We’re delighted  to announce that we’ve created a new scheme for all those who sell Cornwall’s hero food product but don’t necessarily make their own.

The Recognised Retailer scheme is intended to help people spot a genuine Cornish pasty when they are buying one. A new online directory will become the go-to place for people seeking out genuine Cornish pasties, while retailers who sign up to the scheme will be encouraged to use the Association’s well-loved, ‘Genuine Cornish Pasty’ trade mark, making it clear that their customers are getting the real Cornish deal.

The scheme will also enable more businesses to take part in Cornish Pasty Week, which is a massive celebration of the product that generates millions for the Cornish economy, accounts for thousands of jobs and is probably the most well-known of the UK’s 80 or so Protected Food Names.  The first ever Cornish Pasty Week, which took place earlier this year, was an astounding success, exceeding all expectations and putting the Cornish pasty