Figgy’s

Media Coverage

Christmas Puddings in the news

We’re delighted that our Christmas Puddings have been recommended so widely by food writers and chefs, including James Martin, Xanthe Clay, Rose Prince and Tom Parker Bowles.

  • The Independent (Nov 2018) – Ten best Christmas Puddings Taste Test.
  • Manor Magazine (Winter 2018) – Festive foodie recommendations for the season.
  • Good Housekeeping (Oct 2018) – The Best Christmas Puddings you can buy in 2018.
  • Devon Life (Nov 2018) – A feature about getting ready for stir-up Sunday and how to make your own Christmas Pudding.
  • The Plymouth Daily (Oct 2018) – Coverage of the Food Drink Devon Awards where we received a Platinum Award.
  • The Times (Dec 2017) – The Festive Great Taste Awards: 30 delicious Christmas Foods from this year’s foodie awards, chosen by chefs, restauranteurs and critics.
  • Feel Good Food magazine (Dec 2017) – A festive foodie gift guide from Woman and Home magazine.
  • BBC Radio Devon (Dec 2017) – An interview with Jo on the Kerry White Show, with everyone in the studio tucking into some Christmas Pudding and clotted cream!
  • The Independent (Nov 2017) – Their favourite fifteen Christmas Puddings in the country.
  • Feast Magazine (Dec 2017) – A lovely review of our Christmas Pudding.
  • Olive Magazine (Nov 2017) – A feature on Padstow Christmas Festival and the lovely stallholders.
  • Period Living Magazine (Dec 2017) – Our pudding amist a beautiful a beautiful traditional Christmas dining room display.
Earlier Press Coverage

Here is a full list of all our previous media coverage because we’re so proud of our lovely puddings:

