26th July 2017- Cheese champion Brenda Davies received the British Cheese Board (BCB) Industry Award yesterday at The Nantwich Show in recognition of her invaluable contribution to the UK dairy industry.
Brenda has worked in the dairy industry for over 20 years, starting her career at Goodwin’s creamery in the labs, working her way up to the position of Quality Assurance Manager in 1995. Since then, her career has also seen her work for Glanbia Cheese, The Cheese Company and Arla Foods, working with various cheese sites including Lockerbie, Taw Valley, Melton, Malpas & Oswestry and the Magheralin Cheese Factory in Northern Ireland, ensuring the highest quality of cheese and customer satisfaction.
Dr Judith Bryans, chief executive of Dairy UK, said: “Brenda has dedicated her career to ensuring the quality of our great British cheeses across the UK. She is widely recognised throughout the industry and her way with people has made her a firm favourite at sites. I am delighted that Brenda is being acknowledged for her dedication to the British cheese industry as she is a very worthy recipient.”
BCB spokesperson, Luisa Candido, added: “It’s great to see Brenda recognised for her lifetime commitment to British cheese. As we have seen at the Nantwich Show, our cheese industry is one of the best in the world and it is an industry the UK can be extremely proud of.”
Award-winner, Brenda Davies, said: “I am absolutely thrilled to be the recipient of this year’s Cheese Industry Award. The UK produces some of the finest cheeses in the world and it is a true honour to be recognised today by my peers.”
The award was given to Brenda yesterday at The Nantwich Show, the largest international cheese show.