WAS, I have to admit, more than a little pleased to see an advert
for Asda supermarket in an edition of my national newspaper.
Not that I am necessarily
pleased they were advertising nor wishing to publicise the company.
It was because in the advert for their cheese they were quoting
Nantwich Show as the gold and silver standards.
With the demise of at least
one national agricultural
show this year the annual South Cheshire
event had come even more to the fore.
To be pedantic, it was the
Nantwich International Cheese Show at which their(?) cheese had gain
I query "their" because I
didn't see Asda among the list of winners quoted in the post Nantwich Show edition of The Nantwich
Chronicle. Obviously, they meant that 19 of the dairy farmers /
dairies / cheese
makers who supply their stores had been among the
Not that they value their
suppliers all that highly, evidently, since all the prices were
discounted - presumably against prices at which similar cheeses were
Obviously, the suppliers'
share of the prices would have been discounted as well.