Junior Baking Competition 2019

  • A Mayo teenager has qualified  for the finals in the Aldi Foróige National Junior Baking Competition, taking one of the top two places in the Regional finals.

    Jessalyn Jennings, aged 13 from Brickens Foróige club in County Mayo impressed with her chocolate fudge cake in Saturday's competition held in Moate Community Secondary School.

    She will now compete in the National finals, which will be held in the Aldi tent at this year's National Ploughing Championships.

    This year Aldi has tasked the young bakers with creating 'the perfect chocolate fudge cake', with the victorious young baker's creation being put on-sale nationwide across Aldi stores next year, alongside a €1,000 cash prize.

    Foróige CEO, Sean Campbell, said "This competition provides a fantastic opportunity for young people who want to explore the world of food production, baking and manufacturing."