• Lottie Shaw’s in Paris!

    Posted on July 27, 2017

    Since the first Tour de Yorkshire in 2015, there’s been a strong friendship between Yorkshire and Paris. And naturally the Welcome to Yorkshire team is now a regular guest in Paris when it’s Tour de France season. Here at Lottie Shaw’s we were delighted to be asked by Welcome to Yorkshire to be part of

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  • Thank You Great Yorkshire Show

    Posted on July 26, 2017

    Last week, we were at the Great Yorkshire Show in the heart of Harrogate. It was our second year at the show and it was great to see so many customers old and new visiting our stall for some traditional Yorkshire treats over the 3 days we were there. This little chap came, too, and

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  • We Are Going to The Great Yorkshire Show!

    Posted on May 11, 2017

    For only the second time in our  history Lottie Shaw’s will be exhibiting at the Great Yorkshire Show. The Great Yorkshire Show takes place between Tuesday the 11th and Thursday 13th of July and “features the best of British farming and is England’s premier agricultural show. Held at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate it gives first-hand experience

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  • Introducing our new printed packaging!

    Posted on April 19, 2017

    Over the last few months we have been improving our packaging on our Treats to Go Range.  We have been working with packaging expert Phil Parkinson! Phil has helped us through the process to achieve what we hope you agree is an improvement on our packaging. We now have more information on the front of

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  • Fancy coming to the BBC Good Food Show with us?

    Posted on April 4, 2017

    This is the first time that Lottie Shaw’s have exhibited at the Good Food Show Spring Fair in Harrogate on the 5-7th May and to celebrate we have 4 invitations to give away!  Each invitation admits two people. To be in with a chance of winning one of the 6 invitations keep an eye on our FaceBook

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  • Win a Lottie Shaw’s Christmas Gift Bag!

    Posted on December 7, 2016

    Lottie Shaw’s produce a range of festive gift bags, hampers and treat tins. To help you enjoy Christmas we are giving you the chance to win one of our festive Christmas Gift Bags. To be in with a chance of winning this lovely prize simply like our Facebook page (not just the post) and share

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  • Bonfire night is almost here…

    Posted on October 7, 2016

    With nights drawing in and a nip in the air it’s time to get out the jumpers and think of those autumnal days when Lottie Shaw’s award winning Yorkshire treats are just perfect. With warming ginger and spiced fruit cakes they certainly fit hand in glove with the cooler weather. They’re just perfect to stock

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  • The Yorkshireman’s Tin of Treats!

    Posted on July 29, 2016

    We would like to introduce the new Yorkshireman’s Tin of Treats! Packed full of treats for any lover of Yorkshire! We currently have a competition to win this very hamper on Twitter and Facebook.  Simply go to our Lottie Shaw’s page on either Twitter or Facebook and Like, Share, Follow and Retweet to win! You

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  • Excited About Boxes!

    Posted on July 13, 2016

    I can not believe how excited I got about our new unique boxes that arrived this week.  I had a fabulous experience working with Claire Clarke from Smurfit Kappa Leeds who nurtured me through the process following my brief on what we were looking for. This was the end result!! In keeping with our Yorkshire heritage

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  • Make it all about Dad!

    Posted on June 3, 2016

    Fathers are rather like our traditional Lottie Shaw’s products. They are trustworthy, comforting and you can always rely on them to be the best. Which is why this year for the first time we are honouring Father’s Day with a new range of gifts for special Dads everywhere. From individual cakes with mugs, to gift

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  • The Tour De Yorkshire

    Posted on April 26, 2016

    The Tour de Yorkshire, one of the most spectacular and well received events in the British sporting calendar, returns for a second year with new routes and new challenges.  The route will take the 18 teams of eight riders to all four corners of Yorkshire, linking together the county’s sporting, historic, industrial and literary greats.

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  • Wishing you a Happy Easter

    Posted on March 22, 2016

    Our most recent newsletter, wishing you a Happy Easter from all at Lottie Shaw’s.  We take a look back at our highlights, including being awarded as the ‘Taste of Yorkshire’ for our traditional baked goods and the visit by Richard Arnold from Good Morning Britain.

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  • Mother’s Day!

