IN THIS SECTION:
***MARMALADE BLOG: MILDURA***The only way to grow citrus fruit at Orange World
***MARMALADE BLOG: THE UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF MARTINDALE HALL***The house built in the image of Dalemain is under threat of being sold by the South Australian Government
***MARMALADE BLOG: NHILL***Tales from Western Victoria and a very old bird's nest
***MARMALADE BLOG: MARTINDALE HALL (DALEMAIN OF AUSTRALIA)***Read about the love story which resulted in a replica of Dalemain being constructed in the Australian Outback
***MARMALADE BLOG***End of Week OneThe tour continues...
***MARMALADE BLOG*** AUSTRALIAN RADIO and MARMALASHES LAUNCH''Mmmmm...i've died and gone to heaven!!'' Australian radio presenter gives British marmalade the ultimate seal of approval!
***MARMALADE BLOG: PRE ASHES COMPETITION GREAT BRITAIN VICTORIOUS***Day two in the Marmalade adventure Down Under: the competition hots up (If you havn't read it already catch up on the first blog post below)
***MARMALADE BLOG: AUSTRALIA***Kangaroos, Cans and Caravans...First thoughts from Jane Hasell-McCosh in Australia
OCTOBER MARMALADE BLOG - Marmalade Jane goes down underAustralia will be hearing first hand about The World’s Original Marmalade Festival when Jane Hasell McCosh and her daughter Hermione travel to the southern hemisphere to talk about marmalade. A Marmalade lecture tour – how the competition started and how it is linked to Palliative care.
NEW COMPETITION CATEGORY ANNOUNCEMENT: CAMPANOLOGIST'S MARMALADECampanologists all over the British Isles and beyond are invited to enter their marmalade to celebrate the peel of bells ringing out from their churches accross Britain which will ring in the beginning of marmalade week this February.
Dalemain Marmalade Awards
From 50 jars in 2005, the Awards have grown each year and in 2014, nearly 2,400 jars of marmalade were entered and judged from all around the World.
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 14th February 2015!
NEW CATEGORY ANNOUNCEMENT: Campanologist's Marmalade Inspired by the nursery rhyme 'Oranges and Lemons' a peel of bells will this year announce the start of marmalade week leading up to the festival. All and any campanologists from around the British Isles and beyond are invited to enter! 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 World’s Original Marmalade Awards Hotel, B&B and Restaurant Competition 2015 Read more...
2011 saw the first innings of the ‘Marmalashes’, a closely fought marmalade contest held between Great Britain and Australia. Even with the helpful judging from our local MP, Rory Stewart, Australia won. Again, in 2012, Australia won inspite of being captained by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall and again in 2013. It was only finally in 2014 that GB triumphed and took home the famous trophy. Read more...
2014 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 1700 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...
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...
2012 Award Winners
Winners of the 2012 Marmal’Oscars’ revealed - And the best marmalade makers are… Read more...
Award Winners Gallery
Some of our winners have got some great stories to tell and what better way to do this than through the use of images! We've started collating some of our favourite images on this page from various winners. Click on the thumbnail for a larger images and description. Read more...