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Matthew’s Preserved launches personalised Wedding Favours

Wedding favours

Small Jam Jars for Wedding Favours The business was approached by our good friends Andrew and Roisin to produce 140 personalised wedding favours for their wedding, which I duly accepted. The brief was simple – put the award-winning chutneys and jams into a smaller jar. But not just any small jar; it had to be […]

Great Taste One-star Orange Chutney

Great Taste 2021

Our Orange Chutney won another Great Taste award in 2021 giving the business three years of successive Great Taste stars. Judges said: “This has a really interesting flavour – the orange element is juicy and mouthwatering without being overly sweet, with a bitter finish, underpinned by enjoyable savoury notes.” “Deeply caramelised on the nose, this […]

Great British Food Awards Savoury Preserves Category

Great British Awards 2020 logo

Our Spicy Pineapple Chutney became our first multiple award winner by winning The Great British Food Awards Savoury Preserves Category. Rosie Birkett esteemed food writer, stylist and broadcaster, known for her monthly columns in The Sunday Times and the BBC Good Food Magazine, stated: “This chutney is absolutely delicious. It’s incredibly well-balanced, with the sweet acidity of the […]

Great Taste Three-star Spicy Mango Chutney

Spicy Mango Chutney wins a Great Taste Award

Much to our delight, our Spicy Mango Chutney followed suit from last years success to give the business its second three-star accolade in the Great Taste Awards. Who said lightning doesn’t strike twice! The Judges comments included: “Glossy looking chutney, there are bright spices dancing through this. Very well-judged heat which is present but doesn’t […]

Great Taste Golden Fork Winner

Great Taste 2019 Startisan

We are pleased to announce that Matthew’s Preserved have won the ‘Startisan’ of the Year Golden Fork 2019. This was awarded to the owner Matthew, for winning a three-star Great Taste Award in the first year of business. Matthew said “I was completely overwhelmed with the whole situation. Not often I am lost for words […]

Great Taste Three-star Spicy Pineapple Chutney

Great Taste 2019

With the business still very much in its infancy, Matthew’s Preserved are proud to announce they have won their first ever Great Taste Award, and a three-star to boot! The Judges comments included: “Strikingly coloured, highly shiny bright fresh chutney. Every ingredient is visible and the spicing is distinct and well balanced.“ “A very tempting aroma and […]