Marmalade Awards Press Releases

Record entries get toasted at Marmalade Awards

A record number of marmalade makers from all over the world have sent in their jars to be judged at this year’s The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival, giving a big sticky thumbs up to this most British of preserves. More than 2,000 jars have been sent by amateur marmalade makers to the organisers [...]

February 19th, 2014|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Last Call for Entries!

LAST CHANCE TO PROVE YOU ARE THE WORLD’S BEST MARMALADE MAKER 2014 Deadline for entries 13 February 2014 Issued: 5 February 2014 Marmalade makers wanting to prove their preserves are world class have only a few days left to enter The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival. Jars for the 2014 awards need to be [...]

February 5th, 2014|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Could your homemade Scottish marmalade be “THE WORLD’S BEST MARMALADE 2014”?

Enter a jar & help raise money for Marie Curie in Scotland!  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 [...]

January 9th, 2014|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

2014 TO BE A GOLDEN YEAR FOR MARMALADE

2014 is set to be a golden year for marmalade with the release of a new Paddington feature movie, a growing interest in making preserves at home and a steep rise in exports of British marmalade abroad. Jane Hasell-McCosh, organiser of the 9th World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival being held at Dalemain in Cumbria [...]

November 26th, 2013|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Could your homemade marmalade be the toast of the town?

- World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival 2 & 3 March 2013 kicks off National Marmalade Week 2-9 March 2013 - “Ever wondered whether your homemade marmalade is a cut above the rest? Enter the Marmalade Awards and we’ll tell you!” That’s the call from organisers of the prestigious preserves contest, held at Dalemain in [...]

February 17th, 2013|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

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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