Seasonal Veg

Eating for the Seasons: Autumn and Winter Vegetables

Eating vegetables while they are in season is beneficial for many reasons. Just one of the benefits is that freshly harvested seasonal produce retains its full flavour. But which vegetables…

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Discover Spice Plants

Ever wondered what the plants your spices come from look like?  Some are not so hard to identify whereas others may surprise you!  To learn more about spice pairings download…

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Bonfire Night Winter Warmers

Remember, remember the 5th November… On the 5th November the whole country goes firework wild, layering on their warmest clothes and gathering together friends and family to watch the night…

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An Introduction to Jollof Rice

It’s no secret that here at Tilda we are fascinated by food and especially love the aroma, taste and versatility of Basmati rice. One of our favourite snippets of information…

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Five Dishes Everyone Should Try

Many of us are guilty of knowing how to cook a few recipes well and sticking to them purely out of convenience. If this sounds familiar, you may also want…

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Steps You Can Take to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

90% of the 3 million+ diabetics in the UK suffer from Type 2 diabetes. Unlike Type 1 diabetes that develops early as a result of the body producing no insulin,…

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5 Cooking Games to Make Dinnertime Fun

Involving kids in the kitchen is a fantastic way to help them develop important skills as well as a chance to educate them about where their food comes from. You’ll…

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Biryani Time Saving Tips

The biryani is a dish that has broken down borders.  One of the most popular rice dishes in the world, the biryani has crossed continents and evolved along the way. …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Dinner Dates

Being wined and dined in a fancy restaurant is all very romantic but after a few dates can feel a little impersonal.  Inviting your date to your home and cooking…

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Top 10 Kitchen Disasters and How to Avoid them

Kitchen disasters happen to the best of us; Gordon Ramsay probably cries himself to sleep over a sunken soufflé once in a while. First, try to avoid mishaps, but if…

Tilda All Maa No Drama

A Hot Sample Success Story

First of all, a big thank you to those of you who made it down to our All Maa, No Drama event at Canary Wharf last Friday.  It was a…

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5 ways to make your diabetic diet more exciting

Food should be fun and diabetes or not it’s still possible to enjoy a rich and varied diet, it may just take a little more imagination.  Balancing your diabetic diet…

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Tilda Lunchtime Sampling: September 5th, Canary Wharf

On September 5th we’ll be filling Canary Wharf with that festival feeling! Head along to The Tilda exhibition where we’ll be providing entertainment, information and hot sample of recipes you…

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Bonfire Night Winter Warmers

Remember, remember the 5th November… On the 5th November the whole country goes firework wild, layering on their warmest clothes and gathering together friends and family to watch the night…

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5 ways to make your diabetic diet more exciting

Food should be fun and diabetes or not it’s still possible to enjoy a rich and varied diet, it may just take a little more imagination.  Balancing your diabetic diet…

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Basmati Rice and Diabetes by Dr Sarah Schenker

Basmati rice, particularly wholegrain Basmati rice can and should be a regular addition to the diets of people who suffer from diabetes. Basmati rice is a naturally low energy food…

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Healthy Balance Tips for a Stress-free Life by Life Coach Carole Ann Rice

Learn to say “no” powerfully to things or people who drain your time.  We do have enough hours in the day if we use them wisely.  What is currently eating…

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Feel Good Rewards with Tilda Wholegrain

Tilda have launched a new ‘Feel Good Rewards’ promotion – simply collect points when you purchase promotional packs of Tilda Wholegrain Basmati rice. Exchange your points for ‘Feel Good Rewards’…

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How to add specialist grains into your cooking By Dhruv Baker

It’s at this time of year we start looking ahead to new starts and to banishing the ghosts of the over-indulgences many of us succumb to over the festive period. …

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The Truth about Gluten by Dr Sarah Schenker

When I was training to become a dietitian (lets just say a few years ago now!) we learnt about gluten in only one context – people who suffered from Coeliac disease.…

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Advice from Dhruv Baker: Wholegrain Basmati Rice – What, how and why?

What is it? Lots of people ask ‘what is the difference between Wholegrain and Brown Rice?’ There is a fair degree of confusion surrounding this wonderful grain, which I think…

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Benefit from your curry

Despite what many people may think, a curry can be good for you and not greasy. A delicious homemade curry can be full of spices and vegetables. The many spices…

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Advice from Dr. Sarah Schenker – Top 10 Foods for Children

A healthy and well balanced diet is important for your family’s wellbeing and some foods re known to have a better effect on your brain than others. Here is a…

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Advice from Dr. Sarah Schenker – What should Kids eat to perform?

