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2019 Australian Marmalade Awards Winners Announced

Marmalade fans pay attention – here’s where to find the country’s best spreads.

The winners of the Australian Marmalade Awards were announced on Sunday at Beaumont House as part of the Festival of Marmalade.

Local favourites Fiaje, took out a swag of medals, with two of their four entries receiving gold medals. The Gin & Tonic Lime Marmalade and Cumquat Marmalade were both awarded Gold, along with rave reviews. Fiaje also took home two silver awards for their Pimmalade, and 3-in-1 Marmalade.

Larder and Spade (Annette Guyatt, Gippsland) was also awarded Gold for her Loch Gin Marmalade.

There were two Artisan Double Gold winners, who were jointly awarded medals;
Larder & Spade (Annette, VIC) – Three Fruit marmalade; and
Gourmet to Go (Irene) – Seville orange marmalade

The Champion Home-Made Marmalade Maker for 2019 was announced as Reuben Kooperman for his Tangelo and Sullivan’s Cove Malt Whisky.

In the home-made gold stakes, there were multiple winners, including:

Janet MacDonald (from Vic, by phone) – mandarin marmalade

Joe Kianlip – 2 gold for Cumquat and tangelo marmalade and lemon, lime, car acara orange and kaffir lime leaf marmalade

George Potter – Cumquat liqueur grapefruit marmalade

Isaia (Issy) Douvartidis – Cumquat, lemon & orange blossom honey marmalade

Di Wilkins – Seville orange marmalade

Bev Harper (2018 champion) – Poorman’s orange and yuzu marmalade

Reuben Kooperman (from WA) 2 gold – Tangelo and limoncello marmalade and Tangelo and Cointreau marmalade.

If you’re interesting in trying the Fiaje products, head to the Adelaide Showground Farmers Market this Sunday from 9am – 1pm.

Congrats to all involved!

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