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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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Cornwall’s hero foods take their case to government

Cornwall’s two most iconic foods – Cornish pasties and Cornish clotted cream –- made their mark at a major gathering in Westminster attended by hundreds of MPs and government officials. The event, a showcase for the 80 or so protected food names from the UK, included products from the length and breadth of the kingdom, […]

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The first ever Cornish Pasty Week – success beyond measure!

Thanks go out to everyone who got behind the first ever Cornish Pasty Week, which took place from 25th Feb to 3rd March.  We knew it would be popular here in Cornwall; we were pretty sure it would be popular throughout Britain, but little did we know it would reach pastylovers across the globe. From […]

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What a week that was

Last week we celebrated the first ever Cornish Pasty week. We took Mr & Mrs Pasty on the GWR sleeper train to London and gave them the guided tour – handing out Cornish Pasties on the way. Even Chris Evans on Radio 2 got his share. We didn’t want our Cornish MP’s to miss out, […]

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Cornish Pasty Week ends in style

Pasty makers from across the globe defied a week of extreme weather to descend on Cornwall’s Eden Project for the seventh annual World Pasty Championships yesterday, Saturday March 3rd. More than 200 pasties were entered into the competition, the highest number in the history of this grand celebration of Cornwall’s culinary gift to the world. […]

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Mr and Mrs Pasty get a warm welcome in London as first-ever Cornish Pasty Week kicks off

  Hot pasty mania is gripping snowy London today as the food Cornwall gave to the world takes over the capital. Giant couple, Mr and Mrs Pasty, led a team from the far south west at the start of the first-ever Cornish Pasty Week – a grand celebration of an industry worth £300 million a […]

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