For over 140 years Bradburys Cheese has worked at the forefront of the cheese industry driving passion and innovation for cheese solutions for our customers. From our humble beginnings back in 1884 our mission, has quite simply been to deliver great quality cheese.

Today our business does this on a global scale, providing cheese solutions across different market channels and countries.

Bradburys strengths are providing solutions to our customer base, utilising our extensive range of cheese products sourced from different countries with long established award winning cheese partners.

Our investment in the latest cutting and packing facilities at our head office in Buxton allows us to deliver bespoke solutions for customers across Retail, Out of Home, Export, Travel and Manufacturing channels.

If you’re looking for cheese solutions from British to Continental cheeses or Artisan cheese to modern British blended flavours – then get in touch to find out our full capabilities.

600 SKU’s

150 Suppliers

Cheese Making Facilities

Cutting and Packing Facilities

Ship Worldwide

Our Vision

To be the most inspiring cheese business in the world.

Our Mission

Inspiring customers and consumers with our passion for cheese.
Creating and delivering innovative solutions.
Managing complexity and delivering simplicity.
Creating strategic partnerships with our supply base and customers.

The Complete Cheese Solution










1884 – 1940

The reverend William John Bradbury apprenticed in 1875 in a grocery shop in Buxton and 1884 founds his own Cheese business.

Supplier to top clubs in London

Biggest buyer of straw in Derbyshire (to wrap cheese)

Sales range restricted because of rationing with access to Stoke, Warrington, and Sheffield – but not  Manchester. This outline remained into 1990’s.

12th August 1940 Bradburys Cheese became a limited company Mr Bradbury Junior as MD

1940 – 1997

Alan and Joan Marsden the former general manager guided the company for the next 20 years. Increasing sales to nearly £5 million

Buys building on Staden Lane estate

The Paul family acquire the company in 1994. With 535 independant business accounts.

George Paul is still actively involved in the business today.

In 1997 Bradburys warehouse unit size is doubled.

1997 – 2007

Bradburys has developed into a forward thinking business. 150 independants, 5 major retailers and 3 food service distributors.

Aquires the green land opposite, which is now our main warehouse and office building.

Aquired Shirevale Worlds only ‘solus’ White Stilton maker.

Opened our new building with 2000 pallet spaces

2007 – 2024

Sales peaked at £87 million.

By 2014 continental business bigger than British cheese.

British cheese dominated by artisan types

Exporting our first cheese. Within 4 years we were in 24 countries.

In 2017 Bradburys purchases 86% of Northumberland Cheese Co