Lancashire based cheesemaker Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses has announced the purchase of Parlick, a brand from dairy firm Singletons & Co.
According to sources, the Parlick brand had ceased trading since September this year and the deal enabled the Parlick’s products to remain stocked without any break in the supply to retailers like Sainsbury’s and Waitrose.
The investment strengthens Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses’ portfolio, now including sheep’s milk cheese as well.
Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses’ owner said: “Bringing Parlick to Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses puts sheep’s milk cheese back into our range and supports a key part of the local Lancashire supply chain after Singletons very sadly cease trading. Parlick is a great British cheese with a strong UK brand that complements our range of premium, British farmhouse cheeses made in rural Lancashire. It’s really important to us that we keep the British cheese renaissance going, and Parlick will be part of that”.
The deal’s financial details were not disclosed.