Farraday’s of Windermere win gold in World’s Original Marmalade Awards

Cumbrian-based preserves business Farraday’s of Windermere is celebrating winning a prestigious Gold award at the 14th World’s Original Marmalade Awards. With the competition receiving over 3000 entries from 40 countries around the globe, this Award proves that their marmalade really is world class.

The business, which is based in Bowness on Windermere scooped a Gold award in the competition, and also won one of the marmalade world’s most prestigious accolades for its Orange Marmalade with Dates, Saffron and Gold Leaf in the Artisan competition, which impressed judges with its appearance, colour, consistency, aroma and flavour.

Over 40 countries competed in this year’s marmalade competition, which received entries from as far afield as Colombia, Kenya, Ecuador, Japan, Hong Kong and Australia.

Owner David Farraday said they were delighted to win the award: “We are so pleased to have won this award against such strong competition from all over the world. Our company specialises in chutneys, relishes and pickles; this is our first marmalade and has been developed for the world class Burj Al Arab in Dubai; so it’s fantastic to have this prestigious Award for our very first marmalade!”

The Artisan judges for 2019 were a prestigious panel of food industry experts, including Fortnum & Mason Grocery Buyer Sophie Walker, Waitrose Consultant and chocolatier Will Torrent, Thursday Cottage founder Pam ‘the Jam’ Corbin and longstanding Awards patron Dan Lepard, food writer and baking guru.

For more information about the Marmalade Awards visit www.marmaladeawards.com