Local cheeses in Tesco.

Two local cheese manufacturers have secured deals with Tesco to well new cheese.

Cheshire-based Joseph Heler Cheese has launched three of its cheeses into Tesco stores nationwide including family packs of Red leicester and Double Gloucester and a lighter style Double Gloucester which they say has the same texture and flavour of full fat Double Gloucester but with 30% less fat content.

Shropshire-based Belton Cheese has secured a listing to supply Tesco with three liines which also include Red Leicester and Double Gloucester which will offered under the 'Tesco Finest' range.  Belton say the deal represents a retail value of £1.5m.

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