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Have an Eco Active Christmas

Date: 23/11/2009

Forget dreaming of a white Christmas, this year the ECO-ACTIVE team say that the best Christmases are green ones!Keeping the environment in mind as we prepare for Christmas this year is all it takes. From present shopping to Christmas dinner, there are some easy ways to make sure that the environmen…

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A New Taste of Jersey at Cafe Spice Namaste

Date: 18/11/2009

An award-winning chef is showcasing Island produce in a speciality Genuine Jersey menu at his Indian restaurant in LondonCyrus Todiwala MBE - proprietor and executive chef of the Café Spice Namasté restaurant in London – visited Jersey in October to tutor catering students and to meet producers. He …

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Member Celebrates British Sausage Week

Date: 27/10/2009

A Genuine Jersey member is the most southerly sausage producer in the British Isles to celebrate British Sausage Week. Organised by the British Sausage Appreciation Society, British Sausage Week celebrates the taste, quality and diversity of the sausage. It takes place nationwide from 2 to 8 Novembe…

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Member Opens Shop In Town

Date: 10/10/2009

Genuine Jersey member Sue Le Gresley, the producer of Sue’s Fudge, has taken on the lease of a town shop to sell her wares alongside many leading chocolate brands.Sue said she was not daunted by starting a new business in the current economic climate when shops were closing.‘People still have a need…

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Jersey Fish Festival Raises £12k for Charity

Date: 04/09/2009

The Jersey Fish Festival held in June to showcase the Island’s fishing industry and to celebrate maritime heritage and culture raised nearly £12,000 for local charities.The festival was organised by the Jersey Fishermen’s Association and supported by Economic Development, Island organisations, the G…

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Jersey Fish Festival announced

Date: 25/06/2009

A fun-filled family day out to celebrate the Island’s fishing industry, maritime heritage and culture is being staged at the harbour at the end of next month.The Jersey Fish Festival takes place on the Victoria Pier, home to the Island’s commercial fishing fleet, on Saturday 25 July.  Organised by l…

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Genuine Jersey Royal Growing Competition Presentation

Date: 18/05/2009

The winners in this year’s annual Genuine Jersey Royal Potatoes Growing Competition for Island primary schools will be announced at a presentation ceremony at the Jersey Royal Company’s new packing house at Peacock Farm in Trinity at 12 noon on Monday 18 May.The special event will also feature the j…

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Chips are down as spud planting begins

Date: 02/02/2009

A record number of primary schoolchildren will take part in the third annual Genuine Jersey Royal Growing Competition. More than 100 classes from 18 schools – with an average of 25 pupils in each - have signed up to take part in the challenge to see who can grow the greatest weight of potatoes.The c…

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Genuine Jersey Royal Growing Competition Launched

Date: 19/01/2009

Local primary schools are being invited to take part in the third annual Genuine Jersey Royal Growing Competition. Twenty one schools took part in last years challenge to see who could grow the greatest weight of potatoes. St Lawrence School has won the competition for the past two years and have al…

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