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      12th March 2015

      Well done to Paul and Chris at Grandma Singletons, who have completed their L2 and L3 NVQ's for Proficiency in Food
      Industry Skills.


india-show-2.jpg      AHAAR SHOW INDIA

      10th March 2015

      John is currently at the AHAAR Show in India.

      "Well a chaotic show but we have a really good position and Dabon have our cheese looks set for a great show.  Our
      booth is surely one of the most professional and we are the only english cheese company represented with over 1 billion
      folk to go at - the big question is - can Grandma cope!!  Lets dive in and see!!!"





      9th March 2015

      A big thank you to everyone at Singletons for their input into the BRC Audit. We received 6 non-conformances during our
      2 day audit, when non-conformances are found we must implement corrective actions, preventative measures and
      document the root cause of the non-conformance and then forward evidence to the auditor and the certification
      department of improvements.  We can now confirm the Kevin Richards has signed off on our minor non-conformances
                                                   over night and we shall be receiving our certificate shortly.



      24th February 2015

      Grandma Singletons supported the Lancashire Federation of Young Farmers by sponsoring their annual County Quiz
      Competition.  We received a lovely letter from them thanking us for our support, it reads "We would like to thank you for
      supporting us. Without the support of people like you, we would not be able to run our annual programme of events and
      competitions, which are so important in enabling our Young Farmers to grow and develop in to the remarkable people
                                                   they are."  The quiz final is on the 10th March and we wish the contestants the best of luck.

gs-xmas-logo-signatures.png      MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

      25th December 2015

      From everyone at Grandma Singletons we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!



gs-logo.jpg      ONLINE SHOP NOW OPEN!

      28th November

      Grandma Singletons new online shop is now open!

      Go to to buy your cheese today!!! 


bbc-radio-lancs.jpg      GRANDMA ON THE RADIO

      11th November 2014

      Tilly Carefoot our Managing Director was on BBC Radio Lancashire last night, discussing our new Pals Cheese with
      presenter Gary Hickson - who seemed to enjoy our samples!

      Click here and fast forward to 1hr 20mins, to listen to this interesting interview.

lancs-pals.jpg      LANCASHIRE PALS

      7th November 2014

      To commemorate the centenary of World War One we are launching a new cheese - Lancashire Pals to support national
      charity SSAFA.

                                                         Click here for pictures and more information


       SIAL SHOW 2014

      27th October 2014

      We recently visited the SIAL Show in Paris from 19th-23rd October, a great time had by all on the Singletons stand.

      Click here to view the pictures and see what we got up to!


seoul-food-show-2014.jpg       SEOUL FOOD SHOW 2014

       20th May 2014         

      We went to the Seoul Food Show in South Korea this month. We were joined on the booth by our distributors in Korea,
      G&G Foods.  We would like to thank them for their hospitality whilst we were in Korea, as well as helping us on the booth at
      the show they took us to see Seoul Tower and Mingadaheon Restaurant for a lovely banquet.

                                                        Click here to view the pictures from our interesting visit to Korea.

easter-comp.jpg      GRANDMA'S EASTER COMPETITION 2014

      7th February 2014

      Its Easter time, so that means its time for one of Grandma's competitions. This month we are running
     one for the kids but adults feel free to join in!

      Click here to visit our Facebook page for more information on how to enter!




      4th February 2014

      Grandma Singletons has joined forces with six local farmers all within a 5 mile radius. The farmers
      will produce cows milk for Singletons cheese, we will collect around 20,000 litres a day in total!

      Click here to continue reading this story.


      WINTER FANCY FOOD SHOW 2014wffs-2014-logo.bmp

      15th January 2014

      Join Grandma Singletons at the West Coast’s largest Specialty Food and Beverage Trade Show. 
      The show will be held in San Francisco from January 19 - January 21, 2014.

       Click here to follow our event on facebook for the latest information.



      FLAVOUR FIRST ARTICLEparlick-1.jpg

      20th December 2013

      Great article from Flavour First, all about Grandma Singletons delicious Parlick Fell Sheep's Milk
      Cheese.  Click here to give it a read.     




      5th November 2013

      Going down a bomb!!

      Sales of Chris Sandhams Lancashire Bomb are literally ‘going down a bomb’ since introducing
      the product earlier this year sales have topped over 15,000 units.

