Suffolk Gold
Country of originEngland
TownCreeting St Mary
Source of milkCow's milk of Guernsey cattle
Weight3 kilograms (6.5 pounds)
Aging time8-10 weeks

Suffolk Gold cheese is a semi-soft cheese prepared from the pasteurised cow's milk of Guernsey cattle.[1][2] Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses, a family-operated company located in Creeting St Mary, Suffolk, England, produces the cheese.[2][3] The dairy was established in 2004.[1]


The cheese is aged for ten to twelve weeks, and has a buttery flavour and creamy texture.[1][2] Suffolk Gold is produced in rounds that weigh 3 kilograms (6.5 pounds).[2]

As an ingredient

Suffolk Gold cheese is used as an ingredient in Fairfields Farm Crisps, a potato crisp product produced in Colchester, Essex, England.[4]


Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses received the BALE agricultural award from the Suffolk Agricultural Association in 2013.[5][6]

See also


  1. ^ a b c The World Cheese Book - Juliet Harbutt. p. 198.
  2. ^ a b c d Great British Cheeses - Jenny Linford. p. 96.
  3. ^ "About us". Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  4. ^ "In The Bag". Specialty Food Magazine. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  5. ^ "Winners of Agricultural Awards are announced". The Suffolk Show. 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  6. ^ "Agricultural Awards 2013". The Suffolk Show. Retrieved 17 November 2013.