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Date: 24/11/2016

The numbers below refer to the number on the image published in the Gallery Gorgeous Gift Guide winter '16 edition - the links below will take you through to the producers page, either on this web site.  If you like any further information please email   Liberation Ale gift t…

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Genuine Jersey Poppies for Remembrance Sunday

Date: 11/11/2016

A Genuine Jersey member has been making Remembrance poppies with a difference. Crafted on the island from felted wool, the bright red blooms are a special tribute to the service men and women around the world we think of on Remembrance Sunday. Cathryn Ward makes the poppies during a series of worksh…

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Students turn up the heat in the kitchen

Date: 21/10/2016

Students in Jersey took to the JCG kitchens last week to create their own show-stopping main dish incorporating the finest ingredients the Island has to offer. The annual JCG Skills for Life Cookery Competition was open to all secondary school students in Jersey. Pupils from Le Rocquier, Haute Vallé…

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A sparkling relationship: Jersey Water joins Genuine Jersey as sponsor

Date: 23/09/2016

One of the Island’s largest landowners has joined Genuine Jersey as a sponsor. Jersey Water, which is also the oldest company in the Island, has joined a growing number of businesses that want to be associated with the producers’ association. Sponsors can use the distinctive Genuine Jersey sponsor m…

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An intriguing mix of new Genuine Jersey Members: Biltong, cupcakes, hand-thrown pottery and a paper artist

Date: 21/09/2016

New Members have joined Genuine Jersey this year – bringing more talent and diversity to the producers’ association. They include: David Brown Pottery Arriving in Jersey in 1987 to work at Jersey Pottery, Dave planned only to stay for a couple of years while he honed his understanding and control of…

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Something delicious is cooking among students in Jersey

Date: 19/09/2016

Students in Jersey are invited to start a new course this year – by creating a main dish that incorporates the finest ingredients that the Island has to offer. The annual JCG Skills for Life Cookery Competition is open to all secondary school students in Jersey. It aims to capture the spirit of such…

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A taste of Jersey on German television this week

Date: 25/07/2016

The best of Jersey food and produce will be featured on German television this week. “Seafood Paradise Jersey” will be broadcast on commercial station Kabel 1 on Wednesday 27 July and is the first part of a three-episode series. “Jersey Snacks” and “Jersey Cheese” will be broadcast at a later date. …

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A sign of the times: leading business becomes part of the Genuine Jersey success story

Date: 21/06/2016

Signtech – the largest visual communications company in the Channel Islands – has given its full backing to Genuine Jersey by sponsoring the producers’ organisation. It joins a growing band of firms who take pride in their Island roots and recognise the importance of harnessing local talent and supp…

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From harpsichords to sterling silver; from telecoms to chilli sauce

Date: 06/06/2016

New members have joined Genuine Jersey this year – bringing more talent and diversity to the producers’ association. They include: Aida de la Herran Jewellery - Aida Neal (née de la Herran). Aida designs and hand-makes jewellery in sterling silver, which sometimes incorporate objects she has found a…

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Schools, media, WIs, Overdale, Constables and Co-op all celebrate potato-growing success

Date: 03/06/2016

The biggest-ever Genuine Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition concluded last week with all classes being weighed. In the schools’ competition, which involved all 32 primary schools, St Christopher’s won the heaviest crop award for the second year running, with Reception J’s potatoes coming in at …

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First Islands Farm and Craft Market of the year

Date: 25/04/2016

Jersey’s open-air markets return this weekend when stalls selling locally produced goods will be set up in St Aubin. This year’s markets are being organised by Genuine Jersey and sponsored by Islands - one of the Channel Islands’ leading insurance brokers. The Farm and Craft Markets begin their 2016…

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An innovate and healthy ice cream, crochet bear hoods

Date: 04/03/2016

New members have joined Genuine Jersey – bringing more talent and diversity to the producers’ association. The Genuine Jersey mark is the guarantee of local provenance and is recognised as a byword for the best that the Island has to offer. To carry the mark, goods have to be reared, grown or caught…

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On Your Marks, Get Set, Grow!

Date: 18/01/2016

The tenth Genuine Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition, organised by the Genuine Jersey Products Association and sponsored by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society, launches this week as invitations to take part are sent to all the primary schools. The annual event, which sees primary school p…

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