With innumerable worldly cheese varieties to bring to the palates of U.S. consumers, ANCO is constantly pursuing new partnerships to further bolster its portfolio. The latest urbane offering to fall under its notable fold comes from industry shaking innovators, Wensleydale Creamery, with its range of blended cheese flavors.
This new line of products was cultivated based, in part, on another creative cheese cultivation: the Yorkshire Wensleydale PGI cheese slices. As Manager of Client Services, Hannah Thompson recently told me, she first became enamoured with the selection while visiting the cheese’s native homeland, England. This fascination led to the ANCO partnership that will soon put the blended cheese slices into American hands this summer.
“We can now satisfy our customers’ needs with our famous Wensleydale Creamery brand of blended cheeses in a more convenient format,” Wensleydale Creamery’s Managing Director, David Hartley, adds. “We are proud to provide our customers with the perfect ‘easy to use’ option whilst delivering the flavour loved by our fans.”
Wensleydale has established a solid following of brand familiarity in the U.K., though it might be better known our side as the cheese that Wallace and Gromit finds on the moon from the popular animated series. Based in Hawes, England, Wensleydale Creamery has retained its historical focus on innovation to develop this latest range of cheese slices.
“Available in a choice of Hot & Spicy, Caramelized Onion, Natural Oak Smoked, Chives & Onion, or Cracked Black Pepper flavors, these slices are guaranteed to kick up Dad’s grilled hamburger to meet today’s demand for stronger, unique flavors,” Hannah tells me.
These particular flavored slices will allow American consumers a prime opportunity to move one of their favorite selections off the cheeseboard and onto a number of different dishes. From toast to burgers, Hannah reiterates that the slices are not those of your typically considered sliced cheese as these have no bland taste or artificial colors.
The blended cheddar slices will soon be available to U.S. consumers, with a projected launch this summer. The peel and reseal packaging allows for easy use, and comes in a 5.64 oz pack that contains six slices. All slices are cultivated with high-quality cow’s milk that is RBST-free.
“Goodbye, orange American squares. Hello, London!” Hannah finishes.
Recent winners of “Best for Cheese on Toast,” voted by the UK public in a national British Cheese Board initiative, we can’t wait to see where this new royale selection from the Wensleydale Creamery heads next.