Launching in March, the celebratory, collector’s tins house a regal colour scheme of dark blue with intricate accents of gold with each tin capturing a poignant portrait of His Majesty at official events both in London and Scotland.
The ‘King Charles III: The Westminster Coronation Limited Edition’ Tin
The ‘King Charles III: The Westminster Coronation Limited Edition’ commemorative tin shows King Charles III dressed in his Naval uniform on The Mall, at the 150th anniversary celebrations of the Cadet Force, taken by esteemed photographer Anwar Hussein. Each corner of the tin is adorned with the national flowers of each country in the United Kingdom; the Scottish thistle, English rose, Welsh daffodil and Northern Irish shamrock. These flowers have been delicately weaved into the design to symbolise His Majesty’s long appreciation and commitments to the natural environment.
The King Charles III: The Westminster Coronation Limited Edition Tin (300g) contains 24 exquisite, all butter Union Jack Shortbreads and is available to buy online or in stores across the United Kingdom.
The ‘King Charles III: The Royal Deeside Coronation Limited Edition’ Tin
The second and smaller of the two tins, ‘King Charles III: The Royal Deeside Coronation Limited Edition’, displays His Majesty looking relaxed at the Highland Games, near the Royal Family’s Scottish home, Balmoral Castle. He is wearing a traditional tartan kilt as well as the striped tie of the Gordon Highlanders regiment of the British Army, before the regiment merged with the Queen’s Own Highlanders. The Royal Family has a long history with Scotland and King Charles III spent much of his younger life growing up and being educated there.
The King Charles III: The Royal Deeside Coronation Limited Edition Tin (150g) contains a luxurious selection of Walker’s iconic shortbread; Triangles, Fingers, Thistles, Rounds and Hearts, and is available to buy online or in stores across the United Kingdom.
Each of the distinguished tins are also adorned with the official Royal Warrant for the supply of shortbread to the Royal Household which the Scottish family business was awarded with in 2017, as well as a prominent headline tribute of ‘The Coronation of King Charles III’.
Nicky Walker, Walker’s Shortbread Managing Director, comments: “For almost 50 years we have proudly celebrated the British Royal family and their significant milestones with commemorative tins and this feels particularly poignant as the first Coronation in many people’s lifetimes. We feel honoured to mark this momentous occasion and pay tribute to His Majesty King Charles III.”
Sir Jim Walker CBE, Director and third generation of Walker’s Shortbread, was recently invested as a Knight Bachelor in recognition of exceptional services to the food industry following the appointment in the prestigious Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood on the Birthday 2022 Honours list.
He comments: “ I was extremely honoured and touched to have been among the first honours presented by His Majesty King Charles III, whom I first had the honour of meeting many years ago and so, combined with our shared long association with the Royal Family and Scotland, it is very special to be able to commemorate the Coronation and His Majesty with these celebratory tins.”