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10.12.04
Christmas hampers with Cornish fare

Garden of Eden Christmas hamperA business selling top quality hampers packed full of Cornish produce is taking orders for its special Christmas range.

Garden of Eden, based at Treskilling, near Luxulyan, was launched in November by Christine Bainbridge and Sally Heard, who were supported by Objective One investment from both Taste of the West and actnow.

They supply specialty hampers full of delicious Cornish produce via their website – www.gardenofeden.uk.net – and brochures.

Two hampers have been specially put together for Christmas and are under the seasonal hampers section on the website.

Christine said: "All our hampers would be wonderful to give or receive at Christmas. However, we have designed two specifically with Christmas in mind. These are the St Just Hamper and the St Ives Hamper. We believe these are the perfect gift for Christmas or New Year, without the hassle. We can deliver throughout the UK and include a personal message."

The St Just hamper, costing £40, includes a bottle of Polmassick Kea Plum Dessert Wine, a luxury Christmas pudding and Trenance Chocolates. The St Ives hamper, costing £65, contains a bottle of Camel Valley Brut 'Cornwall', Menallack Farm cheese, Newlyn Olives with orange, thyme, coriander and garlic, Trenance Chocolates, a luxury Christmas pudding and oaten biscuits.

Other hampers are also available priced from £25 to £320.

"You can also make one of our other hampers more festive by including a luxury home made Christmas pudding. We can include a Christmas pudding in any hamper at an additional cost of £15 for a 900g pudding. We have also had a limited batch of wonderful quince jelly made and packaged in kilner jars and again could offer this as an extra item in any hamper at a cost of £5," continued Christine.

"Last date for orders is Tuesday 21st December, however we recommend that you place your order as soon as possible."

For further detail contact Clare Morgan, media relations manager, Objective One Partnership Office, Tel: 01872 223439 or email: cmorgan@cornwall.gov.uk or Christine Bainbridge, Garden of Eden: 01726 852905.

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Editor's notes:

Objective One investment accessed by Garden of Eden includes:

actnow - Broadband Connection
actnow Accelerator - £888 towards cost of ICT hardware and software (total cost £2280)
Taste of the West (Revenue) - £600 towards Image and Brand (total cost £1,200 + VAT)
Taste of the West (Revenue) - £860 for brochure design (total costs £2,150 + VAT)
Taste of the West (Capital) - £580 for purchase of refrigerator (total cost £1,523 + VAT)

Cornwall Taste of the West is a £3 million Objective One gateway project, funded by the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF), the Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) and private matched funding. It is part of the Taste of the West regional food group. Cornwall Taste of the West's four year project includes a trade development programme and a marketing grants scheme, available to small and medium sized food businesses that produce, sell or process foods in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

The actnow programme is a demand led initiative to encourage businesses in Cornwall to gain the support they need to move into the new broadband economy.

Broadband operates at much higher speeds than a standard internet connection with consumer products typically 10 times faster and business products up to 40 times faster. Products can be ordered from a range of service providers.

Project partners are Cornwall Enterprise, BT, Cornwall County Council, South West of England Regional Development Agency, Cornwall County Council, Business Link, Cornwall College, Defra, the Cornwall Broadband Partnership and Objective One.

For further details contact:

Clare Morgan, media relations manager
Objective One Partnership Office
Tel: 01872 223439
Email: cmorgan@cornwall.gov.uk

Christine Bainbridge
Garden of Eden
Tel: 01726 852905

 

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Clare Morgan
Media Relations Manager
Objective One Partnership Office
Castle House
Pydar Street
Truro TR1 2UD
Mobile: 07973 813647
Telephone: 01872 223439

cmorgan@cornwall.gov.uk

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