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Company Is Looking For Master Biscuitier For £40K A Year

Company Is Looking For Master Biscuitier For £40K A Year

A biscuit company is looking for a 'master biscuitier' and is offering an impressive £40,000 ($51,600) salary.

The dream job will involve taste-tasting new products from award-winning biscuit manufacturer Border Biscuits - sounds good eh?

The full-time role also comes with 35 days holiday a year, free onsite parking and perhaps best of all free biscuits. Sign me up, guys.

Credit: Borders Biscuit
Credit: Borders Biscuit
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Paul Parkins, managing director of Border Biscuits, said: "This is an incredible opportunity for someone to fulfil their dream of creating delicious treats every day and of course, be paid for it!

"The successful candidate will be crowned our Master Biscuitier and lead our passionate team in creating delicious ideas for new biscuit creations.

"We're encouraging people from across the country to apply and look forward to interviewing some great talent."

The family-run firm is based in Scotland and is hoping to find someone who is a 'creative, innovative foodie obsessed with the best' as well as being 'authentic, open and honest'.

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Credit: Border Biscuits
Credit: Border Biscuits

A statement describing the job role reads: "With finely-tuned taste buds and a talent for the technical side of baking, the successful candidate will spend their days launching products from the kitchen table to production, enticing new flavours worthy of a place in biscuit tins across the nation, as well as help lead the team in continuing to drive innovation, quality and sustainability throughout the business."

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While new and exciting biscuits are all well and good, a survey from earlier this year found that it was the humble chocolate digestive that had the top spot in Brit's hearts.

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Researchers at Perspectus Global surveyed 2,000 Brits to ask them to name their favourite biscuit, with a whopping 69 percent opting for a chocolate digestive.

Shortbread came in second place, followed by chocolate fingers, Jaffa Cakes and chocolate HobNobs rounding out the top five.

Credit: Borders Biscuit
Credit: Borders Biscuit

Other top 20 entries included rich tea, ginger nuts, custard creams and bourbons.

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I'm not sure who is picking shortbread as second best, but there's no accounting for taste, is there?

Director at Perspectus Global Ellie Glason said: "It's interesting to see from the research that American imports such as the Oreo and Maryland cookie have found their way into the top 20, even beating the Garibaldi and fig roll.

"Yet the British public clearly still hold the chocolate digestive close to their hearts, with the biscuit emerging as the clear winner of the poll."

The survey also found that we eat an average of 11 biscuits each per week in the UK - but we can safely assume that's gone up while people are working from home.

Featured Image Credit: Borders Biscuit

Topics: Food, UK, Scotland

Claire Reid

Claire is a journalist at LADbible who, after dossing around for a few years, went to Liverpool John Moores University. She graduated with a degree in Journalism and a whole load of debt. When not writing words in exchange for money she is usually at home watching serial killer documentaries surrounded by cats. You can contact Claire at [email protected]