The 2024 Global Cheese Awards

Entries close

Mon, 19 Aug 2024


Thu, 12 Sep 2024

Public Show Day

Sat, 14 Sep 2024

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Please visit Global Cheese Awards 2023 Entries at Showing Scene.

Exhibit Preparation

Exhibit labels containing class and exhibit numbers will be forwarded to each exhibitor. These must be visibly attached a white bandage is permitted on the sides of cylindrical cheese to within 1 inch of the top and bottom. The right is reserved for the judge to remove any mark indicating ownership or maker’s name on, or attached to, any cheese will disqualify the exhibit for competition, except classes which specifically allow branded packaging.

Delivery of Exhibits

Please ensure your exhibits are adequately packaged to prevent transit damage. Damaged exhibits often cannot be judged. All exhibits to be staged and delivered to The Showground, Bunn’s lane, West Woodlands, BA11 5ES between 1.00pm and 5.00pm on Wednesday 11th September 2024. If exhibits need to be delivered outside these times contact +44 (0) 1373 463600 to arrange a prior appointment. Exhibits can also be delivered to Peter Green Chilled Leighton Lane, Evercreech, Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset. BA4 6LQ on Monday 9th September or Tuesday 10th September 2024 and the show will stage the exhibits for you. Each outer carton must be marked with the following: Global Cheese Awards Frome. The small white label supplied by the show stating the class number and exhibit number must be visibly attached to each cheese. The position which each lot is to occupy will be pointed out to exhibitors by members of the committee. Late deliveries or deliveries with missing labels will not be displayed.

The Awards

There will be a First, Second and Third awarded to of each class and the winners of the classes will then compete against other winners within the same section. From this a Best in Category will be awarded and then all the Best in Categories will compete to win the Global Champion and the Supreme Champion which is only available to our UK entries. Within the Artisan Section a Gold Standard for cheese may also be given where judges see fit.

Collection of Exhibits

No produce is to be withdrawn from the exhibition before 6.00pm on Saturday 14th September 2024. Each exhibitor wishing to collect their exhibits must have a person in attendance at the close of the exhibition to collect his produce and to see its removal. No other parties will be admitted into the show after the close of the exhibition. Any produce not collected before 7.00pm will become the property of the show.

Cheese Auction

The committee reserve the right to use the Global Champion, Reserve Global Champion, UK Champion, Reserve UK Champion, and Best Traditional Cheese for cutting in the Cheese Pavilion for sale to the public at the cheese auction.

International Freight

Details of consolidation points will soon be available; please ensure you have completed the necessary licencing documents with full descriptions of all contents.