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Calling all Scottish homemade marmalade makers!

For centuries Scotland has been the home of marmalade, with the preserve as we know it, first produced in Dundee, by the Keiller family in 1797. Now the nation’s modern day cooks are being challenged to prove their own homemade preserves are as good as their ancestors and enter a jar into the Marmalade Awards. [...]

January 24th, 2013|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

2012 Marmalade Award Winners revealed

Winners of the 2012 Marmal’Oscars’ revealed - And the best marmalade makers are… On the same weekend as the Oscars, a woman from Milnthorpe in Cumbria has received her very own golden gong – but not for a movie blockbuster. Hazel Rushton has been crowned the world’s best amateur marmalade maker at this year’s ‘Oscars’ [...]

November 15th, 2012|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Families lose their taste for marmalade … not according to ‘Lady Marmalade’ herself!

A new report tracking the shift in consumer attitudes over the last 40 years suggests marmalade has fallen out of ‘flavour’ on the British ­breakfast table, particularly with families. Research published by Mintel shows that in 1972, the year Mintel was founded, more than a third (36%) of Brits enjoyed a dollop of the orange [...]

September 27th, 2012|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|
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