One of the most important things that many people don’t realise about our brain is that it demands a huge proportion of daily energy in relation to its size. The…

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Advice from Dr. Sarah Schenker on Basmati for kids

Basmati rice is a nutritious grain to include in children’s diets. It provides them with plenty of starchy carbohydrate that they need for energy and growth as well as some…

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Young Chef Scoops Tilda Risotto Challenge

Connor Godfrey, a young chef who works at The Ritz London, has won the prestigious Tilda Risotto Challenge – serving up a risotto primavera that wowed the judges at Wessex…

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Pub Chef Shows His Kitchen Creativity to Win Top Tilda Cooking Prize

The head chef at a popular West London pub has proved his culinary expertise and flair for world cuisine to be crowned Tilda Chef of the Year 2014. Ian Simpson,…

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The Grocer New Product Award Winner 2013

Following in-depth research and analysis conducted by Cambridge Market Research, independent industry experts and consumers, The Grocer has announced Tilda Limited Edition British Curry Rice as a New Product Award…

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The Grocer New Product Award Finalist 2013

In their coveted New Product Award 2013, The Grocer has recognised Tilda Vintage Basmati as an exceptional product, as it is announced as the Finalist of The Rice, Pasta &…

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Tilda wins Super Brand status

Tilda has been awarded super brand status in UAE for second consecutive year. The Super Brand Tribute event took place Monday 10th June 2013 where Tilda received the Super Brand Award trophy.…

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World Food Award

We are delighted to announce that Tilda Kids has won  ‘The Food & Drink Product of the Year’ Accolade at The World Food Awards! We were up against over 100…

The Grocer Top Product Award

Following robust research and analysis conducted in association with Cambridge Market Research with both independent industry experts and consumers Tilda Kids has been announced a Grocer Top Products Winner! The…

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Tilda comes first in independent survey

We are delighted to announce: Tilda Pure Basmati has come first in an independent survey by the Foundation for Product Testing (Stiftung Warentest, Germany). More than 30 Basmati rice brands…

Tilda Awarded 1 Gold Star at The Great Taste Awards

Tilda Sweet Chilli & Lime Rice Awarded 1 Gold Star at The Great Taste Awards

The Great Taste Awards have been described as the ‘Oscar’s’ of the food world and are organized by the Guild of Fine Food – the acknowledged benchmark for specialty food…

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Tilda Wins Best Food Packaging Innovation Accolade

The Middle East’s most highly regarded food and beverage accolades awarding excellence were announced at the prestigious Gulfoods event. The awards were judged by an international panel of independent industry…

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Tilda Wins At The Grocer Branded Excellence Awards

The Grocer Branded Excellence Awards 
recognise the most outstanding products across the industry, and provide valuable feedback through a rigorous judging process, from both consumers and industry experts. The panel…

Tilda All Maa No Drama

A Hot Sample Success Story

First of all, a big thank you to those of you who made it down to our All Maa, No Drama event at Canary Wharf last Friday.  It was a…

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Tilda Lunchtime Sampling: September 5th, Canary Wharf

On September 5th we’ll be filling Canary Wharf with that festival feeling! Head along to The Tilda exhibition where we’ll be providing entertainment, information and hot sample of recipes you…

Feel Good Rewards

Feel Good Rewards with Tilda Wholegrain

Tilda have launched a new ‘Feel Good Rewards’ promotion – simply collect points when you purchase promotional packs of Tilda Wholegrain Basmati rice. Exchange your points for ‘Feel Good Rewards’…

Hain Celestial Announces Accretive Strategic Acquisition

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:  HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life™, today announced the acquisition of Tilda Limited (“Tilda”), a leading premium 100%…

Tilda Statement on Press Reports on Lead (11-12/04/2013)

Following recent reports in the press regarding lead contamination in rice we wanted to take this opportunity to reassure our customers that we consistently monitor the quality of our products,…

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The kids will be alright this Mother’s Day with Tilda

Mother’s Day is the time to gather around and spoil your mum. There’s no better way to show her that you care by creating a really special dish. This year…

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Celebrate the Thai New Year with Tilda – 13th-15th April

