Welcome to Orkney Cheese

Traditional multi award winning cheddar crafted on our islands since 1946

Orkney Cheese packaging

At Orkney Cheese we are incredibly proud of our heritage and the craftsmanship and skill that goes into producing our world class cheddar.

Our award winning cheddar is Protected Geographical Indicator (PGI) accredited. It is produced from 100% locally sourced milk from Orkney farms, following a traditional recipe and process.

Our full flavoured and versatile cheddar, revered by top chefs and cheese lovers alike, owes its stand out taste to our unique island surroundings.

Orkney Farmer

Our Farmers

Our farmers take great pride in rearing cattle and tending to land that has been worked by our ancestors for thousands of years.


Orcadian people are crafters, makers, musicians, growers, writers, scientists and storytellers, and it’s easy to see why…

Award winning

Multi-award winning, revered by top chefs and cheese lovers alike

Local & Fresh

100% Orkney milk, slow matured, strong and creamy flavour


Awarded Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) accreditation


We are delighted to have food writer, cook and island resident, Rosemary Moon, on board with us to serve up seasonal recipes that showcase our fantastic cheddar.

Orkney lamb and potato moussaka

Orkney Cheese slaw

Cheese, squash and apple strudel