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Including all bread products sold for Christmas – e.g. panettone, stollen, seasonally available bread products, all sweet and savoury biscuits sold for Christmas – e.g. biscuits for cheese, crackers, shortbread, cookies, spiced flapjacks, tiffin –and all cakes – any created specifically for Christmas ex traditional Christmas cakes
Includes cheese products such as individual Christmas style cheeses, cheeses to be baked, or products such as cheese with tear-and-share bread, whole cheeseboards
(Christmas) Chocolate and Confectionery
Chocolate and confectionery of a premium or novelty nature sold specifically as a Christmas offering e.g. chocolate bars, boxes, sharing bags, nougat, premium marshmallows
(Christmas) Crisps, Nuts and Snacks
Any crisps, nuts or snacks marketed specifically for the festive period e.g. pigs in blankets flavour crisps, chocolate covered almonds
Any Christmas Product sold on a delicatessen counter for Christmas e.g. hams, meat selections, pork pies or olives
(Christmas) Desserts and Puddings
Includes Festive desserts i.e. yule logs, trifles, showstopper centre piece desserts, and any sweet pudding or dessert aimed to be served as individual portions. Excludes traditional Christmas cakes, puddings and mince pies.
Smoked salmon, whole fish, fish dishes
(Christmas) Free From
Any Christmas product marketed at the allergen free market incorporating one or more of the fourteen major allergens. Includes, biscuits, desserts, mince pies, confectionery
(Christmas) Mince Pies
Mince pies with traditional mincemeat or alternative flavoured filling
(Christmas) Party Food
Food created to be shared and served at Christmas that is savoury or sweet; can be ambient, chilled or frozen - selection packs, mini pizzas, wedges, canapes
(Christmas) Side Dishes
Seasonal stuffing, pigs in blankets, roast potatoes, red cabbage and brussel sprouts
(Christmas) Store Cupboard
Any product stored in the cupboard and created specifically for Christmas - Mint jelly, cranberry sauce, gravy granules, jams, relishes, chutneys, sweet sauces
(Christmas) Traditional Christmas Cakes
Traditional Christmas cakes, decorated and ready to serve
(Christmas) Traditional Christmas Puddings
To include traditional (fruit based), topped and hidden filling
(Christmas) Vegan and Vegetarian
This category includes all vegan and vegetarian products designed specifically for Christmas - meat substitutes and alternatives, condiments, cheeses, desserts, main courses