Crafted by Wyke Farms using milk from the herd that grazes Worthy Farm – The Home of The Glastonbury Festival.

The Clothier family have been making Award-Winning cheddar in the heart of Somerset, a stone’s throw from Worthy Farm, for generations. With its mild climate and lush, green pastures for grazing, it is the best place to make Cheddar.

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About 100 years ago, my grandfather decided to make the milk at Worthy Farm into Caerphilly cheese. He secured a good price from the Welsh coal miners, bought the first lorry around here and delivered it once a week to the coal pits. This trade made him quite rich and powerful. But the general strike in 1926 ended all of that. He had to mortgage the farm and close the cheese production down. He converted his AC car (equivalent to the Aston Martin of today) into a horse drawn cart and called it a ‘Dofunny.’ This vehicle took the kids to school and went on weekly shopping trips to Glastonbury. Now 100 years later, after 50 years of recent festival history, Worthy Farm milk is being made into cheese again by Wyke Farms and the finest reserve cheddar selected for Worthy Farm packs – what a comeback!

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nutritional facts

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 1725 kJ / 416 kcal
Fat 34.9 g
of which saturates 21.7 g
Carbohydrate 0.1 g
Of which sugars 0.1 g
Protein 25.4 g
Salt 1.8 g

Allergy advice:

Contains cow’s milk (pasteurised). Gluten-free.


Can I freeze my Worthy Farm Reserve Cheddar?

Yes – though you may notice a crumblier texture in the cheese, once thawed. Please allow your cheddar to thoroughly defrost in the fridge before unwrapping.

How should I store my Worthy Farm Reserve Cheddar?

It is best to store your Worthy Cheddar in the cheese drawer compartment of your fridge, which is the warmest and moistest part. Worthy Farm Cheddar can be stored in its packaging. Once you have opened your cheese, we recommend wrapping it in a reusable beeswax wrap – available to purchase from the Wyke Farms online shop.

Is Worthy Farm Reserve Cheddar suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, Worthy Cheddar is made with Vegetarian rennet.

It has been an absolute pleasure working with the team at Worthy Farm. Not only do our families share in a long tradition of Somerset farming, the Eavis family have a long history in cheesemaking too. Our shared family values, passion for sustainable farming & commitment to producing the highest quality cheddar are all things that make our partnership a natural fit.

Wyke Farms MD & Third Generation Cheesemaker

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Pick up a pack of Worthy Farm Reserve Cheddar in your local Coop store, visit our competition page at the link below and enter the unique code that you’ll find on your pack to be in with a chance of winning tickets to Glastonbury Festival 2022!

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