Ilchester brings eating out home with Dirty Toppers

Convenient fakeaway solution for sharing plates

Shoppers can bring the eating out experience back home with the convenient option from Ilchester Cheese with the firm’s new Dirty Toppers products.

LEADING cheese producer Ilchester Cheese is set to bring a big eating out meal solution to the home with the launch of its new Dirty Toppers products.

Available in two different flavours – Fiery Sriracha & Sweet Honey and Fragrant & Mild Katsu Curry – the Dirty Toppers are chunky cheddar cheese melts designed to be melted on top of chips or nachos as a convenient solution to the popular meal.

Available in Spar stores as well as Farmfoods, each 160g pack can help to elevate the evening’s meal through the popular cheese based food experience.

Ffion Davies, senior brand manager at Ilchester, said: “Ilchester has been the UK’s most established curator of cheese experiences for more than 60 years.

“Our first-ever cheese that launched in 1962 was the Ilchester Beer Cheese, which blended the fuller, moist and richer flavour of real ales with the mellow and mild flavours of West Country Cheddar made in Ilchester.

“Since then, we have curated hundreds of cheeses, but our brand-new Dirty Toppers bring us bang into the 21st century with the most on-trend flavours in the most popular of cheese formats, chunky cheese slices.

“The first-ever launch of its kind, Dirty Toppers have really grabbed the popular dining out experiences of sharing plates, such as loaded fires and nachos where the fries and the nachos act as the cutlery, and created a product that allows consumers to create this food experience at home.

And research that we conducted found that the fiery taste of the popular hot sauce sriracha paired with honey would be a hit with consumers. The heat of sriracha and the sweetness blended with the smooth, mellow taste of Ilchester cheddar cheese, which melts like a dream really creates sharing plates to remember at home.

“The popularity of katsu dishes as Brits seek out world flavours really made our master blenders think that the katsu curry rich and sweet ingredients mixed with our award-winning cheddar cheese would create the perfect milder Dirty Topper for foodies looking for less spicy flavours.”