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World Pasty Championships 2019 – what a day!

Cornish Pasty Week ended in style yesterday with the Eden Project’s World Pasty Championships proving every bit why it’s billed as the grand finale to our week of celebration.  The place was abuzz from the off with pastymakers of all ages and from near and far lining up to enter their pasties into the competition.  […]

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In a new initiative as part of Cornish Pasty Week our members have come together to show their appreciation for some of Cornwall’scrucial emergency and rescue services. Across the week, the lovable life-size characters, Mr and Mrs Pasty, have travelled from Land’s End to the Tamar, spreading the word about Cornish Pasty Week and also […]

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Four Crimping Finalists Announced

The quest to find the World’s Fastest Crimper has taken a step forward with the selection of four finalists from a strong field of twelve. Certified bakers of genuine Cornish pasties can put forward a maximum of two crimpers for the competition, which is a new feature within Cornish Pasty Week this year. In the […]

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Mr and Mrs Pasty Hanging Around for Cornish Pasty Week

Mr and Mrs Pasty have been warming up for their Grand Tour of Cornwall by whizzing at 60 miles an hour down SkyWire, England’s longest and fastest  zipline run by Hangloose Adventure at the Eden Project near St Austell. Their adventures will continue throughout Cornish Pasty Week (February 24 to March 2) when they will be […]

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Get Ready for Cornish Pasty Week

Following its phenomenal inaugural success last year, Cornish Pasty Week will be returning with another week-long celebration dedicated to Cornwall’s hero food next month. With plenty of opportunities for lovers of Cornish pasties everywhere to get involved, Cornish Pasty Week will run from Sunday 24th February, culminating on Saturday 2nd March at the acclaimed World […]

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Cornish pasties without proper pastry?

Cornish pasties have been in the news after the Cornwall NHS Trust announced they are experimenting with alternatives made with filo pastry or pasta. Our view is that the Cornish pasty recipe has stood the test of time and will continue to do so. Part of the reason the Cornish pasty became so popular is because […]

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Redruth Pasty Festival – a day to remember

The annual Redruth Pasty and Mining Festival took place over last weekend and we were delighted to be involved, helping youngsters to get to grips with the art of pasty-making. Within the Make Your Own Pasty Marquee, over 250 children created their very own pasty, complete with the crimp, and then got to take home […]

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Following the closure of Crantock Bakery, in the past couple of days we have collated the following job vacancies available with other Cornish pastymakers. Please note that the Cornish Pasty Association is not directly involved with recruiting for these vacancies. Please email info@cornishpastyassociation.co.uk if you are interested in any of these vacancies and would like […]

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Crantock Bakery

The Association was very sad to hear  that one of our members, Crantock Bakery, has ceased trading and been placed in administration. Crantock Bakery had been a longstanding member of the Association and contributed to the successful application for PGI status for the Cornish pasty. It will be a big shock to the bakery industry […]

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New Opportunity for Cornish Pasty Sellers

We’re delighted  to announce that we’ve created a new scheme for all those who sell Cornwall’s hero food product but don’t necessarily make their own. The Recognised Retailer scheme is intended to help people spot a genuine Cornish pasty when they are buying one. A new online directory will become the go-to place for people […]

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