Marmalade Awards News

The Australian Marmalade Awards are BACK!

We are delighted to announce that the Australian Marmalade Awards ‘Dalemain Down Under’  are back for 2020! It’s been quite the year, but we have some excellent orange news – the Australian Marmalade Awards will once more be held in partnership with the National Trust of South Australia. This marks the 5th Anniversary of this [...]

2020-09-14T13:17:01+01:00September 14th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Lachlan’s Lockdown Marmalade Toffee

This recipe was sent to us by Lachlan (Dr L. Shackleton-Fergus) who operates his tiny gourmet marmalade and confectionery business (J.B. Shackleton's) from his family home near Melbourne, Australia. Lachlan has won six Golds at Dalemain culminating in the Double Gold for his Luxury Grapefruit and Honey Marmalade that topped the Traditional Marmalade Class in [...]

2020-07-02T16:32:42+01:00July 2nd, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

The Senegal Marmalade Celebrations – entering the Marmalade Awards

One of the joys of the World’s Original Marmalade Awards has always been welcoming entries from all around the world. We love celebrating the growing global communities of marmalade makers, and being introduced to new types of citrus fruits. In 2020 we welcomed an incredibly exciting addition to the marmalade family, with the launch of [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:41+01:00May 6th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Q&A with 2020 Best in Show winner Jonathan Hamel Cooke

Jonathan Hamel Cooke, from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, is this year's official Best in Show winner of the Marmalade Awards, beating thousands of entries from all over the world. We caught up with him to see how he did it.. How do you feel having won the Marmalade Awards 2020? Having won various classes over the years, [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00April 27th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Cancellation of the 2020 World Marmalade Awards in Japan

We are very sorry to announce that the entire 2020 Dalemain World Marmalade Awards & Festival in Japan has been cancelled, because of the coronavirus pandemic. We were so excited to receive almost 1,300 entries from across Japan and beyond. However, following the Japanese Government’s declaration of a State Of Emergency, it was decided by [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00April 16th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Winners of the 2020 Marmalade Awards Announced

A British classic claims top prize at the 15th World Marmalade Awards Entries into the 15th World Marmalade Awards in 2020 came from all around the globe, containing hundreds of interesting ingredients and citruses. Yet it was a classic Aylesbury Vale ‘Dark & Chunky’ marmalade that bowled over the judges at the 2020 Marmalade Awards, seizing the [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00March 17th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Celebrating the Marmalade of 2020

Even against the backdrop of such uncertainty in the world right now the brilliance and talent we see from all your marmalade entries is truly uplifting and remarkable. With nearly 3000 jars from almost 40 countries in 2020 the diversity and beauty of your preserving work continues to shine at the Dalemain World Marmalade Awards. [...]

IMPORTANT UPDATE: FESTIVAL CANCELLATION

We are extremely sad to announce that, following recent developments and further advice, we have taken the very difficult decision to cancel this year’s Marmalade Festival on both 14th & 15th March. We are truly sorry to everyone who will be disappointed by this decision, but owing to the global nature of the Festival and the spread [...]

2020-03-08T00:10:40+00:00March 5th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Programme & Tickets available for the 2020 Marmalade Festival!

IMPORTANT UPDATE:  We wanted to provide an update regarding the Marmalade Festival, given concerns about the existence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) both in the UK and abroad. At present the Festival will go ahead as planned on both 14th & 15th March. The current Government advice does not recommend the cancellation of events, but suggests that people should follow advice [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00February 14th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Final Call for Entries to the 2020 Marmalade Awards!

The World’s Original Marmalade Awards are open for 2020 and it is looking as if there will be record entries to celebrate the 15th year of the competition. Once again, a series of ‘collection points’ have been organised! Entrants can deliver their marmalade at these locations for no additional charge, to be sent on to [...]

2020-02-03T12:26:28+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|
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