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February 10, 2020 in Jafflz News

Jafflz all-natural food products

Jafflz are a fun, delicious, all-natural way for busy families to eat healthily! Jafflz includes all clean ingredients and found in Jafflz are in 500 stores nationwide. Chef Meryl van…
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February 6, 2020 in Jafflz News

Park City Television interviews Chef Meryl van der Merwe

Chef Meryl van der Merwe founder of Jafflz, an emerging brand of classic toasted pockets she enjoyed as a child in South Africa, stops by Mountain Connections with exciting news.…
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February 4, 2020 in Jafflz News

Sundance Celebs Devour Jafflz as Harmons Debuts Utah Food Brand

Just as celebrities like Anne Hathaway and Alec Baldwin were devouring Jafflz at the Associated Press Music Lounge during the Sundance Film Festival, Harmons Grocery Stores in Utah began carrying…
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January 11, 2020 in Jafflz News

Sloppy Joe sandwiches made easy with Jafflz

Meryl van der Merwe created Jafflz, single-serve toasted pockets offered in the Natural Foods sections of grocery stores. They're coming to Harmons in January 2020. You can already find them…
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November 14, 2019 in Jafflz News

Chef to reappear on QVC, post-Emeril Lagasse Live Testimonial

South African-native, Chef Meryl van der Merwe’s debut appearance on QVC last month for her Jafflz® ALL NATURAL TOASTED POCKETS was so deliciously successful that the network has invited her…
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October 22, 2019 in Jafflz News


Jaffle - A retro pocket sandwich originating in South Africa (although the Aussies like to claim providence as well!) in which a sweet or savory filling placed between two slices…
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October 8, 2019 in Jafflz News

Global gourmet chef to debut her growing food start-up on QVC, Wednesday, October 9

With expanded distribution and growing momentum in 2019, Jafflz® is successfully disrupting the frozen handheld category. Jafflz creator Chef Meryl van der Merwe, a native of South Africa who relocated…
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August 13, 2019 in Jafflz News

Jafflz continues to grow in popularity in the USA

Kieno Kammies speaks to Meryl van der Merwe, the owner of Jafflz in the USA, who has turned jaffles, the South African campfire staple, into a popular American meal item…
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October 18, 2017 in Jafflz News

Jafflz shares chicken enchilada recipe with Good4Utah

Chef Meryl shows the Good4Utah morning crew how to hand-craft a chicken enchilada Jaffle. (Of course, you can buy them online and in the frozen section at local Utah supermarkets,…
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July 11, 2016 in Jafflz News

Former Capetonian Takes Tasty Jafflz Food Chain to America and Beyond

Chef Meryl and Jafflz is featured on Cape Talk. They want to know more about how widespread the Jafflz sandwich is spreading throughout Park City becoming a big name in…
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July 10, 2016 in Jafflz News

How the Business of Selling Gourmet Jafflz is Booming

Meryl talks to PRIMEDIA about how the business of selling her famous Jafflz is going in Park City. Listen to Interview Here
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March 31, 2015 in Jafflz News

South African Inspired Sandwich in Park City

"Have you ever heard of a jaffle? It's a South African Grilled Sandwich Pocket that can be filled with ingredients sweet or savory. You don't have to travel across continents…
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March 23, 2015 in Jafflz News

Jafflz | Park City’s New Pocket Sandwich Craze

There’s been some buzz in the air when it comes to new food in town. You’ve probably heard the word mentioned in passing conversation, seen the white bags with the…
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March 16, 2015 in Jafflz News

Mountain Money

"In this podcast of Mountain Money Larry and Doug welcome Mike Quincy from Consumer Reports. Also on the show; Calum Clark and Mike Jaquet from USSA and Meryl van der…
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March 12, 2015 in Jafflz News

Live with Brooke at Jafflz®

(KUTV) Brooke was live from Jafflz® in Park City. The new restaurant was started by Chef Meryl van der Merwe, who has been a private chef for the past two…
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March 9, 2015 in Jafflz News

Chef Meryl Featured on Good 4 Utah

Learn all about our new Jafflz and how they are created. Watch Interview Here
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March 4, 2015 in Jafflz News

Jafflz® now open in Park City

"It was the introduction of a jaffle to Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of Under Armour, and his family that launched Chef Meryl's Jafflz® venture. Having served as a private…
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March 4, 2015 in Jafflz News


"Park City just scored a new fast casual restaurant with the grand opening of Jafflz®, a South African eatery that sells toasted pocket sandwiches made with sweet or savory filling.…
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February 26, 2015 in Jafflz News

JAFFLZ® Opens in Park City

Jafflz®, a fast-casual, gourmet food concept based on the classic South African toasted “jaffle” pocket sandwich, announced the soft opening of its brand new headquarters and café in Park City,…
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February 20, 2015 in Jafflz News

Jafflz hopes to take Park City, nation by storm

For Meryl van der Merwe, biting into a jaffle elicits nostalgia. Stuffed with leftovers or fillings such as canned spaghetti, the toasted pocket sandwiches are traditional fare in her native…
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