Davidstow unveils new premium cheese packaging

DAVIDSTOW Cheddar is relaunching with a fresh new look and feel via a ‘contemporary’ pack design.

The brand explained that the new look gives it a more ‘premium’ look and feel, with improved fixture standout and SKU navigation.

Previous Davidstow packaging used variant-led packaging colours, which have been replaced with a new inky blue brand colour consistent across all three variants, as well as a new logo. The new brand platform ‘Awaken The Moment’ focuses on the sensory joy of eating the cheese whilst tapping into the brand’s Cornish heritage.

The retail brand is valued at £10.6 million, having grown 5.9% over the past 12 months. In the past 12 weeks, volume sales have increased by 12.7%, bucking the trend for volume decline in the pre-packed cheese category.

Jonathan Westlake, head of brand for Davidstow, commented, “Consumers love Davidstow cheese for its depth and complexity of flavour at an accessible price point. Our new ‘Awaken The Moment’ platform aims to bring to life the joy of eating high quality Davidstow cheddar in everyday meals and snacks.

“We also wanted to broaden our appeal to a younger food-savvy audience. Our Cornish heritage is an incredibly important part of what makes Davidstow special and we’ve dialled that up on pack within the new logo. Extending our maturation period for Davidstow Crackler not only gives us a point of difference as one of the longest matured cheddars on the supermarket shelf, but critically enhances the flavour profile.

“I am really proud that we have given Davidstow the branding it deserves, reflecting the quality of the product within the packs.”