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Tonnes of Cornish cheese at risk of being thrown away

Up to two tonnes of cheese is at risk of being thrown away by a company struggling to sell off its stock during lockdown. Cornish Blue cheese takes about 10 weeks to mature and then has to be sold within six weeks. It is made by the Cornish Cheese Company which sells 80% of its product to the hospitality sector which has been closed since early January. The company said the cheese would go off within two to three weeks. Ben Stansfield said: "We were making this cheese back in October and September, and we didn't expect a lockdown in…