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Cornwall's Favourite Biscuit Uncovered

Fairings biscuits were originally bought as gifts for sweethearts
at the Cornish Whitsuntide & Corpus Christi Fairs. In 2007, Furniss preserved the recipe for future generations.

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Remember those old Furniss biscuit tins from childhood picnics on the beach and tea round at Gran’s? Many of the original designs have been lost. Help us recollect our past.

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More Chocolate Than Biscuit

We wanted to make you a range of biscuits that went over the top on luxury. So we created More: extra chocolate, extra cream, extra naughty.

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The old oven’s been busy recently, marking 125 years in the baking with two new lines of luxury biscuits and filling our celebratory tins with lovely traditional Cornish Fairings.

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125 years ago, John Cooper Furniss founded Furniss Foods. From the beginning, he raised the company on pride, innovation and an exceptional palate. He used only the best ingredients, sourced locally wherever possible; he trusted and encouraged the skills of his workers; and he perfected recipes that had been handed down for generations.

Today, we follow the same simple approach in everything we do – because it makes for great biscuits.

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