    Posted on February 19, 2016

    Here at Lottie Shaw’s Mothers Day, or Mothering Sunday as it is really known, is a very special time. As a family firm of more than a hundred years baking in Yorkshire, our secret recipes were often handed down the generations from mother to daughter, taught during hours spent in the kitchen baking together from

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  • Celebrate Pancake Day with Lottie Shaw’s

    Posted on February 4, 2016

    Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday and this year falls on February 28th 2017. Shrove Tuesday was the last opportunity to use up eggs and fats before embarking on the Lenten fast and pancakes were thought to be the perfect way of using

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  • Richard Arnold Visits Lottie Shaw’s

    Posted on December 18, 2015

    We were delighted to welcome Richard Arnold and his team very early on Monday morning on his Christmas road trip round Britain. Each day this week entertainment editor Richard Arnold, from ITV’s Good Morning Britain, was visiting a different business gearing up for Christmas for a special festive edition of Arnold’s armchair, and we were lucky enough to

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  • Lottie Shaw’s is officially the Taste of Yorkshire

    Posted on November 11, 2015

    Proud bakers for more than a hundred years and spanning three generations, Lottie Shaw’s is celebrating being crowned the Taste of Yorkshire. The award was presented by tourist body, Welcome to Yorkshire, after an independent panel of judges declared Lottie Shaw’s authentic, traditional Yorkshire baked goods the best food product in the entire county. The

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  • Christmas Is Coming!

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    Christmas is coming and at Lottie Shaw’s we are here to help you stock up for everyone’s favourite family time of the year…Yes even Scrooge changed his tune ! But did you know that Christmas cake and mince pies were once banned by Oliver Cromwell as a sign of excess?  Not to be defeated those,

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  • Supporting Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice

    Posted on November 6, 2015

    Due to the success of this fundraiser last year our local Children’s Hospice, Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice, are running sweepstakes. The prize for each sweepstake is one of our Lottie Shaw’s Christmas gift bags full of seriously good treats, including our mince pies, our gingerbread decorating kit and a bag of all butter fudge. If you

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  • Autumn is here….

    Posted on October 9, 2015

    With nights drawing in and a nip in the air it’s time to get out the jumpers and think of those autumnal days when Lottie Shaw’s award winning Yorkshire treats are just perfect. With warming ginger and spiced fruit cakes they certainly fit hand in glove with the cooler weather. And are just perfect to

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  • Picnic like we used to with Lottie Shaw’s authentic sweet treats….

    Posted on July 12, 2015

    Sunshine,school holidays and Lottie Shaw’s are the perfect combination. And so we are launching a campaign to bring back the authentic picnic…the true taste of summer. Give the barbie a rest and reclaim those happy days of yesteryear with an old fashioned picnic and Lottie Shaw’s traditional treats. For us picnics conjour up happy childhood

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  • Father’s Day…

    Posted on May 18, 2015

    Fathers are rather like our traditional Lottie Shaw’s products. They are trustworthy, comforting and you can always rely on them to be the best. Which is why this year for the first time we are honouring Father’s Day with a new range of gifts for special Dads everywhere. From individual cakes with mugs, to gift

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  • Our latest creation – The ‘World’s Largest Mince Pie’

    Posted on November 27, 2014

    We have been busy with festive orders as usual, but this one is a ‘little’ different. As a special gift for our friends at Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice, we have created a giant mince pie weighing in at over two stone and containing a colossal 56,140 calories! We think it is probably the biggest

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  • Two-Wheeled Gingerbread Raises £400 For Cancer Care!

    Posted on November 6, 2014

    A bespoke biscuit bike, baked in honour of Yorkshire’s Grand Depart, has helped raise hundreds of pounds for terminally ill cancer patients. Lottie Shaw is donating a percentage of all of her limited edition, chocolate-topped gingerbread bike, sold at farm shops during and after the Grand Depart weekend, to Marie Curie Cancer Care, one of

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  • Lottie Shaw’s on Notonthehighstreet.com

    Posted on July 28, 2014

    All your favourite Lottie Shaw’s treats are now available on notonthehighstreet.com. You’ll still be able to find us in your local farm shop, cafes and other stockists, as you always have, but we hope our new notonthehighstreet.com store will help more people to discover our range of Seriously Good Parkin, cakes, biscuits and hampers. Our

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  • The Great Yorkshire Shaw

    Posted on July 4, 2014

    We are delighted to be exhibiting for the very first time at the Great Yorkshire Show this year! It will be extremely exciting to be involved in Yorkshire’s largest agricultural show, and we can’t wait to introduce visitors to the authentic taste of Yorkshire. We’ll be in the Food Hall every day from 7.30am TO

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  • On Yer Bike!

