth every mile. We drove Read More…



Hollywood Here We Come!

Hello everyone! It’s been a hugely exciting week for us at The Big Cheese Making Kit.  We’ve had a film crew in our midst, and then we attended the fantastic BBC Good Food Show Scotland in Glasgow. STV  are making a feature on the wonderful organisation that is Business Gateway.  Business Gateway supported us massively when Read More…



Jonathan’s German Adventure

Hello! I’m Jonathan, the International Business Manager for Big Cheese. As part of our international strategy we are reaching for new territories and first on our long list of countries is the land of Germany. So, recently I took a jaunt over there and thought it was worth a wee blog! To begin with – Read More…



Lots of News is Good News!

Hello everyone! It’s time for an update on how things are going here at Big Cheese HQ. It’s been an incredible few months and we have lots to tell you. There’s only one place to start. Our founder, Ailsa, was recently awarded an MBE for services to the food industry! Commenting on her award, Ailsa Read More…



What’s in a name?

    There are 1000s of varieties of cheese, all with their own name ranging from the mundane to the utterly unique. The world’s second most popular cheese, Cheddar, originated in Cheddar Somerset. Proof that an uncomplicated name can lead to world domination! Nobody really knows when cheesemaking began. Most likely its practice started around Read More…



Peas and cheese please…

Home grown veg and homemade cheese  Spring has arrived at The Big Cheese Making Kit’s HQ! All around the city there are copious amount of crocuses, and a host of golden daffodils. On that perfect Edinburgh morning – sun in the sky, a chill in the air – it is ridiculously beautiful. This inspired us Read More…



It’s not you it’s us!

Hello! Has it really been four months since we last updated this? No news is good news eh? Well in this case: yes.  No news simply means we’ve been incredibly busy and there hasn’t been enough hours in the day to update you all. Let’s change that. We’ve borrowed some more hands and we’re going Read More…