check out these cheesemakers.
1. Dewlay Cheesemakers, in Garstang,
The firm is run by third generation brothers Nick and Richard Kenyon.
The shop even has a viewing gallery overlooking the dairy so customers can see the cheese being made.
2. JJ Sandham, Barton
JJ Sandham, based at Rostock Dairy, Barton, is known for its Lancashire cheesebombs and offers a range of refined and delicate smoked cheeses.
3. Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses, Inglewhite
Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses, which has a dairy in Wilson Fields Farm, Inglewhite, is the creator of the popular Blacksticks Blue.
The cheesemaker wins multiple awards each year, last month scooping several gongs in the World Cheese Awards and the Global Cheese Awards.
4. Mrs Kirkhams, Goosnargh
Mrs Kirkhams has been running at Beesley Farm, Goosnargh, for more than 70 years.
The business is now run by Ruth and John Kirkhams son Graham with the help of his partner Kellie, and sons Shaun and Mike