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Strathdon Blue Cheese, 145g, Highland Fine Cheeses

Highland Fine Cheeses, Vegetarian, Cows' Milk, Blue
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Strathdon Blue Cheese by Highland Fine Cheeses

Awarded Scotland's best cheese at the 2002 British Cheese Awards.

A luscious, mellow aromatic blue cheese made in Tain in the Scottish Highlands.

This is an inventive, original, devastatingly tasty and vibrant cheese. Though essentially mild, it has a wide range of flavours, tastes and textures. It leaves you tingly and numbs the mind with its delightful salty aftertaste. Also, it not only tastes fabulous, but also one of the most visually enticing of cheeses being made in Scotland today. The perfect accompaniment to freshly baked bread.

Milk is bought from a local six-herd cooperative, which includes one herd of Ayrshires and the rest are Holstein-Friesians. Ayrshires are a traditional Scottish dairy breed and reputedly produce excellent milk for cheesemaking and believes that adds a touch or richness to the cheese.

Made using pasteurised cows' milk and vegetarian rennet.

Pack size approx 145g

Suitable for Vegetarians


Meet the Producer: Highland Fine Cheeses in Tain

Highland Fine Cheeses is a family business established in 1963, manufacturing traditional cheeses unique to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. These have become some of Scotland’s most recognisable cheeses, but distinct branding for each means you may not have connected the dots. Specialising in soft, creamy varieties, the range includes oatmeal and peppercorn covered Black Crowdie, until recently called Gruth Dhu; Caboc, rolled in its trademark pinhead oatmeal; Blue Murder and Strathdon Blue; Crowdie and Morangie Brie. The Stone family work from their dairy in Tain, and have been making cheese in the Highlands since 1951.

Cheese By Process:
Pasteurised
Cheese by Type:
Cows' Milk, Blue
Preference :
Vegetarian
Producer:
Highland Fine Cheeses
Scottish Food From:
  • The Highlands

**We are closed just now as we are on annual leave from Sat 16th Jun to Sun 1st Jul 2018***


Next available day when your goods will be delivered

  • For the majority of UK wide postcodes: To be confirmed
  • For All DD & AB30 postcodes: Friday 17th June (1-4pm)
  • For Rural Postcodes (which take 2 days to deliver to): To be confirmed

Alternative delivery dates are available at checkout.

Or select our new Click and Collect service from our farm, Myreside Farm or Forfar Farmers Market.


Click and Collect Service

We now offer a click and collect service. Order and pay for your goods online, then collect at these locations:

  • Our Farm - Myreside Farm, Inverkeilor, Angus, DD11 5RL - Every Friday between 9 - 5
  • Forfar Farmers Market, Strathmore Hall, Forfar, Angus

More About Our Delivery Services

Standard delivery service using Parcelforce (majority of postcodes UK wide)

  • We deliver every Thursday between 8am - 12 noon
  • Place your order by Tuesday at 8am

If you spend £80 or more per consignment destined to one delivery address, your standard delivery is FREE.

If you spend £79.99, your standard delivery charge is £8 per consignment to a single delivery address.


Our Local Delivery Service (all DD postcodes in Dundee & Angus, AB30)

  • We deliver every Wednesday between 1pm - 4pm
  • Place your order by Tuesday at 8am

If you spend £80 or more per consignment destined to one delivery address, your standard delivery is FREE.

If you spend £79.99 or less, your standard delivery charge is £3.99 per consignment to a single delivery address.


Our Rural Delivery Service (certain postcodes in the Scottish Highlands & Islands)

  • We deliver every Friday before 5pm
  • Place your order by Tuesday at 8am

Isn’t it a nuisance, you live a beautiful remote location but no one wants to deliver to you? Well, we are here to help.

We offer a rural delivery service to most rural postcodes in the UK for exactly the same price as our standard service.

If you spend £80 or more per consignment destined to one delivery address, your standard delivery is FREE.

If you spend £79.99 or less, your standard delivery charge is £8 per consignment to a single delivery address.

For you guys in the remoter regions of the UK we deliver within 48hrs rather than 24hrs. Our super duper Wool Cool packaging has been tried and tested and guarantees chilled freshness up to 48hrs.

