Carron Lodge have been farming and producing cheese at Park Head Farm for over 30 years, winning several awards for their cheese and more recently they won the prestigious Super Gold Award at the World Cheese Awards for their Inglewhite Buffalo cheese.
It all began when Adrian and Annette, along with Adrian’s parents Dick & Ruth, decided to diversify their farm and begin making cheese. They used old recipes left by Duilia Rhodes from the early 1900s and decided to call their cheese ‘Carron Lodge’.
Over the next few years, Adrian and Annette grew the business each year, focusing on food service and independent retailers. The range grew to include other great cheeses and fine foods from around the world. They built caves on the farm to help with the maturation of the cheese.
Adrian, along with his father Dick and son Tom continued to work hard on producing award-winning cheese. To improve their distribution network, 4 distribution depots were then set up to allow for next day delivery across the majority of the UK.
In 2022, Carron Lodge were motivated to contact Packaging Automation when they got a Packaging Automation rotary tray sealer machine from a company that they acquired. They were very interested in using the piece of equipment.to enhance their packaging range and versatility.
With our team of service engineers offering 24/7 support to customers #TeamPA were happy to help. The service engineers not only gave the PA182 rotary machine a full service but also converted their existing tooling to gas flush the pack before sealing (MAP-F).
Carron Lodge commented “From start to finish the service we received has been fantastic, always kept well informed about the progress of the work that we were having done. Then down to the service on site with the engineer that came to site to install the equipment for us, he was very helpful.”