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‘Skills for Life’ launches adult cookery contest

Date: 02/10/2017

The highly successful JCG/Genuine Jersey ‘Skills for Life’ cookery competition is opening to adults for the first time. It its eleventh year, the competition is open to all secondary school students but – following huge interest from parents – the organisers have launched an adult section. Held in p…

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Genuine Jersey members serve up a Great Taste

Date: 21/08/2017

Two Genuine Jersey members, Sue’s Fudge and Le Manche Smokehouse, have had their products recognised as part of the Great Taste Awards 2017. The Awards which are regarded as the ‘Oscars of the food world’, gave two stars to each of the Genuine Jersey products from the two companies, deeming them ‘ab…

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Jersey Oak branch out on their 10th anniversary

Date: 13/08/2017

Jersey Oak celebrate their tenth year as a business this month with new premises for the growing company which features a stunning 3,500 square foot lifestyle showroom. The Genuine Jersey member can now be found down Rue Des Marettes in St Martin (opposite Ransoms Garden Centre) offering off-the-she…

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New members spring into Genuine Jersey: Sea View Kitchen, Jersey Adventures of Captain Rupert, Bunnylove and White Shell Co.

Date: 02/06/2017

A number of new members all with different yet incredible talents have joined Genuine Jersey this spring – bringing more talent and diversity to the producers’ association. John Garton, Chief Executive, Genuine Jersey Products Association, said: “It’s always excellent to welcome new members to the a…

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Gallery and ITV Channel on top form in royal battle for best potatoes

Date: 26/05/2017

Gallery Magazine and ITV Channel shared top honours in the media section of the 11th Genuine Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition. Gallery’s potatoes, grown by Ben Davies and Russ Atkinson, were the weightiest (1409.6g) while ITV Channel’s, grown by Marie Raine, had the most potatoes in their buc…

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Bel Royal Nursery take heaviest crop title in school competition

Date: 25/05/2017

Last year’s runner up, Bel Royal Nursery went one better this year to take the heaviest crop award in the schools’ competition of the Genuine Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition, with their crop coming in at a weighty 1.7 kg. With 32 schools taking part, competition was fierce. Runners-up St Mar…

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Classic Herd ice cream nominated for award by Delicious magazine

Date: 10/05/2017

Classic Herd ice cream nominated for award by Delicious magazine Classic Herd’s Black Butter ice cream has been named as a South West finalist in Delicious magazine’s Produce Awards for 2017. The short list placing follows the nomination of the ice cream by an anonymous local customer demonstrating …

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Genuine Jersey producers to give UK media a taste of the Island

Date: 18/04/2017

UK journalists, food writers, and influencers are set for a tasty treat next week. Over 30 key food journalists in the UK will be receiving goodie bags of Genuine Jersey delicacies, courtesy of some of the Island’s top food and drink producers. The jute bags, which were overprinted by Local company …

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Genuine Jersey bi-monthly markets to resume in Island next week

Date: 11/04/2017

Genuine Jersey’s members’ markets are to start up again this month in St Aubins and The Royal Square. The Islands ‘Genuine Jersey’ Markets, which are sponsored by Islands, give Genuine Jersey members an opportunity to showcase and sell a wide variety of the items they make, grow, or rear. Eight mark…

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New Year means new members for Genuine Jersey

Date: 16/01/2017

A number of new members specializing in arts, crafts and design have joined Genuine Jersey this month – bringing more talent and diversity to the producers’ association. John Garton, Chief Executive, Genuine Jersey Products Association, said: “We’re delighted to welcome these new members to the orga…

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Genuine Jersey launches 11th Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition

Date: 12/01/2017

Primary school children, constables, the media, and Women’s Institute branches across Jersey will this week be invited to take part in the annual Genuine Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition. The event, which is sponsored by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society, sees children and other Island…

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Jersey Beekeepers’ Association to mark start of 100th anniversary

Date: 01/01/2017

The Jersey Beekeepers’ Association is to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2017 and will start its year of special events as a member of Genuine Jersey. Founded in 1917, the Jersey Beekeepers’ Association was set up to promote the craft of bee keeping in Jersey. With over 100 members, the associati…

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