Meet our Patrons
Our Patrons make this Academy possible and we love them!

We would like to take this opportunity to say an enormous thank you to all of our Patrons and show you who they are.

A massive thanks to all of our current Patrons

Ecole du Fromage Savencia

Savencia Fromage and Dairy UK

Savencia is a continental cheese company which gathers professionals of different expertise. L’école du fromage by Savencia was created to transmit and share the passion…
Guild of Fine Food

Guild of Fine Food

The Guild was formed in 1995 with a mission to support and encourage artisan food and drink producers and the independent delicatessens, farm shops and…
Paul Thomas

Paul Thomas

Paul Thomas is a freelance technical consultant specialising in dairy technology and food safety. As a training provider has delivered courses and webinars on behalf…
Paxton & Whitfield

Paxton & Whitfield

For over 200 years, Paxton & Whitfield has pursued a passion for cheese, fine food and wine. We pride ourselves on sourcing and maturing exceptional…
Quicke's cheese


Quicke’s cheese is exceptional cheese. At every stage of its creation we strive for greatness – and looking at our awards list, we consistently achieve…


Family, friends, add wine and a cheeseboard. After 15 years running his own cheesemongers, deli, bistro and coffee house in Shaftesbury Dorset and working across…


Our name comes from the word ‘brindis’, to raise one’s glass in a toast, and over the past 30 years, we have celebrated the varied…
CHR Hansen

Chr. Hansen

Stay ahead in the dairy market with Chr. Hansen Consumers are demanding safe & natural foods and consequently, our portfolio of solutions for cheese is…
Cheese plus


We are a specialist Cheesemonger based in Cambridge, supplying artisan cheese and fine food to the most prestigious establishments in the world


With its subtle and sophisticated taste Le Gruyère AOP is much appreciated by cheese lovers around the world. Produced since at least 1115 in the region surrounding…
Invest Northern Ireland

Invest Northern Ireland

Lighthouse design for business


Lighthouse has been developing the technology for the Academy of Cheese since its very early days. The online examinations and eLearning tools were brought to…
Sharpham dairy

Sharpham Dairy

Situated on the banks of the River Dart near Totnes in South Devon, the dairy produces a range of cow, goat and cheese milk cheese…