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Mince Pie News

We are not the only pie tasters!

We are not the only people tasting Mince Pies!

Keith Tomlins, a Food Scientist at the University of Greenwich at Medway’s Natural Resources Institute, conducted sensory tests to find out for the consumer magazine, Which?

You can read all about their tests here

2009 Mince Pie Eating Competition, Wookey Hole.

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28th October 2009


(GULP…) Don’t 12 months go quickly when you’ve got RAGING INDIGESTION ? Yes, it’s that time of the year again, the season when ravenous hordes descend on the bastion of good taste and perfect table manners known as WOOKEY HOLE and try to break the British record for STUFFING THEIR CAKEHOLES with mince pies.

And this year that could mean YOU!

Wookey Hole is looking for contestants and spectators for this year’s BIG EAT competition, if you think you are up to the challenge and would like to try and win £1000 (first place) then submit your details here
All entrants must be 18 years or older

Who ate all the pies?

If you live in Bristol, you might be chuffed to know that you’re topping the list – at least of Asda pies. Asda have produced an entertaining little press release indicating which areas sell most mince pies. According to them, sales are booming, having gone up 300% compared with last year’s figures. Well, finally the world is catching on – what else can we say?
Check it out for yourself: