Feltham’s Farm Wins at the British Cheese Awards 2024


Feltham’s Farm and Broadcaster Nigel Barden at the British Cheese Awards trade show with the award winning cheese

Feltham’s Farm emerged as a standout winner at the British Cheese Awards, securing an impressive tally of seven awards, including Golds, a Silver, and several Bronzes. The farm’s cheeses, known for their unique names and flavours, received awards across multiple categories, showcasing their excellence in both quality and presentation.
In the Best Packaging category, Feltham’s Farm’s Rebel Nun, Gert Lush, and Renegade Monk cheeses all clinched Gold, demonstrating the farm’s commitment to creative and appealing packaging. La Fresca Margarita also earned recognition in this category, taking home a Silver award. Additionally, La Fresca Margarita was awarded a Bronze in the Fresh Lactic section, highlighting the cheese’s quality and taste. The Semi Soft Export class saw Gert Lush and Renegade Monk receiving Silver and Bronze awards respectively, underscoring Feltham’s Farm’s appeal to international markets.

The best cheese there
The competition was notably fierce this year, with over 600 cheeses entered across various classes.
Jem Panufnik, the designer behind Feltham’s Farm’s award-winning packaging, said ‘I am over the moon to have won best Packaging for Renegade Monk – all the Felthams cheeses have such great names and backstories, it’s an illustrator’s dream job!’.
Penny Nagle, the farm’s Director, said, ‘We are delighted that our creative design-led ethos for our packaging has been recognised by the cheese industry as adding value to our brand.’
Marcus Fergusson, the Owner and Cheesemaker at Feltham’s Farm, said ‘Our Silvers and Bronzes for Lactic and Semi Soft Export show that we are delivering some terrific cheeses that both professional cheese people and customers love.’
The farm’s success also caught the attention of journalist and broadcaster Nigel Barden, who praised Gert Lush on BBC Radio London’s Robert Elms Show. Barden commended the cheese’s inventive naming and packaging and lauded its taste as ‘the best cheese there.’


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