Local Harrogate business gets festive with Gingerbread flavour fudge this Christmas

Traditional English confectionary manufacturer in North Yorkshire, The Serious Sweet company, has secured an additional seasonal listing with national supermarket chain Asda – just in time for Christmas.

The Serious Sweet company’s Gingerbread flavour fudge is expected to fly off the shelves at Asda supermarkets, with the seasonal treats listed at over 400 stores in Yorkshire and across the UK.Based in the North Yorkshire town of Harrogate, The Serious Sweet company develop their traditional recipes, with simple twists to create fabulous tasting confectionery.
Made traditionally and mostly by hand, the creations are cooled naturally to improve texture and flavour, resulting in fine tasting and moreish quintessentially English confectionery that takes you back to those childhood days.
Together with the Extra Special Cornish Clotted Cream fudge that remains on the shelves of 360 Asda stores nationwide throughout the year, both provide a perfect, inexpensive gift this festive season.

The company employs 30 local people at their Harrogate base, creating more than 800 tonnes of fudge a year.

<>, <> at Asda, said: “The Serious Sweet company is steeped in history and culture and we are delighted that our customers in Yorkshire and across the rest of the country will be able to enjoy a new festive flavour of fudge this Christmas.

“They still use traditional recipes with modern twists, for example the new Gingerbread flavour fudge is flavoured with ginger and spices – the perfect winter treat.

“Asda is committed to supporting and proud to champion local suppliers across the regions so our customers can enjoy local favourites stocked on the shelves of their nearest Asda store.”

Jenni Hart, Product Technologist at The Serious Sweet company, said: "One of the main reasons for the longevity of the company has been the unique taste of our products and the ability to revive those childhood favourites whilst sticking to the company’s principals of quality, taste and fun.

“We are very pleased to see our Gingerbread flavour fudge now on the shelves at Asda this Christmas – it means the popularity of the confectionary made by The Serious Sweet company is spreading.”

At Asda, Gingerbread flavour fudge is priced at £1.00 and Extra Special Cornish Clotted Cream fudge is priced at £2.

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