The 2019 World’s Original Marmalade Awards are OPEN
It’s time to get your oranges out and your entries in!
We are delighted to announce that the Dalemain World Marmalade Awards are back for 2019, and the competitions are officially open! Entries are as always to be sent to Dalemain Mansion, Penrith, Cumbria along with the completed entry form and payment. The deadline for entries is 8th February 2019.
For those new to the Awards, there are 3 main competitions:
The HOMEMADE AWARDS – this competition is the heart of the Marmalade Awards. Open to all amateurs, there are 14 categories for everyone from ‘First Timers’ to Bellringers to Gardeners! It costs £10 to enter and the full entry fee goes to Hospice at Home Carlisle & the North Lakes. To find out more about the Homemade Awards, CLICK HERE.
THE ARTISAN AWARDS – this competition is for any small commercial producer who makes their marmalade using the ‘open pan’ method. This competition promotes quality artisan products and winnig an award denotes a marmalade of exemplary quality. Sponsored by Fortnum & Mason, Double Gold and selected Gold winners will have the opportunity to have their marmalade on sale in their flagship Piccadilly store. To find out more about the Artisan Awards, CLICK HERE.
THE HOTEL, RESTAURANT AND B&B AWARDS – we have teamed up with the wonderful eviivo on the hunt for the best establishments in the world serving quality homemade marmalade. A good quality breakfast should come with a good quality marmalade, and if you provide one, we want to hear about it! To find out more about the Hotel, Restaurant and B&B Awards, CLICK HERE.
As always, we will have a selection of collection points, which will be announced in January, where you can drop off your marmalade. Otherwise all entries should be safely packaged before posting to Dalemain!