The Marmalade Awards and Festival Returns for 2022

The Marmalade Awards are back for 2022! We are delighted to be back for another year and we have some important dates for your diaries: 4th January 2022-The competition opens, we look forward to receiving your marmalades! 11th February 2022-The competition closes 14th May 2022-The Homemade Marmalade Awards and Festival! We are delighted to be [...]

2021-10-29T11:19:29+01:00October 29th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

2021 Marmalade Results Announced – and 9 year old Flora wins!

At just nine years old, Flora Rider has triumphed over thousands of entries in the 2021 Homemade Marmalade Awards, receiving the Best-in-Show Award for her Seville Orange and Orange Blossom Marmalade. She beat entries from over 30 countries around the world, including Canada, Australia, Japan, Kuwait and Brazil, all from her family home on the [...]

2021-06-20T15:25:31+01:00June 20th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

2021 Award winners announced Sunday 20th June!

We are announcing the 2021 Award winners on Sunday 20th June as part of the Dalemain Plant Fair. The wait is nearly over to find out who will be the winner! The Awards and Festival were delayed this year as a result of the coronavirus lockdown in the UK, and instead of being announced in [...]

2021-06-15T17:56:09+01:00June 15th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

Winners of the Homemade Japanese Marmalade Awards

We were delighted to announce that the Dalemain World Marmalade Awards in Japan took place this May, despite lockdown restrictions. The wonderful judges gathered in both Tokyo and Yawatahama, and with help from Jane Hasell-McCosh and Dan Lepard in the UK, they selected the 2021 winners. It is a wonderful range of marmalades, exquisite tasting [...]

2021-06-01T17:11:02+01:00June 1st, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

Japanese Marmalade Awards – results announced!

The Japanese Marmalade Awards have taken place, and have been a huge success. Using the power of online communications, the Dalemain World Marmalade Awards in Japan have achieved something remarkable this year. Despite ongoing lockdowns in Japan, all entries have been judged by experts from all over Japan – and even the UK. The Dalemain [...]

2021-05-18T12:12:22+01:00May 18th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

Marmalade For a Friend – A Poem

A special marmalade poem has been shared with us, as part of the Marmalade For a Friend category. This category has resulted in many wonderful stories from people all around the world, sharing why they think their friends and family deserve a marmalade thank you. This poem is one of our favourites. It has come [...]

2021-03-31T10:06:36+01:00March 31st, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

Girlguides Marmalade Activity Pack – available to download now!

We are delighted to announce that Girlguiding Cumbria North have launched a new Marmalade Challenge Pack to help raise funds for Hospice at Home, as part of the 2021 Marmalade Awards! The group have been involved with the Marmalade Festival since its inception and decided that as they would not be able to contribute in [...]

2021-03-16T12:59:33+00:00March 16th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

Marmalade Triumphs! Record Entries in 2021

Marmalade triumphs, despite lockdowns, new regulations and winter storms! Thousands of marmalade jars have poured in from around the world and we can't wait to pick the winner. In spite of a difficult year, marmalade makers have proven their resilience.  Entrants have posted thousands of jars to Dalemain ready for the 2021 Marmalade Awards. Marmalades [...]

2021-03-16T11:44:35+00:00March 16th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

NEW VIDEO – A Potted History of Marmalade

This new video is one of our favourites! Visit our YouTube Channel now to see Dan Lepard talking with celebrated historian Ivan Day about the 'potted' history of marmalade. Ivan takes us on a tour through the extraordinary history of the containers. Marmalade and other preserves haven't always been stored as we do today. From [...]

2021-02-24T11:42:01+00:00February 24th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

Rathbones First Timers – it’s marmalade making time!

We have been delighted to welcome Rathbones as a sponsor in 2021, and have had a wonderful time working with their Kendal office. Rathbones are sponsoring the ‘First Timers’ category in the Homemade Marmalade Competition. They have been encouraging their employees and customers to get involved, with the help of some first-time marmalade making kits. [...]

2021-02-04T13:59:40+00:00February 4th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

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