Inspired by the recent MasterChef quarter-final staged in Chang Mai and the impending Thai New Year celebrations, Tilda has put together its own simple royal banquet that you can easily…

Tilda Launches Revolutionary New Seal 'n' Store Packaging

Tilda Launches Revolutionary New Seal ‘n’ Store Packaging

Tilda is the UK’s number one Basmati. With the quality of its Basmati paramount, Tilda has also for many years led the way in consumer-led packaging innovation and, this Autumn,…

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Make A Difference This Mother’s Day

Tilda is encouraging Mums to help Mums around the world through its partnership with the UN World Food Programme. Mums are a key influence in our lives. They witness our…

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It’s rice and sweet…

Ask most people to name a rice-based dessert and many will recall stodgy rice pudding with a blob of raspberry jam from their school days. Not so the case at…

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Pub food – It’s about convenience, not price!


Compare the media reported trend of consumers buying frozen to save money with what’s happening in foodservice and you might be surprised; at least if you look at the frozen…

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Oriental Cuisine

Have you had your rice today? In China, instead of “How are you?” the typical greeting is “Have you had your rice today?” such is the importance placed on this…

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Consumers Choose Basmati, The Prince of Rice
There are few categories in foodservice which can take a steer on trends in retail but in the year 2006 to 2007, the rice…

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Sophie Wright dishes up a treat at Hospitality 2007

Sophie Wright, highest achiever at the Craft Guild of Chefs Graduate Awards 2006, was on hand to provide visitors with tasty delights in the Skillery at Hospitality 2007, creating modern…

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Tilda Gives Young Kitchen Stars Chance to Shine at Hospitality Show 2015

Tilda is giving a new generation of kitchen talent the chance to display its skills with sponsorship of its first major junior culinary event at next year’s Hospitality Show. The…

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Tilda Brown ‘n’ White Cooks Up a Classic Rice Combination

Tilda is helping education and healthcare caterers serve up a more healthy rice offering with an innovative, new product that combines the product benefits of brown and white varieties. New…

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Young Chef Scoops Tilda Risotto Challenge

Connor Godfrey, a young chef who works at The Ritz London, has won the prestigious Tilda Risotto Challenge – serving up a risotto primavera that wowed the judges at Wessex…

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Pub Chef Shows His Kitchen Creativity to Win Top Tilda Cooking Prize

The head chef at a popular West London pub has proved his culinary expertise and flair for world cuisine to be crowned Tilda Chef of the Year 2014. Ian Simpson,…

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Tilda Searches for Creative Chefs with Rice and World Cuisine Flair

Tilda is once again searching for the chef with unrivalled kitchen creativity – and a real flair for world cuisine – as it launches its prestigious 2014 Tilda Chef of…

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Tilda Vintage Basmati, now available at Harrods

Harrods department store is well known for only selling the best quality products and our special edition Vintage Basmati can now be bought in its impressive food-hall.     Not…

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Launch of The Asian Junior Chefs Challenge!

Tilda are proud to be supporting an exciting new opportunity for the next generation of chefs to showcase and hone their Asian cooking techniques. The Asian Junior Chefs Challenge, launched…

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Love Curry, Love Tilda

Tilda Foodservice is urging caterers to target the ‘curry consumer’ by offering its Basmati Rice range, endorsed by the Craft Guild of Chefs, to capitalise on the growing demand for…

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Ready to test your skills on the big stage?

Chefs who have bags of creativity and flair and really want to put their skills to the test are invited to put themselves forward for one of the largest, live…

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Time for a Fresh Approach to Update Christmas Offering

Tilda is encouraging caterers to be more adventurous in the kitchen by harnessing the versatility of rice to spice up the appeal of traditional Christmas favourites. Mark Lyddy, Tilda’s Head…

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Tilda Team Overcomes Outdoor Challenges to Help Charities

The Tilda Foodservice team has overcome the ‘Great Outdoors’ in an isolated part of Mid Wales to raise more than £2,500 for charities that have come to the aid of…

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Tilda Chef of the Year Dazzles City Diners

Tilda Chef of the Year 2012 Danny Leung, Head Chef at Lexington Catering’s Standard Bank site in the City of London, delighted diners with his award-winning Tilda recipe at a…

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‘Great Tilda Free Product Giveaway’ Cooks Up Enhanced Value for Caterers

Tilda is serving up a tasty offer for caterers – and helping them cope with a challenging business environment – by launching a major added-value promotion across its Easy Cook…

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Many Happy Returns!