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    Le Tour is nearly upon us, which means you’re running out of time to snaffle some of our special Le Tour Ginger Bread Bikes! Made to a special recipe which stops them being brittle and hurting dainty mouths, these are bound to get you in the Le Tour spirit! We are donating 10p from every

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  • New ‘Cycling-themed’ Products By Lottie Shaw’s

    Posted on March 25, 2014

    Lottie Shaw’s to launch new ‘cycling-themed’ products at the Welcome to Yorkshire Y14 conference. The event takes place at the Harrogate International Centre on Thursday 27 March, 2014. This year, the main focus will of course be the eagerly anticipated Tour de France. The conference marks 100 days before the beginning of the Yorkshire Grand

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  • Lottie Shaw’s Shortlisted: Family Business Of The Year 2014

    Posted on January 31, 2014

    Lottie Shaw’s has been shortlisted for Family Business of the Year 2014. The regional award organised by Family Business United, celebrates the best family businesses across the North of England, North Wales and Northern Ireland. Family is very much at the heart of our business, from our grandma’s recipes which have been passed down through

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  • Lottie Shaw’s Seriously Good Christmas Cake Ice Cream

    Posted on December 12, 2013

    Following on from the success of our Yorkshire Parkin ice cream, Lottie Shaw’s have teamed up with Yummy Yorkshire once again, to produce a special ‘Christmas Cake’ ice cream for the festive season. The new ‘Christmas Cake’ ice cream has been made using our luxury fruit cake recipe, which is packed full of fruit and

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  • Lottie Shaw’s makes it to Hollywood

    Posted on October 21, 2013

    Lottie Shaw’s famous ‘Seriously Good’ Yorkshire Parkin gets another day in the spotlight thanks to a new television show from Paul Hollywood, who has become renowned as a baking expert following his appearances as a judge on The Great British Bake Off. The new series, Paul Hollywood’s Pies and Puds, airs in November, hot on

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  • Lottie Shaw’s Win Two Deliciouslyorkshire Awards!

    Posted on October 1, 2013

    We are delighted to announce that we won TWO awards at the Deliciouslyorkshire food and drink Awards, held at the National Railway Museum on the 25th September 2013. The awards celebrate Yorkshire’s finest, so to win Best Bakery as well as Supreme Product for our Seriously Good Yorkshire Parkin, is absolutely amazing! Our Yorkshire Parkin

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  • Congratulations to the Winner of Our Yorkshire Day Competition

    Posted on August 20, 2013

    To celebrate Yorkshire Day, we gave our Facebook and Twitter followers the chance to win one of our ‘Taste of Yorkshire’ hampers, worth £25! To take part, we asked people to upload their best Yorkshire-themed photo. The winning entry, which was selected by Lottie, was of Angela and her mother enjoying afternoon tea. When we contacted

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  • Lottie Shaw’s Shortlisted for Deliciously Yorkshire Award

    Posted on August 8, 2013

    We’re absolutely delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted by Deliciouslyorkshire for their annual awards. Each year Deliciouslyorkshire searches high and low for the finest quality food and drink Yorkshire has to offer and with everything from goat ice-cream to edible flowers shortlisted, Yorkshire’s produce is as diverse as the county itself. Our ‘Seriously Good’ Yorkshire

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  • Lottie Shaw’s Fine Bone China Cups

    Posted on March 13, 2013

    Our history and heritage mean a great deal to us and we’re incredibly proud of our recipes which have been passed down the generations for over 100 years. When our family first started baking in Yorkshire the mill workers would visit every day to buy their hand baked goods. We absolutely love the history of

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  • Lottie Shaw’s To Feature in Ade in Britain

    Posted on March 8, 2013

    Following the success of the first series, well known actor and comedian Adrian Edmondson is once again embarking on a tour of the Great Britain as he seeks out some of the UKs finest regional foods, crafts and traditions. In an upcoming episode which is due to air on Friday 15 March at 4:00pm on

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  • Treat Your Mother To Something Special This Mother’s Day

    Posted on February 27, 2013

    With just over a week to go Mother’s Day is your chance to treat your mother to something special and say a little thank you to the wonderful woman who has done so much for you. We’ve created a special edition Mother’s Day packaging for our ‘Seriously Good’ Yorkshire Parkin and two different sized Mother’s

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  • ‘Eat and Tweet’ Dinner at Drewton’s To Showcase Yorkshire’s Finest Food & Drink

