Trade mark number: 
The Stilton word mark is was established by the Stilton Cheese Makers Association to denote that cheese bearing the mark was produced according to the required production method in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.

The Stilton cheese word mark is only available to be used on cheese that is:

  • produced in the three Counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire
  • made from locally produced milk that has been pasteurised before use
  • made in a cylindrical shape
  • allowed to form its own coat or crust
  • never pressed and 
  • has the magical blue veins radiating from the centre of the cheese
Certification rules: 
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