hotel, b&b, and restaurant category

The World’s Original Marmalade Awards
Hotel, B&B and Restaurant Category

The Hotel, Restaurant and B&B Awards are now CLOSED for 2021!

Thank you to everyone who sent a jar of marmalade into this year’s competition. Despite coronavirus restrictions, postal delays and winter storms, we have received thousands of entries from all over the world! We are busy unwrapping and logging them, and we look forward to beginning judging as soon as it is safe to do so.

Winners will be notified once the judging has taken place, and the Awards will be announced at our Plant Fair as part of the marmalade Festivities on Sunday 20th June.


The Double Gold and Gold Hotel, Restaurant and B&B Award winners will be contacted as soon as the judging is complete, and we will inform all entrants of their results by the beginning of June. We are grateful to all entrants for your patience, and will resume judging as soon as it is safe to do so. All results must be kept confidential until 20th June 2021.

Entrants are invited to attend the Marmalade celebrations on 20th June to collect their certificates and feedback. Otherwise, all certificates will be posted after the weekend.

We know that 2020 was an exceptionally difficult year for everyone, not least the hospitality industry, and we are proud to champion the Hotels, Restaurants and B&Bs that make and serve the best marmalades. It makes all the difference to your customers, and we think it should be celebrated. It is so important to have delicious, homemade food when you stay somewhere, and marmalade is obviously the most important component to a good breakfast! We hope that the Awards will give you something to celebrate in 2021!

2021 categories:
1. Seville Orange Marmalade
1a. Thick cut (peel approx. 8mm diameter)
1b. Medium cut (peel approx. 4.5mm diameter)
1c. Fine cut (peel approx. 1.5mm diameter)
2. Any Citrus Marmalade
3. Reduced Sugar Marmalade
4. Citrus Preserve with Interesting Additions
5. Citrus Preserve with Alcohol
6. Citrus Preserve for Savoury Food

About the Restaurant, Hotel and B&B Awards

It’s our mission to put the best marmalade making establishments on the Map!

Entrants who win a Double Gold, Gold, Silver or Bronze Award, you are eligible for the Award Roundels, which can be purchased through the Marmalade Awards. These can be affixed to your jars and denote a marmalade of the highest quality. All winners are also be listed on our website.

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