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The Great British Railway Journeys

It was an immense pleasure to welcome Michael Portillo and crew from The Great British Railway Journeys into the test kitchen of Hawkens Gingerbread, the official bakers of Grantham Gingerbread, to help make this fabulous biscuit. The feature explains how the biscuit came about in the 18th Century, steeped in history as the oldest traded biscuit in the United Kingdom its' recreation has gained increasing popularity.

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Now posting to Canada and USA

The continued development of continues as postal options for the whole of the USA and Canada have now been made available to customers wanting to buy Grantham Gingerbread products. The Gingerbread team is happy to post it's products to all destinations. Simply contact us if you wish to send or buy from countries other than North America and the UK and we calculate the postage for you. Keep munching! 

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Picnic with the Queen

On Wednesday 13th June Grantham Gingerbread had the great honour of attending the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Picnic Celebration at Burghley House in Stamford.  10,000 personally invited guests joined Her Majesty for a picnic in the beautiful grounds of Burghley. Grantham Gingerbread were invited to attend the event to have a stand at the event. Whilst we did not personally meet the Queen, we did have a fantastic opportunity to introduce Grantham's famous little biscuit to many new people.

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The real life Gingerbread Man?

The man behind the Gingerbread ! Alastair Hawken is by rights a Grantham Gingerbread. Aged 38, the business man was born and raised in the town     Grantham and the fine people of the town are without any doubt very proud of their heritage,   none less than for the Grantham Gingerbread biscuit. Grantham Gingerbread is without a shadow of a doubt a local speciality. First created within the       town in 1740, the popular biscuit was not widely available for some 30 years due to very poor commercial forethought.  For a time, the product was only manufactured in Nottinghamshire and to a very poor quality standard.  Alastair recognise that the scope for Grantham Gingerbread is broad. It is commonly accepted that...

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