Contributor Profile

James Strawbridge

Job TitleOwner, presenter, author

Company NamePosh Pasty Company


James lives in Cornwall where he runs the Posh Pasty Co producing award-winning gourmet pasties using the finest Cornish ingredients.  James’ TV debut was in the BBC2 series It’s Not Easy Being Green which followed his family as they attempted to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Following three series, James featured in the BBC2 Paradise or Bust (2008) when he managed an eco tourism project on an island in Fiji and presented a cookery series called Saturday Farm for ITV1. Recently James presented two popular ITV series of The Hungry Sailor featuring a coastal journey with his father aboard a wooden sailing ship to explore the food of Britain’s coastal towns. 

James co-wrote Practical-Self Sufficiency: The Complete Guide to Sustainable Living with his dad in 2010 and has written a series of books on artisan skills; including Cheese & Dairy, Preserves, Breads and Poultry. James is currently writing his eighth book a Smoking and Curing Manual. James now runs an innovative NPD & Marketing agency and works as the Executive Development Chef at The Bake Factory in Cornwall. 

Conference Sessions

  • Best of Breakfast

    Tuesday10:30 - 11:1510 Apr 2018
    Taste of Travel Theatre - Hall A2

    We invite new companies/exhibitors to tell us (in 2 minutes) why they think their breakfast product should go onboard. Come and taste some fabulous free samples...

    • Language: English
  • Embracing superfoods

    Thursday10:30 - 11:1512 Apr 2018
    Taste of Travel Theatre - Hall A2

    James Strawbridge of the Posh Pasty Company demonstrates how superfoods can be used in the development of new products in the hot savoury sector. 

    • Language: English

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