      We must be the only company legitimately selling bombs to Beirut – we love it!!



      ANUGA 2013 FOOD FAIR

      25th September 2013

      Just around the corner, come and see our fantastic new exhibition! Take a tour through history with our timeline wall art,
      presentation video and historical artefacts. Not to mention our selection of fine cheese products.

biba-awards-2013-pic.jpg       THE BIBA AWARDS 2013

      20th September 2013

      A great night was had by all, we are very pleased to be finalists for the third year in a row.  

      Unfortunately we missed out on Exporter of The Year 2013 but there is always next year!



      THE BIBAS 2013

      18th September 2013

      With the BIBA awards only a few days away, Singletons are up for Best Exporter Award. “This is the third year in a row we
      have made the finalists” said owner and managing director Tilly Carefoot “ the Northwest is a hotbed of great export
      successes, so we are delighted to be in the final mix”
The awards ceremony is this coming Friday - fingers crossed!



      13th August 2013

      Why not take a look at Sainsburys new promotion on Grandma Singletons slices to get you through the week....

      2 for £3.00 on Sainsbury's Cracked Black Pepper Slices & Jalapeno and Garlic Slices, from 13th Aug - 24th Sept.


nantwich-booth-2.jpg      NANTWICH SHOW!

      30th July 2013

      Grandma Singletons scooped two awards for their innovative flavoured cheese, Tomato & Oregano slices
      and Cheddar with Piccalilli.



great-yorkshire-show-2013.bmp      THE GREAT YORKSHIRE SHOW!

      9th July 2013

      Congratulations to Grandma Singletons who has won at the Great Yorkshire Show today:

     1st Place - Parlick Fell                                       2nd Place - Piccalilli Cheese
      1st Place
- Crumbly Lancashire            3rd Place - Creamy Lancashire




      10th June 2013

      New to our family of customers is NICS from Korea, on a recent visit to Grandma Singletons Aejee Baeck experienced
      milking a sheep first hand!!

      We don’t know who was most surprised - Aejee or the sheep!!!!!


grandma-singletons-logo.jpg     CUSTOMER LETTER

      20th May 2013

      It is always nice to hear from a happy customer, thank you to Mrs Beverley Wallace for your kind letter.

      Click here to view


3-parch-offer-at-booths.bmp      OFFER AT BOOTHS

      13th May 2013

      200g Strong Lancashire, Beacon Fell & Parlick Fell parchments, buy a 200g parchment for the price of a 150g! This
                                                       means you get 33% extra free!  This offer finishes on the 18th June, so hurry and get yours now.



      30th April 2013 - Garstang Courier Wednesday 27th March

      English cheese featured in all courses at Tokyo event.  Its not every day you get to eat tasty Lancashire with blow-fish,
      or have Grandma Singleton's famously strong Lancashire gratined with shellfish...

                                                       Read more 

easter-comp-winners-1.jpg      EASTER COMPETITION WINNERS!

      4th April 2013

      Easter competition winner Fiona Slater kindley sent us in a picture of her children, Annie, Elliott and Emilia, enjoying
Grandma Singletons yummy cheese!  They said Grandma's Salted Caramel was delicious a real treat and our Parlick
      had a lovely delicate flavour and would be a new family favourite.

      Look out for more Grandma's competitions in the future....

       TRADITIONAL VALUESlacs-live-trad-values.bmp

      2nd April 2013 - Lancashire Live Magazine

      Grandma Singletons award winning cheeses have been made in the heart of the Ribble Valley for over 75 years.
                                                       Read more



      26th March 2013

      Why not take a look at our pictures from Fermiers 27th Birthday Celebrations on our facebook page!

                                                       Click here




      18th March 2013

      Why not join in with Grandma's Easter competition to be in with a chance of winning this lovely easter hamper.

      Just go to our facebook page to join in...

      Click here



      4th March 2013

      From the 4th March Grandma Singletons Famously Strong Lancashire parchments will be available in 50 regional
      branches of Waitrose.




change-of-colour-for-parchments.bmp      SAME GREAT CHEESE JUST DIFFERENT COLOURED FILM

      26th February 2013

      Our Famously Strong Lancashire and Parlick Fell prepack cheese will be changing its colour from March. 