  • Western Morning News (Dec 2016) – A lovely profile of our business with fabulous photos like the one above.
  • Little Green Space (Dec 2016) – An interesting article about the history of Christmas pudding, with reviews.
  • Diary of a Devon Mum (Dec 2016) – An interview with Jo about Figgy’s roots and being a mum in business.
  • The Week Portfolio (Nov 2016) – A round-up of the Best Christmas Puddings.
  • Anglicans Online (Nov 2016) – “everyone should experience a pudding from Figgy’s in Devon at least once
  • James Martin’s Home Comforts at Christmas (Dec 2015) – We were so excited to be featured in this fantastic five minute piece by James Martin.
  • The Mail on Sunday (Dec 2015) – Tom Parker Bowles recommended us again as part of his Perfect Feast!
  • The Simple Things magazine (Dec 2015) – A potted history of Christmas pudding and a lovely photo of our pud.
  • Vegetarian Living magazine (Dec 2015) – An article about us and how we set up Figgy’s.
  • The Telegraph (Nov 2015) – We were delighted to be chosen by the Telegraph as the best place to buy your Christmas Pudding in 2015.
  • The Lady magazine (Nov 2015) – “These are a few of our favourite things” said the Lady magazine. We can’t argue with that!
  • Devon Life (Dec 2015 & 2014) – Devon Life give away a fabulous hamper of goodies every Christmas, including one of our puds.
  • The Running Buffet (Jan 2015) – A New Year review of Devon Christmas Puddings from blogger Jon Stubbington.
  • Cooking, Cakes & Children (Dec 2014) – A lovely review by blogger Amy Lane.
  • Mrs Bishop’s Bakes and Banter (Dec 2014) – Such kind words from blogger Lucy Bishop.
  • The Mail on Sunday (Nov 2014) – Tom Parker Bowles recommended us as part of his Perfect Feast!
  • Mummy mishaps (Nov 2014) – A review on the Mummy Mishaps blog.
  • Christmas Countdown (Nov 2014) – Lots of helpful tips for Christmas planning on this festive blog.
  • Sew White.com (Nov 2014) – A round-up of the best food and drink for Christmas.
  • Prima Baby & Pregnancy (Dec 2014) – A lovely mention in their Christmas gifts section.
  • Lavender and Lovage (Nov 2014) – We teamed up with blogger Karen Burns-Booth in a giveaway for her readers.
  • Chez Maxima (Nov 2014) – A lovely review and Christmas giveaway.
  • The Crazy Kitchen (Nov 2014) – “possibly the best Christmas Pudding we’ve eaten” said Helen who writes this lovely blog.
  • Barbour (Dec 2014) – Jo was chosen as the Local Hero for December in the Barbour blog.
  • The Independent (Nov 2013) – We were chosen as one of the IndyBest Christmas Puddings.
  • The Observer Food Monthly (Nov 2013) – A comprehensive guide to where to buy the best Christmas Food (including pudding of course).
  • The Telegraph (Nov 2013) – Xanthe Clay gave us top marks as a producer of, as she put it: “Artisan Christmas Puds with Pizzazz!”
  • Prima (Nov 2013) – A profile of Jo and three other ladies who run Christmas businesses.
  • ITV Gift Guide for Men (Nov 2013)
  • The Lady (Nov 2013)
  • Crumbs (Dec 2013)
  • Dorset Magazine (Oct 2013)
  • Landlove (Aut 2013)
  • Homemaker Magazine (Nov 2013)
  • English Home Magazine (Dec 2012)
  • Country Living Magazine (December 2012)
  • Devon Life Magazine (December 2012)
  • Telegraph online (November 2012)
  • Good Housekeeping (December 2012)
  • Landscape Magazine (Christmas 2012)
  • Taste Buds Magazine (Christmas 2012)
  • Wharf Magazine (December 2012)
  • AllAboutYou.com (Autumn 2012)
  • Eat In (Dec 2012)
  • The Week Magazine (Dec 2011)
  • The Independent: The 10 Best Christmas Puddings (Dec 2011)
  • Food Magazine (Dec edition, 2011)
  • CityAM online (Dec 2011)
  • Belfast Telegraph (Dec, 2011)
  • Madhouse Family Reviews (Dec 2011)
  • NFU Countryside Magazine (Dec Edition, 2011)
  • Style Nest (Dec 2011)
  • The Independent (Sat 19th Nov, 2011)
  • Channel 4 Food: Christmas Pudding Taste Test (Nov 2011)
  • House and Garden Magazine (Dec edition, 2011)
  • On Magazine (Dec edition, 2011)
  • Meze Magazine blog (Nov 2011)
  • The English Home Magazine (Nov edition, 2011)
  • My Green Lifestyle (Nov 2011)
  • Fabulous Food Magazine (Nov edition, 2011)
  • Fork Magazine (Nov edition, 2011)
  • The Guardian Online (Dec 2010)
  • The Daily Telegraph (27 Nov 2010)
  • She Magazine (Dec edition, 2010)
  • Red Magazine (Dec edition, 2010)
  • Choice Magazine (Dec edition, 2010)
  • Stella Magazine, Sunday Telegraph (12 Dec 2010)
  • BBC Good Food Magazine (Nov edition, 2010)
  • Western Daily Press (29 Nov 2010)
  • Express and Echo (7 August 2010)
  • Express and Echo (17 July 2010)
  • The Good Food Producers Guide 2010 by Rose Prince
  • The Sunday Telegraph (Dec 2009)
  • Stella Magazine (Dec edition, 2009)
  • Homes and Gardens Magazine (Dec edition, 2009)
  • She Magazine (Dec edition, 2009)
  • Great British Food Magazine (Dec edition, 2009)
  • Choice Magazine (Dec edition, 2009)
  • Country Living Magazine (Dec edition, 2008)
  • The Sunday Telegraph (Dec 2008)
  • Food and Travel Magazine (Dec edition, 2008)
  • The Christmas Magazine (Dec edition, 2008)
  • Mid-Devon Advertiser (Dec 2008)
  • Devon Life (Dec 2007): Figgy’s Gorgeous Christmas Puddings
  • Food Magazine (Dec 2007): 5 minute guide to…a Devon Christmas Pudding
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