All posts tagged: award winning preserves

Great Taste Awards 2014: Words From the Winners

Welcome to the second interview in my series on local Great Taste Award 2014 winners! Last month you heard from Ouse Valley Foods founder Julian Warrender on her glorious preserves, the star of this month’s post is.. Barties Sussex Faire I spoke to John Barteltt, owner of Barties Sussex Faire.. Which of your products won Great Taste Awards? 2012 – Spicy Pineapple Chutney & Serious Chilli Chutney 2013 – Chilli Jam, Spiced Aubergine Chutney, Blackcurrant, Cassis & Vanilla Jam 2014 – Apricot & Armagnac Jam What do you think sets them apart from the rest?  In a word – real honest flavour. They all have good depth and a richness which develops on the tongue. The chutneys are very flexible and can be used with many different foods to enhance the dish. The jams are first and foremost – fruit – full-on and fresh tasting. Have you always been in the food industry? This is my second career – my first was nothing to do with food but the recession gave me an opportunity at …