                                                        Read more


      double-gloucester.jpg GRANDMA'S DOUBLE GLOUCESTER

      6th February 2013

      Grandma Singletons Double Gloucester with Chive and Onion on the shelves in San Diego!!!




paint-butter-spec-offer.bmp      BOOTHS BUTTER OFFER!

      30th January 2013

      Grandma Singletons Whey Cream Butter is currently on offer at Booths Supermarkets by 2 for £2.50! From Wednesday
      30th January - Wednesday 20th February!  Goes well with you crumpets, get yours today!


famously-strong-lancs.jpg      SAINSBURYS OFFER!

      29th January 2013

      Grandma Singletons Famously Strong Lancashire save 1/3 at Sainsburys Deli!  Wednesday 23rd January -
6th February!  Get yours today!





      21st January 2013

      Take a look at our pictures from the Winter Fancy Food Show on our Facebook page!

      Click here


famously-strong-lancs.jpg      GRANDMA'S BACK!

      7th January 2013

      Grandma's Singletons Famously Strong Lancashire is back....

      Read more    


 gsxmas.png     MERRY CHRISTMAS!

      24th December 2012

      Everyone at Grandma Singletons would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  




around-the-world-in-80-wheys-2.bmp   AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 WHEYS!

      24th December 2012 - Lancashire Evening Post

      Some people well go to any lengths to get their hands on a slice of Lancashire cheese....

      Read more

grandma-singletons-logo.jpg       CHEESE NEWS!

      4th December 2012

      Last week CASH stated that cheese was responsible for extremely high levels of salt in food....

      Read more



lancashire-day-logo.bmp       LANCASHIRE DAY

      27th November 2012


      Why not try some of our favourite Lancashire cheeses, Famously Strong, Beacon Fell and yummy Crumbly Lancs.

      Click here to view these yummy cheeses!


grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      LANCASHIRE'S NOT CRUMBLING

      20th November 2012 - Lancashire Evening Post

      Success, in marketing-speak, is all about finding a unique selling point. Talk to a local cheesemaker, however, and they
      will put it in layman's
terms: find your niche, and your cheese will sell.
      Read more

     grandma-singletons-logo.jpg  HAPPY CUSTOMER

      19th November 2012

      One of our customers has sent us in a lovely thank you letter, which we thought we would share with you.

      Click here to view our letter




      12th November 2012    

      Grandma Singletons Sticky Toffee Pudding Cheddar will be making a national return this Christmas to 500 Sainsbury's
      deli counters.

                                                        Read more


     samlesbury-food-drink-festival.bmpSAMLESBURY FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL

      7th November 2012

      Singletons will be attending the Samlesbury Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 10th November and Sunday 11th
                                                       November, between 10:00-4:00pm at Huntleys Country Stores in Samlesbury.

                                                       Read more


comp-example.jpg      OCTOBER COMPETITION!

     22nd October 2012

      Dont forget about our fabulous competition running until the end of this month, chance to win a £50 iTunes voucher!!

                                                       Read more

grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      SIAL 

      18th October 2012

      SIAL - The Global Food Marketplace, runs from Sunday 21st October until Thursday 25th at Villepinte, Paris!

      Read more



grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      LONGRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL VISIT

      17th October 2012

      Miss Janet Mason, Head of Business Studies at Longridge High School writes, "As part of the GCSE Business Studies
      course pupils have to research and evaluate businesses.  Having Singleton's on our door step and so willing to work with
      us has been fantastic. 

      Read more


grandma-singletons-biba-awards-2012-new.jpg      SINGLETONS DAIRY IS ALL SET TO GO WEST 

      16th October 2012 - Longridge & Ribble Valley News

      Tilly Carefoot says the dairy - which won awards at several dairy shows for its cheeses - was a finalist in the
      manufacturer, exporter and business of the year sections of the BIBA awards.

      Singletons picked up their awards in Blackpool - and now says the firm wants to open an office
      in America....

      Read more


grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      MORRISONS PROMOTION

      15th October 2012

      Salted Caramel is listed nationally as part of their Halloween/Bonfire promotions - on all deli counters! It's limited edition, so
      get yours
before it all runs out!! 

      It goes in store on Thursday 18th October
and runs for 3 weeks!

grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      HOUTEN CHEESE FAIR

      2nd & 3rd October 2012

      Grandma Singletons supported our partner Dupont at the Houten Cheese Fair.

