About us

Norseland Ltd. is a leading speciality cheese supplier in the UK, employing over 150 people and a turnover approaching £50m. Ilchester, Somerset is the main manufacturing base, with a commercial office to the west of London. Its primary markets are all the leading UK supermarket retailers, food to go & convenience retail stores, as well as independent retailers. Internationally, Norseland is expanding in all its markets across North America, Western Europe, Asia & the Pacific region. Its success is driven by its focus on brands, and in the retail markets it is driven by a passion for a category-solution, insight-led approach, orientated around both consumers & its retail customers.

A diverse and versatile offering, Norseland can provide cheese for every occasion from slices to large blocks and snacking portions. Innovation is at our heart and we will help you move your business forward through a tailored approach, offering excellence in product development, manufacturing and marketing, with endless capabilities to meet your cheese needs in the UK and internationally.

Our No. 1 brands include:

Jarlsberg® – UK’s No.1 Deli Cheese with Holes*
Applewood® – UK’s No.1 Smoky Cheese*
Mexicana® – UK’s No.1 Spicy Cheese*

*Kantar Worldpanel

Nigel Meadows – CEO, Norseland Ltd.

“We aim to be a dynamic and environmentally-friendly company, indispensable to our customers and their preferred supplier. We want to be aspirational to work for, showing respect and fairness to all.”

Contact us now to find out more about Norseland and our wide product range.