Australia - we need you!

Calling all Australian marmalade-makers

Will your marmalade be judged best in Australia?

marmalade jar
Enter your citrus-based marmalade for judging and selection at the
Buninyong Marvellous Marmalade Fair
to be held in Buninyong on Saturday 1st February 2014

  • Expert CWA Judges will score your marmalade and judge it in its Class. You receive a Scorecard and Certificate
  • Classes are for individual citrus (e.g. orange, lemon, lime, etc.) as well as combinations (e.g. Three-fruit)
  • There are Classes for marmalade made by a man and Junior (16 & under)
  • The Selectors will also select the Australian XI to tour to England. If selected, your 2nd jar goes to the International Marmalade Awards in Cumbria
  • So make your best marmalade soon

Entries to arrive by January 24th, 2014

Australia wins the MarmalAshes, again - "thrashes" England

March 2013

Stop Press! The Australian XI wins the MarmalAshes again - three in a row - a hat trick! Beats the England XI at the International Marmalade Awards in Cumbria.

The Australian XI, a team of 11 home-made marmalades plus 12th jar, toured to Cumbria up against the England XI after being selected at the Buninyong Marvellous Marmalade Fair.

Our Marmalade Fair results are at Marmalade Fair and the full results from Cumbria are at Marmalade Awards

An Australian Eleven will tour to England again in February 2014 - up against an England Eleven

for the MarmalAshes trophy

Will your marmalade be selected to go on tour?









We need you


Buninyong Marvellous Marmalade Fair

The Selectors will be at the next Buninyong Marvellous Marmalade Fair
in Buninyong, near Ballarat, Western Victoria,
Saturday 1st February, 2014





What can you do?

  1. Register your interest anytime (click here)
  2. Read the Rules (click here) and start making two jars of your best marmalade
  3. In January 2014 print the Entry form (here), fill it out and include entry fee (donated to Home Hospice) of $8 per entry (2 jars)
  4. Post or bring your entry to Buninyong to arrive by the 24th January 2014