      View pictures



grandma-in-germany-1.jpg      INTERMOPO - FOOD FAIR DUSSLEDORF

      23rd, 24th & 25th September 2012

      Grandma Singletons supported our German partner Munnich Fromage.    

      Why not take a look at more pictures from the InterMoPo Food Fair on our facebook page.



grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      EXPORTING CHEESE FROM SINGLETONS

      10th September 2012

      A timelapse showing our world exports. Take a peek....

      Click here



speciality-fine-food-fair-2012-new.bmp      SPECIALITY & FINE FOOD FAIR 2012

      3rd September 2012

      Grandma Singletons is off to the Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2012 tomorrow at the Grand Hall, Olympia Exhibition Centre,
      London.  Why not come down and say hello...




       31st August 2012

      What are you up to this weekend?

      Before you make plans make a note in your diaries, its the Square Food Festival this weekend in Preston. Saturday 1st
      September from 10:00-19:30 and Sunday 2nd September from 10:00-17:00,
come down and see our Sales Team
      Will and Dom.

      Be there or be square!           


bibas-awards.jpg      BIBAS

      30th August 2012

      It’s the BIBAS this week and Singletons in the final for, best manufacturer, best exporter and best business!
      Everyone is holding their breath at Singletons, wish us luck!


customer-pic.jpg       HAPPY CUSTOMER

      28th August 2012 

      "Hi there, we have recently returned from the Northern Territory and Queensland, Australia, and I was very pleased to see
      your cheeses on sale there. We found them as far north as
Darwin NT (different spelling to the Lancashire version) and
      Port Douglas, QLD. It was good
to find your cheeses there, not just to see an export from Longridge but to get some


cheese-factory-group.jpg      RIBBLESDALE ROTARY GROUP VISIT

       21st August 2012

      Pictured here are 30 members of the Ribblesdale Rotary Group enjoying a visit to Singletons Dairy Ltd on Monday
      evening 6th August 2012.
The bearded members had to don TWO hairnets - great fun!

                                                       Read more

grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      COMPETITION TIME!!

      10th August 2012

      New cheesy comp running through August and September! Submit any cheese related picture on our FB/Twitter page.
      We’ll pick a winner at the end of Sept and they will win a £50 ITunes voucher!!! GOOD LUCK!!                                      



nantwich-cheese-show.bmp      COUNTY FIRMS WALK AWAY WITH TOP AWARDS

      10th August 2012 - Lancashire Evening Post

      A trio of Lancashire cheese-makers walked away with a huge haul of trophies at the prestigious Nantwich Cheese Show. 

                                                       Read more         


grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      A TASTY BUSINESS

      10th August 2012 - Lancashire Evening Post

      As Lancashire’s top cheese-makers sweep the board at the industry awards, David Coates speaks to one of its
      leading lights.....

      Read more


tilly-wins-site-battle.bmp      CHEESE MAKER WINS SITE BATTLE

      9th August 2012

      A Lancashire cheese-maker is bidding to push ahead with expansion plans after winning its fight against a conservation
      area which threatened to
stop it.....    

      Read more




      7th August 2012

      Tilly Carefoot presenting the prize winning Parlick Fell Pure Sheep Milk cheese to Mr Raymond Neary.

      Read more


      comp-winner-website-new.jpgCOMPETITION WINNER'S BLOG

      6th August 2012

      I absolutely love cheese! So when Grandma Singleton’s ran a competition on Twitter whereby you could win some
I did not hesitate for one moment.....

                                                       Read more




      1st August 2012

      Congratulations to our competition winner Carla Gardiner!! Who has won a delicious box of Grandma Singletons cheese.
      Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter, look out for more cheesy competitions on facebook and twitter in the



      24th July 2012

      Results are in!  Grandma Singletons won GOLD at Nantwich for two of our products, Parlick Fell Pure Sheeps
      Milk Cheese and our newly developed Piccalilli
in Farmhouse Cheddar.

      Read more


grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      ORGANIC ANNUAL AUDIT

      20th July 2012

      Singletons have passed the Organic Annual Audit today with no non conformances.

      Thank you to everyone at Singletons for their support!


      18th July 2012

      Pennine Lancashire RDPE Programme Executive held its meeting at Grandma Singletons yesterday.  John Carr gave
      the group a short introduction to the business and explained the benefits coming to Singletons from the grant funding they
      received from RDPE.

