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AWARD ENTRY FORMS NOW AVAILABLE!Could your marmalade be "The World's Best Marmalade 2014" Enter our amazing competition & help raise money for charity! Entry deadline for all entries - 13th February 2014
DATES ANNOUNCED FOR NEXT YEAR'S MARMALADE AWARDS & FESTIVAL 2014Marmalade Headquarters are pleased to announce that next year's Marmalade Awards & Festival will take place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd March 2014.
THE WORLD'S ORIGINAL MARMALADE AWARDS WINNERS 2013Here are the details of entrants who won an award.
WORLD’S BEST MARMALADE MAKERS CROWNEDA retired micro-biologist from Brighton and an artisan preserves maker from a rural corner of the Czech Republic have been crowned the world’s best marmalade makers at this weekend’s World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival.
National Marmalade Week (2 March - 9 March)We're delighted to announce we'll be running another National Marmalade Week (2 March - 9 March). Our Awards and Festival officially kick off this week which we launched last year to encourage people to taste, make and buy more marmalade - if you like a glorious celebration of our orange preserve.
Dalemain Marmalade Awards
From 50 jars in 2005, the Awards have grown each year and in 2013, nearly 2,000 jars of marmalade were entered and judged.
The awards set a standard which is recognised Internationally. Feedback on your marmalade, with every jar entered receiving a judges tasting card with comments and a certificate.
Double Gold, Gold, Silver & Bronze Award Winners will be advertised on the website and marmalade awarded a Double Gold will be offered the opportunity of being on sale at Fortnum & Mason.
Renaissance: The Awards is "THE" Awards for marmalade worldwide and has been attributed with the renaissance in marmalade manufacturing.
We look forward to receiving your wonderful marmalade in February! The closing date is 13th February 2014!
The Amateur Category for home-made marmalades has grown from 50 jars to nearly 2,000 jars in 2013, posted to us from all over the World, including The British Virgin Islands, Japan, America, Canada, Spain, France, Gibraltar, Portugal, Denmark, Norway, Australia, New Zealand and Switzerland, Alaska, Austria and South Africa. Read more...
The Artisans’ Category is for commercial marmalade makers who use the traditional open-pan method. The numbers increase every year, and makers from all parts of the U.K. and Europe enter the competition. Like the Amateurs they too are awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze, as well as a Double Gold. Read more...
B&B and Hotel Awards
The Bed & Breakfast and Hotel Category is for establishments who make their marmalades in their kitchens, and continues to raise standards of marmalades served to guests not only in this country but from abroad. Read more...
2011 saw the first innings of ‘Marmalashes’, a closely fought marmalade contest held between Great Britain and Australia. Even with the helpful judging from our local MP, Rory Stewart, Australia still won. Again, in 2012, Australia won inspite of being captained by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall and again in 2013, so the British team is really going to have to step up to the mark in 2014. Read more...
The Dalemain Marmalade Award judges are composed of journalists and people well respected in the food industry. Read more...
2013 Award Winners
Our volunteers are very busy posting out mark cards for every entry received and certificates for all the winners in the home-made, Artisan and B&B and Hotel competitions, as well as our other contests including the Literary Competition, Label Competition, Marmalade Cat of the Year and Marmalashes. Everyone who entered will receive their scores etc soon. Because we received over 1500 home-made entries, we are only able to provide the Category Winners on the website, however you will each receive a mark card and if you won a Silver, Bronze or Commended you will also receive your certificate. Read more...