Country Puddings strike gold again-twice
One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of traditional puddings, based in Cumbria is celebrating once again after winning not one, but two Great Taste Awards this year. Country Puddings were awarded one gold star for their Tangy Lemon Pudding, and two gold stars for their Summer Pudding.
Country Puddings, based in Dacre, just outside Penrith, offer the highest quality puddings, made with the finest ingredients, by a small team in their dedicated pudding kitchen. They have no fancy gimmicks, never use flavourings or preservatives and what you see is what you get.
Great Taste is the largest and most trusted accreditation scheme for speciality and fine food & drink. Established in 1994, it encourages and mentors artisan food producers, offering a unique benchmarking and product evaluation service leading to an independent accreditation that enables small food and drink businesses to compete against supermarket premium own label brands.
A selection of Country Puddings products were judged by a panel of 350 of the nation’s most discerning food experts over 45 days. Over 8,000 products are blind-tasted each year by the judges including top chefs, cookery writers, food critics, restaurateurs and fine food retailers.
Some of the judge’s comments:
Tangy Lemon: “A good quality, well-made product with a lovely light sponge”
Summer Pudding: “Vibrant colours and fruit flavour. Great balance of tartness and sweetness.”
“The flavours are excellent – a very good summer pudding”
Lynne Mallinson who runs Country Puddings is passionate about her business and her puddings, which have now won 10 Great Taste Awards over the years. Each pudding Country Puddings produce is made by hand with care, ensuring that every one they create Lynne’s Grandma would be proud of.
“We are delighted to once again receive recognition of the high standard we set ourselves via the Great Taste Awards, which is testament to the hard work and dedication of the team here at Country Puddings. We strive for excellence and are passionate about producing puddings that can be classed among the best in the country. We are always developing new product lines and ideas for new puddings and it great that we can give many of those puddings a Great Taste Badge to wear with pride.”
Previously Country Pudding’s Syrup Sponge Pudding, Tangy Lemon Pudding, Sticky Toffee Pudding, Chocolate Fudge Pudding, Bread & Butter Pudding, Summer Pudding and Creamy Vanilla Custard have all won one or two gold stars in the Great Taste Awards.