Where to buy the best Christmas mince pies this year

In the annual Sunday Times Christmas mince pie taste test, the experts sniff out the best from five big retailers and five independent bakeries around Johannesburg

10 December 2023 - 00:00

For our annual search for the best Christmas mince pie, we decided to test this traditional treat from five of the country’s biggest retailers — Checkers, Food Lover’s Market, Pick n Pay, Spar and Woolworths — as well as offerings from five smaller, independent bakeries around Johannesburg. Including   The Pantry, Patisserie de Paris, Bread Alone, Fresh Earth and Glenda’s presented an interesting twist to what has normally been a competition between well-known retail giants. ..

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