    Posted on January 20, 2013

    This Saturday (2 February) will see the first of two ‘Eat and Tweet’ events at Drewton’s Farm Shop where guests will be served a special six course menu featuring some of Yorkshire’s finest food and drink. Taking on a ‘Come Dine With Me’ theme, the evening will have a unique flavour as diners will be

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  • Decorating Festive Gingerbread Trees and Snowmen

    Posted on January 8, 2013

    The kind people at Port Arcades Shopping Centre invited us to create some very festive gingerbread trees and gingerbread snowmen for the children to decorate in the run up to Christmas. Children are always enthusiastic volunteers when it comes to helping decorate, especially when it involves Christmas and something you can eat. As you can

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  • Lottie Shaw’s Awarded SALSA Accreditation

    Posted on November 13, 2012

    We’re delighted to announce that the Yorkshire craft bakery, Thomas’s, home to Lottie Shaw’s has been awarded the SALSA accreditation which is a nationally recognised award for small food producers. What this means for the future is that Lottie Shaw’s can realise its future growth plans to supply regional and national buyers who insist upon smaller

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  • Lottie Shaw’s Bonfire Treats Competition

    Posted on November 5, 2012

    How to Enter For your chance to win a selection of Lottie Shaw’s treats, including; Yorkshire Parkin, Parkin Biscuits and Caramel Sauce, simply enter our competition using the PunchTab entry form below! Entries must be received during the competition period and any entries received before or after will not be counted. The validity of any

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  • The British Love Affair with Baking

    Posted on October 17, 2012

    With 7.2 million people tuning in to watch the final of The Great British Bake Off last night our love affair with baking is at an all-time high but it hasn’t always been this way.

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  • Lottie Shaw’s Joins Forces with Local Brewer

    Posted on October 16, 2012

    With British baking going through somewhat of a renaissance recently and television programmes such as The Great British Bake Off increasing in popularity, more and more people are reigniting their love affair with baking and see cakes as an affordable treat. Lottie Shaw’s has teamed up with local brewer Little Valley Brewery in Cragg Vale

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  • NEW Environmentally Friendly Parkin Packaging

    Posted on October 5, 2012

    We have been busy working on our new sustainable packaging for the ’Lottie Shaw’s Seriously Good Yorkshire Parkin‘ which not only has a larger window so you can see more of our delicious handmade Yorkshire Parkin, but it’s also suitable for home composting too. The box – which is slightly more rigid – is still in

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  • Lottie Shaw’s Secures National Distributer

    Posted on May 23, 2012

    Hider Foods, a family owned national distributor of fine foods has been signed up by Lottie Shaw’s to support plans for the national distribution of its home baked goods. Lottie Shaw’s, known for the quality of its products and distinctive artisan packaging has enjoyed success in the independent retail market and has shown growth of

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  • Fodder Food Hall Trails the Latest Range from Lottie Shaw’s

    Posted on May 15, 2012

    Lottie Shaw’s ‘Seriously Good’ range of home baked good is set to be trailed by Britain’s first charitable food hall, Fodder. Lottie Shaw’s is a staunch advocate of traditional family baking and has created the ‘Seriously Good’ range based on family recipes that have been passed down from one generation to the next. The range,

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  • Yorkshire Life Food Find of the Month

    Posted on February 2, 2011

    We were very excited to be selected as a Yorkshire Life Food Hero of the Month in Novemeber 2010. Please click here to view the article

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  • Yorkshire Post Food Award Finalist

    Posted on September 9, 2010

    We are very proud to be a finalist in the homemade category for the Yorkshire Post Food Awards 2010 which will be announced on Friday 24th September at the York Food & Drink Festival awards dinner! Producing the goods for awards night

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  • Fine Food Digest June 2010 quote

    Posted on July 16, 2010

    From Heather Parry at Fodder: “Lottie Shaw’s famous Yorkshire Parkin flys off the shelf.  We love it because its so synonymous with Yorkshire. Its delicious on its own or topped with Wensleydale cheese.”

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  • Future looks bright for Fodder

    Posted on June 1, 2010

    A FLAGSHIP food shop and café championed by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society is celebrating its first year of trading, having injected more than £1.9m into the region’s economy. Harrogate-based Fodder has become the shop window for Yorkshire’s farmers and producers, giving a crucial local market for their produce. The shop is Britain’s first charitable food

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