We deliver every Thursday using couriers to the rural postcodes listed below.

We deliver anytime between 8am and 6pm on day of your delivery.

Cut off times for orders are:

1pm on Monday for Thursday deliveries.

If your postcode is on this list below and you’d like to order from us, enter your postcode at the checkout and you'll offered our Rural Delivery Service (48hr service).

AB31* AB33* AB35 *AB34* AB36* AB37* AB38* AB41 *AB42* AB43* AB44* AB45* AB51* AB52* AB53* AB54* AB55* AB56* AB63*

DG10-16*

FK8 3* FK17* FK18* FK19* FK20* FK21*

IV1* IV2* IV3* IV4* IV5* IV6* IV7* IV8* IV9* IV10* IV11* IV12* IV19*

IV22* IV23* IV24* IV26* IV27* IV28* IV30* IV31* IV32* IV36*

IV40* IV41*IV42* IV43* IV44* IV45* IV46* IV47* IV48* IV49*

IV50* IV51* IV52* IV53* IV54* IV55* IV56* IV63*

KA27*

KT15* KT16* KT17*

KW1* KW2* KW3* KW5* KW6* KW7* KW8* KW9* KW10* KW11* KW12* KW13* KW14* KW15 1*

PA34* PA36* PA40* PA70* PA80* PA60* PA61*

TD15 2*

TR25*

PH10* PH11* PH13* PH14*PH15 2* PH19*

PH20* PH21* PH22* PH23* PH24* PH25* PH26*

PH30* PH31* PH32* PH33* PH34* PH35* PH36* PH37* PH38* PH39* PH40* PH41*PH42* PH43* PH44* PH49*

PH50*

We are currently unable to deliver to the following postcodes: ZE*, HS, PA (Inner Hebrides), KA.

If a delivery option isn't offered for your postcode, do get in touch as we can certainly see what we can do to help!


Life is far too short to be waiting in for deliveries so we have 3 convenient delivery options for you:

1. We Can Deliver to Your Work Place

Just add your work address to the delivery address section and add any special instructions like “Tell Dotty on reception to keep her paws off my goodies”.

2. We Can Leave in a Safe Place at Your Home

Just let us know in the Delivery Instructions where you’d like us to leave your box. Our cheery couriers are experts in deliveries to sheds and garages. Somewhere cool and dark is best. Most of our customers choose this option and you must give us a safe place to leave your goods if we are delivering to your home address.

3. We Can Deliver to Your Neighbours

“Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours”. Do you have a good neighbour who would give a home to your fresh box? Perfect, just let us know in the Delivery Instructions. Goods can are best left in their box until you collect them from your neighbour.

Change of plan and you won’t be around on the day of delivery?

If the goods have been dispatched, our courier will contact you on the day of the delivery. If the goods haven't been dispatched, please contact us on 01241 830 693.

Don’t worry if you aren’t available to pop your fresh goodies in the fridge straight away, our super duper Wool Cool packaging keeps everything nicely chilled for up to 4 days (not that we'll need it!).


How to pay online at Fresh Food Express

We accept Paypal payments and all credit and debit cards payments.

When you checkout, at Billing Info, you'll be given two payment options.

Pay by:

1. Debit/Credit Card (except Maestro card)

2. Paypal Account (when you click submit my order, you'll be automatically taken to Paypal's safe and secure site, where you can log in to your existing Paypal account, or create a new Paypal account).


Here's why we recommend that you open a safe and secure Paypal account:

PayPal is the most preferred way to pay online in the UK because it's safer and faster. PayPal stores and safeguards your card and bank details, enabling you to pay online without entering your sensitive financial information every time you shop. You speed through checkout in just a few clicks, PayPal takes the payment from your card or bank directly, and your payment details are never shared on the internet.

Why pay with PayPal?

  • It's safer: Shop at thousands of websites without sharing your financial details
  • It's faster: With no need to type in your card details, you can check out in a few clicks
  • It's easier: All you need is an email address and password to pay online

It takes minutes to open a PayPal account and it's free!

When you are ready to pay Fresh Food Express, just checkout and follow the easy steps to open a Paypal account.

If you need any further assistance with making payments, please give us a call on 01241 830693

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