Marmalade Awards News

New Marmalade Awards Patrons

We are delighted to announce that we have two new Patrons of the World's Original Marmalade Awards and Festival, as they enter their 13th year. Russell Luckock founded the Marmalashes in 2010, when he contacted Jane Hasell-McCosh with a challenge - the best 12 Australian marmalades to go head to head with the best English. [...]

November 16th, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Launching the 2018 Marmalade Awards

The World's Original Marmalade Awards are back! Yesterday, we launched the 2018 Marmalade Awards at Australia House in London by kind permission of HE The Hon Alexander Downer AC. It was also a celebration of the second Australian Marmalade Festival which was held in September this year. Jane Hasell-McCosh was asked to judge, and thought it [...]

November 1st, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Sweet Success for Australia’s Best Marmalade

Australia’s best marmalades have been recognised today in the second annual Australian Festival of Marmalade at Renmark in South Australia, heart of the nation’s citrus industry. More than 200 entries were received from across Australia and as far as Europe, with separate competitions for home-made and artisan (small commercial) marmalades. “Once again, the response from [...]

September 12th, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

The Australian Marmalade Festival Launches!

Following the fantastic success of the inaugural South Australian Marmalade Awards in 2016, we are delighted to announce the launch of the 2017 Australian Marmalade Awards! Bigger and better than last year, these awards once again take place under the umbrella of the World's Original Marmalade Awards, and hope to encourage the best and brightest [...]

June 13th, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|
  • Video subtitled in Japanese and English. Speech given by Japanese Ambassador to the UK, Mr Koji Tsuruoka, at The World Marmalade Awards 2017, Cumbria

Welcoming Japan during Golden Week ゴールデンウィーク 2017

To us here at Dalemain House in Cumbria it is always a golden time, surrounded by beautiful marmalade and warm memories of the extraordinary jars we’ve received from around the world. But for our friends in Japan, the period of holidays known as Golden Week from April 29th - May 5th are a time when [...]

April 22nd, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Australians victorious in the 2017 Marmalashes

It was a competition as nail-biting as any seen in Lord's, as the judges made their way through the best of the best from both the Australian and English marmalade teams, but in the end there could only be one winner - and, to the sorrow of the home team, they have been narrowly 'pipped' [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Cookery Events with Award Winning Chef Hideko Kawa

Hideko Kawa is one of Britain’s top dessert chefs and an extraordinary preserve maker, Gold and Silver medal winner in the artisan category of the World Marmalade awards with her rare combination of extraordinary flavour and fruit combinations prepared with skill and style. Former pastry chef to Gordon Ramsay, Heston Blumenthal, and Hélène Darroze, Hideko will [...]

March 13th, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Virgin Trains West Coast Marmalade Line

We are thrilled to announce that Virgin Trains will be zesting up the West Coast Main Line to give it orange a-peel with a series of Drop-Off points! For one week, Virgin Trains is creating the West Coast Marmalade Line along the west coast to help deliver jars of marmalade to Penrith – home of [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Japanese Ambassador to visit the Marmalade Festival

We are delighted to announce that H.E. Mr Koji Tsuruoka, Ambassador of Japan to the United Kingdom, will be a guest at the World's Original Marmalade Awards & Festival on 18th March 2017.  H.E. Mr Koji Tsuruoka was appointed the new Japanese ambassador in April 2016. He graduated from the faculty of Law at the [...]

January 31st, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Sevilles delivered to the Home of Marmalade

Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens is receiving a wonderful gift in the next few days - a pallet of organic Seville Oranges from our friends at Ave Maria! We will be selling these in the coming weeks, and the money raised will be donated to Hospice at Home Carlisle & North Lakeland. When it's such [...]

January 26th, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|
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