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Pasty Maker Questionnaire



- Shelden Narhi (Festival Foods)


Age:(if you donít mind answering)



Where did you first learned to make pasties? and from whom?

- Houghton Parkside, from Paul Svon


How long have you been making pasties?

-12 years for Festival Foods, more than that elsewhere (he couldn't


How many pasties do you think you have made?

- 800 a week * 52 weeks/yr * 12 years = 499,000


What is the greatest number of pasties you have made at one time?

- 1200


How many pasties has one person been able to eat at one sitting?

- 2


Comment on the prices of the pasty(from past to present).

- 12 years ago they were $.99


Do they ever get tired of making/eating the pasties?

- NO!!, I've got discipline, the reason most people that make pasties today are older, is because the younger people don't have the patience for assembly line work.   I don't look at it as assembly line work, I try to

think of improvements as I make them.


What do people seem to like to put on their pasty?

- Ketchup


What is the weirdest thing you have ever seen put in/on a pasty?

- Mustard


What would you like to see included in an online information center on the pasty?

- Historic Information