Buninyong Marvellous Marmalade Fair

Where in Australia is the best marmalade made?

And who makes it?

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Buninyong Marvellous Marmalade Fairs are held in the Buninyong Town Hall each year, around the end of January.


Entries come from every State and expert CWA Judges select the winning entries to be sent to compete in the International Marmalade Awards in Cumbria in early March. Large crowds of interested entrants and supporters fill the Hall and, as a bonus, there is always a range of delectable home-made marmalade for sale.

Judges assess and score each entry on the basis of:

  • Presentation (max 2)
  • Colour (5)
  • Consistency, Texture and Quality (6)
  • Flavour and Aroma (7)
  • Total of 20 points

Individual entrants are awarded prizes for the different citrus classes as well as the man-made class. Prize-winners came from across Australia. beth with jars marmalade for sale

Visit the MarmalAshes website for more info about the Buninyong Marvellous Marmalade Fair.