Testing times for bag sampler

Tianna Maitland proved up to the task of sampling 307 Royal Show bags. Picture: Andrew Ritchie d407654
Tianna Maitland proved up to the task of sampling 307 Royal Show bags. Picture: Andrew Ritchie d407654

The 12-year-old took her job as an official tester very seriously, having changed her outfit four times that morning and memorising her sisters’ requests to check out the One Direction bag.

Although old favourites like the Bertie Beetle (celebrating its 50th anniversary this year), Allens and Blinky Bill bags proved popular, the star of the launch was Australia’s most expensive show bag ” a $280 Jean Pierre Sancho gourmet feast.

The Perth Royal Show runs from September 28 to October 5.