Cornish biscuit maker Furniss takes gold at the Taste of the West Awards 2016
Furniss, the original Cornish biscuit, has triumphed at the Taste of the West Awards 2016, taking home two gold awards.
The company’s tasty savoury Cornish Sea Salt Oat Biscuits and moreish Cornish Clotted Cream Shortbread, which uses dollops of Trewithen clotted cream, each won the top prize in the event’s Sweet Bakery category. Furniss also received silver for its fruity Cherry Choc biscuits in the same category, after impressing judges with its savoury biscuits. The company’s delicious Original West Country Cheddar Biscuits were highly commended in the Savoury category, meaning an impressive four biscuit varieties received recognition.
Mark Muncey, Group Marketing Director, commented: “We are thrilled that four types of Furniss biscuits have been recognised in these prestigious annual regional awards. The competition, as ever, was strong and we are delighted that our truly Cornish products stood out from the rest at a show championing the very best of food and drink from the South West.”
The annual competition has been promoting and supporting South West food and drink for more than two decades. For more information about this year’s winners visit http://www.tasteofthewest.co.uk/taste-of-the-west-awards/taste-of-the-west-product-award-winners-2016.html#top.
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