23 May 2017
Gold Galore for Etherington’s
Etherington’s Farm Shop near Redruth has scooped four gold awards and one silver at this year’s Taste of the West product awards.
Having won gold for our eco-friendly Farm Shop last month, the accolades have continued to flow, with our traditional Cornish pasty, hog’s pudding, glazed pork ribs and new product ‘Baconberg’ all being awarded gold – a delicious turkey and bacon roulade with cranberry and chestnut stuffing was also awarded silver.
New to the awards was Baconberg, a creation by our apprentice butcher Scott Buzza, which went viral via social media earlier this year.
Based on the iconic Battenberg cake, it even features the distinctive two-by-two check pattern of the sugary treat – however, Scott replaced every ingredient with meat, substituting the light sponge with loin and sausage meat, and the marzipan with bacon.
Managing Director Mark Etherington said: “To have done so well at the Taste of the West Awards is particularly pleasing as they’re solely about taste, and to have so many products rated as gold is a fantastic accolade.”
Etherington’s Farm Shop will be celebrating its 5th birthday this November, and has been awarded Gold at the Taste of the West Awards for two years in a row – commended for its array of local and rare-breed meat, alongside a wide variety of local products.
Farm Shop Manager Tara O’Donnell said: “It’s fantastic to be recognised as one of the best farm shops in the South West. We are very proud of what we do here, promoting west-country producers and stocking a great range of local meat.”