                                                       Read more



      16th July 2012

      Win a selection of Grandmas finest cheese! Go to our twitter page to fine out how to enter. 




      July/August 2012 - Lancashire Business View Feature, Issue 45

      Whether its indulging in her passion for sailing or taking on council chiefs over the future of her business, Tilly Carefoot
      doesn't let anything blow
her off course......  

      Read more


      10th July 2012

      We have won GOLD in the Great Yorkshire Show this year for our Parlick Fell Pure Sheeps Milk Cheese!

      Have a look at the recipes on our website to see what you can create with this wonderful cheese......

      Click here



grandma-singletons-logo.jpg       BOOTHS WHEY CREAM BUTTER FEATURE

      27th June 2012

      You can’t have whey cream butter without traditional cheesemaking. This firm, sweet, luxurious toast-topper is made from
      cream separated from the whey left over after the cheese is made.

      Read more

grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      THE DAIRY QUEEN   
      30th May 2012 - Lancashire Evening Post
      Hearty chuckles and grown men falling to pieces in front of Her Majesty.  That's what cheesemaker Tilly Carefoot
      remembers from the day she met the Queen.... 

      Read more


      24th April 2012

      “A massive boost to the local economy with a combined investment of over £600,000” – that’s how Tilly Carefoot,      
      managing director of Singletons described the news that they are to invest in a new packing line and blending facility.

       Read more



      15th March 2012

      We have just launched a brand new facebook page for Grandma Singletons. Please visit Grandma's facebook page to
      like Grandma and ensure you get all the latest Grandma Singletons news. You can find out where Grandma has been as
      we are now available in many countries and take part in all our cheesy competitions.


grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      SINGLETONS PASS BRC WITH FLYING COLOURS

      Yesterday Singletons passed the new version 6 BRC audit with a Grade A. A massive thanks goes out to all the team at
      the dairy from Tilly, Gary and John who are extremely pleased with the results and feedback from the auditor. This is the
      industry leading standard all food manufacturers and is a prerequisite for a global brand leader like Singletons. 




      Singletons demonstrating cheese internationally!! Last week Dominic carried out a number of in-store demo’s showcasing
      fine English cheese exported by Singletons to the USA.

      As well as making fantastic cheeses, Singletons also bring prize winning cheeses to clients around the world.



      Grandma Singletons has donated over £6300 to Lancashire based Bowland Mountain Rescue Team to help them buy
      new fleeces and waterproofs for their dedicated team of volunteers. Grandma Singletons generated the money by making
      a donation from each pack of Grandma Singletons Whey Butter sold in Booths. The butter is made using Bowland Fresh
      milk from the heart of Lancashire so it is fitting that it is used to support such a deserving local Lancashire cause.





      16th November 2011

      Congratulations to Simon Stott on winning The Best Sheep Farmer in Farmers Weekly. Simon of Laund Farm,
      Chipping, provides the high quality ewes milk for our Parlick Fell Sheeps' Milk Cheese.
Farmers Weekly said "This young
      entrepreneur is at the centre of a vibrant family business, which has a commercial flock as well as an impressive added
                                                       value sheep milking enterprise at its heart".



      From 16th November 2011

      Grandma Singletons innovative Sticky Toffee Cheese will be available on the deli counters of 500 of the top Sainsbury's
      stores nationwide.



grandma-singletons-logo.jpg      GRANDMA SINGLETONS LAUNCHES IN TESCOS

      Following the enormously successful recent re-branding of Grandma Singletons cheese, all 3 of our Grandma's Favourite
      cheese varieties - Grandma Singletons Famously Strong Lancashire, Beacon Fell Lancashire PDO and
      Parlick Fell Sheeps' Milk Cheese – will now be available on the deli counters of over 50 Tesco stores in the North West.

      All are supplied to Tesco's as waxed wheels. Look out for the red, yellow, green labels on the deli counter!





      8th - 12th October 2011

      Grandma Singletons are exhibiting at Anuga at Kolnmesse Exhibition Centre, Koln, GermanyThis is the first time we
      will show the world our new Grandma Singletons branding and packaging, on what should be our finest looking stand
  Anuga is the world's leading food fair for the retail trade and the food service and catering market. It will have
      150,000+ trade visitors. 
Come and see us in Hall 10.1, Stand F-11a.