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Jane Hasell-McCosh talks marmalade with Radio 2’s Chris Evans

Anyone who tuned in to The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 this morning may have heard Marmalade Awards founder, Jane Hasell-McCosh talking with Chris Evans about this year's Marmalade Awards & Festival. The 2018 Double Gold winner, Janice Miners' Grapefruit & Gin Marmalade, proved very popular in the Breakfast Show studios too! [...]

March 19th, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|

Winners of the 2018 Marmalade Awards announced.

Winners were announced for the 13th World’s Original Marmalade Awards at the Dalemain Marmalade Festival in Cumbria on 17th March. Far from being unlucky, the 13th year attracted record numbers of Artisan entries and over 3,000 jars in total from over 30 countries worldwide, cementing the fact that this local competition has become a landmark [...]

March 19th, 2018|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Winners of the 2018 Marmalade Awards announced!

Winners were announced for the 13th World’s Original Marmalade Awards at the Dalemain Marmalade Festival in Cumbria on 17th March. Far from being unlucky, the 13th year attracted record numbers of Artisan entries and over 3,000 jars in total from over 30 countries worldwide, cementing the fact that this local competition has become a landmark [...]

March 19th, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|

The Australian ‘Marmal-Ashes’ have arrived!

Not content with trouncing England in the Ashes in 2018, we have received the annual 'team' of Australian marmalades for the 2018 Marmal-Ashes competition. A group of marmalade makers from Buninyong, Victoria send their marmalades to the Dalemain Marmalade Awards and Festival every year with the aim of taking home the Marmal-Ashes trophy. The Marmal-Ashes [...]

March 7th, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|

Marmalade Competition receives thousands of entries from around the Globe

The competition has closed for the 2018 World's Original Marmalade Awards, held annually at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Garden in Cumbria, which once again received over 2,700 entries from more than 30 countries including Kenya, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brazil. The judging took place at Dalemain mansion, where expert WI judges tasted every jar of homemade [...]

February 26th, 2018|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Calling Marmalade Makers from across the Commonwealth

New for 2018: Here at the World's Original Marmalade Awards we are delighted to be running a 'Commonwealth Competition' this year. With the support of the Commonwealth Office and in a year of Commonwealth celebrations, the competition aims to bring people from all backgrounds and across the world together through the joy of making marmalade. [...]

January 30th, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|

The Future of Marmalade: it’s time to celebrate Innovation

Here at the Marmalade Awards we have always been keen to promote innovation and creativity in preserves – marmalade is far more than just an orange spread to have on your toast in the morning (wonderful and crucial though that is!) We love to champion new flavours and methods and have been on the hunt [...]

January 22nd, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|

OVER £20,000 RAISED FOR PALLIATIVE CARE BY MARMALADE AWARDS IN 2017

On Tuesday 16th January the Dalemain World’s Original Marmalade Awards were delighted to present key beneficiary Hospice at Home Carlisle and the North Lakeland with a cheque for £15042.37 raised in 2017. This makes the total amount raised for charity by the Awards in the past year well over £20,000 with over 48 other hospice [...]

January 18th, 2018|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

New Artisan Marmalade Judges

Here at the Marmalade Awards we have always been hugely proud of our Artisan judges, giants in the food industry whose talents have led to the selection of some truly incredible Marmalade Award winners year upon year. Led by our phenomenal head judges Pam ‘the jam’ Corbin and Dan Lepard, our judges have always been [...]

January 10th, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|

Sussex Fundraisers go for Gold!

Sussex fundraisers encourage entries into the 2018 World’s Original Marmalade Awards – with a little help from Hugh Bonneville. Friends of Sussex Hospices have been working hard to gather even more entries for the 2018 World’s Original Marmalade Awards. They hope to raise hugely important funds for palliative care in the area – and possibly [...]

January 3rd, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|
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