Over 1.1m new Tilda consumers Over 1.1 million new buyers have bought into the Tilda range in the last 18 months* Tilda has achieved its highest ever penetration levels at…

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Feel Good Rewards with Tilda Wholegrain

Tilda have launched a new ‘Feel Good Rewards’ promotion – simply collect points when you purchase promotional packs of Tilda Wholegrain Basmati rice. Exchange your points for ‘Feel Good Rewards’…

Hain Celestial Announces Accretive Strategic Acquisition

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:  HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life™, today announced the acquisition of Tilda Limited (“Tilda”), a leading premium 100%…

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About Tilda

The story of Tilda is one of unbroken success. Tilda was the first company to bring Basmati to the Western World over 30 years ago and has become an international…

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Food Purity Provenance and Protection

Tilda works diligently to preserve the purity and integrity of Basmati so that consumers can continue to enjoy this rare breed. Nearly a decade ago, the UK’s Food Standards Agency…

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Fair Play Promise

Tilda is a family run business with strict ethical principles and insists on fair play for farmers. Download the pdf to read more… Download the PDF…

Tilda Pure Basmati Rice

Product Range

Pure Basmati: this unique grain is known for its tantalising flavour, magical aroma and delicate fluffy texture. Like champagne, Pure Basmati rice can only be grown and harvested in one…

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Rice Facts

Nearly half the world’s 6.6 billion population eat rice as part of their staple diet and demand is expected to grow by 50 per cent by 2030. World rice production…

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Why Basmati is the best

Known as the ‘Prince of Rice’, Basmati can only be grown in one place on earth – at the foothills of the Himalayas. It is here where the combination of unique…

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The Kitchen Thinker

Source: Stella Date: October 2011 Download the PDF…

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Shortcut Suppers

Source: Delicious Date: 1st March 2012 Page: 25 & 29 Download the PDF…

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Olive

A princely dish indeed Tilda’s Pure Basmati Rice undergoes an extraordinary journey from paddy field to plate, with each packet tested for purity to ensure you enjoy authentic rice every…

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BBC Good Food

A Grain of Luxury Lovingly hand-tended and tested for its purity, Tilda Pure Basmati rice is delicious, delicate and deeply aromatic – a perfect addition to any meal. If only…

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BBC Good Homes

A Little Home Luxury From paddy to plate, Tilda’s Pure Basmati rice undergoes an extraordinary journey before each packet is tested for purity to ensure your enjoyment. As you enjoy…

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Country Life

From Paddy to plate Only authentic Tilda Pure Basmati rice has the true, delicious taste. Basmati, known as the ‘Prince of Rice’, can only be grown in one place on…

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ES Magazine

A Princely Dish Indeed Tilda’s Pure Basmati Rice undergoes an extraordinary journey from paddy field to plate, with each pack tested for purity. Known as the ‘Prince of Rice’, basmati can…

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Observer Food Monthly

Grains of Truth A fundamental part of many hearty home-cooked meals, rice is a true food staple, but this essential ingredient is anything but basic. Known as the ‘Prince of rice’, true…

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Fresh

Pure Goodness Basmati, known as the “Prince of Rice”, can only be grown in one place on earth – at the foothills of the Himalayas. Here the snow-fed rivers, rich…

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Take 5. Coconut rice with prawns and mango

Source: Weight Watchers Date: 1st February 2012 Page: 70 Download the PDF…

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Rice and easy does it…

Source: Waitrose Weekend Date: 13th January 2012 Page: 7 Download the PDF…

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Supermarket Sweep

Source: Olive Date: 1st January 2012 Page: 15 Download the PDF…

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Skinny Dinners

Source: Closer Date: 3rd December 2011 Page: 93 Download the PDF…

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Spice of Life

Source: Cook Vegetarian! Date: 1st October 2011 Page: 89 Download the PDF…

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Mums helping mums radio advert

Starting this Mother’s Day, Tilda are thanking mums everywhere for Making a Difference. Mums do amazing things for us. So we’re supporting the United Nations World Food Programme through our…

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Tilda Kids radio advert

VO: (Warm, friendly) To explain how good Tilda Kid’s Bastmati rice is, we’ve asked our friend Tilly the elephant to help. Tilly: Elephant trumpeting! VO: Now Tilly, One trumpet for…