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What's New

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Four Crosses, The Range is growing!

Four Crosses – the cheese range that brings you the best in classic European cheeses with both quality and value. Four Crosses cheeses are cut and packed at Futura Foods Wales. The range currently consists of tasty cheddars in mild and mature flavours and also coloured cheddar in a mild… Read More

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1st October 2020

Plastic Packaging Reduction, Replacement and Removal

Futura Foods have been working with the major UK retailers and supplying sites to see where we can minimise plastic use and move towards more sustainable packaging. This is an ongoing project but would like to share what we have done so far: Plastic Reductions:• We have implemented new Greek… Read More

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17th August 2020

Yamas!

YAMAS! – A fresh new look

Our YAMAS! design has taken on a new vibrant look. First launched in 2019, on the new Saganaki product, this design is and will be phasing into our core products this year, such as the YAMAS! Halloumi 250g and YAMAS! Feta blocks. (If you’re interested, you can find the… Read More

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20th May 2020

Param Paneer

Param Paneer

Futura Foods are proud to announce the launch of Param Paneer. Paneer is a fresh cheese common in the Indian subcontinent. It is an unaged, non-melting cheese made by traditionally curdling milk with a fruit or vegetable acid such as lemon juice. Our Param Paneer however, is produced in our… Read More

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18th May 2020

Food For Thought

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How To Taste Cheese Like An Expert

Jo, our New Product Development Manager says that tasting cheese properly is an important part of Futura’s responsibilities:“Being able to taste a good cheese from a bad cheese is very important and part of my every day role. Whether producing a new cheese at Wales, supplying a customer with the… Read More

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6th April 2021

Parmigiano Reggiano, the King of Cheeses

Parmigiano Reggiano also known as “Parmesan” and “The King of Cheeses”, is the classic Italian Cheese everyone knows about. It’s abundant in flavour and has an Unami taste, a rich taste known to be referred to as too delicious to describe. It is hard cheese that is pale yellow in… Read More

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26th March 2021

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All You Need to Know about Manchego

Queso Manchego, informally known as Manchego, is a classic Spanish cheese with a wealth of history and tradition. Manchego is produced in the La Mancha region of Spain, it has a coated rind and is made from Manchega sheep’s milk. The rind has a distinctive basket weave pattern pressed into… Read More

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19th March 2021

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Khachapuri, a truly cheesy sensation

Have you ever heard of Khachapuri? One of our Senior National Account Managers has and as you can see in the images, the results were a stretchy cheese wonder. Khachapuri is a traditional Georgian dish that uses unleavened bread as a bowl that is filled with the wonders of… Read More

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15th February 2021

Zesty Tangerine, Halloumi & Mint Salad

A light & zingy salad ready for days in the sunshine

Ingredients

250g YAMAS! Halloumi
2 tangerines
A handful of pitted dried dates
A handful of fresh mint leaves
Pomegranate seeds
Olive oil

Instructions

To begin, peel, deseed, and de-skin the tangerine segments.
Chop the dates into small chunks.
Chop the mint into thin strips.
Add all of the above to a bowl and toss with a tbsp. of olive oil. Then set aside.
Place a frying pan over a medium heat with a drizzle of oil.
Cut the Halloumi block into 1cm thick pieces.
Once cut place in the pan and cook until evenly brown on both sides.
Place the Halloumi on top of the mint, tangerine and date salad.
Sprinkle over a generous amount of pomegranate seeds and serve.
Something fresh for a summer menu.

Great to share with friends, al fresco!

Futura Now

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Celebrating all things Vegetarian – YAMAS!

Vegetarian, flexitarian, vegan and free from diets are amongst those trending and on the rise. Consumers are considering their consumption of different foods, their impact on the environment and their health more readily in recent years, with a larger focus on health through the covid-19 pandemic. As its National Vegetarian… Read More

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14th May 2021

MiChesse: The Chedd Adventure

I would like to start this story by saying, I didn’t know I was of the calibre to be shipped off to Futura Foods Wales, I didn’t know I would be hand selected for something special and I didn’t know where I would end up. But this is my incredible… Read More

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5th March 2021

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A Brexit deal means PDO is here to stay!

So it finally happened, a deal was made between the UK and the EU following Brexit. Brexit caused changes in our relationship with our European neighbours, from EU law to free trade and friendly cooperation. The United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed to unprecedented 100% tariff liberalisation, meaning… Read More

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3rd March 2021

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Happy St David’s Day, Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus!

It’s the 1st of March, a patriotic day for Wales. A day to celebrate the patron saint David, or Dewi Sant in Welsh. He was a man born on the South-West coast of Wales, near where the town of St David is today. He was a man of miracles and… Read More

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1st March 2021

Upcoming Events

Predicted Rising Food Trends for 2021 and 2022

Covid-19 has made things a little different in 2020, it has shaped the way consumers behave and influenced their choices and how shopping is conducted. A recent release of information by thefoodpeople shows there are new and rising trends afoot and for 2021 and 2022. The Mini Splurge: Consumers are… Read More

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30th December 2020

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Brexit, The Very Careful Steps Forward

It feels like an age with everything that has happened during 2020, and you might have forgotten all about it, but Brexit was real and the United Kingdom left the European Union on 31st January 2020. The global pandemic may have pushed Brexit off the front pages of the press… Read More

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24th September 2020

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Futura Foods will be at Casual Dining 2021

The pandemic has swept the world. Some things are changing, we are getting into the swing of the new normal and facing the challenges head on. Although shows and exhibitions have been put (very far) on the back burner for the foreseeable, we remain optimistic for future events. Read More

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26th May 2020

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Food Trends for 2020

Our sales and innovation teams are always keeping their ear firmly to the ground, picking out the best food trends that await us in the remainder of 2020. From influences globally to what we might be doing in our own kitchens, here is what we think will be big. Read More

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20th May 2020

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If you don’t see the product that you are looking for it is possible that we could develop or source a product specifically for you. Want to find out more about how we make it easy to find dairy solutions?

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Futura Foods UK Ltd.
The Priory, Long Street, Dursley,
Gloucestershire GL11 4HR