Seville Oranges are back!

Many of us are suffering from the Christmas blues and post New Year hangover but there’s something around the corner to end that. With the miserable weather in the early months of year it’s the perfect time to pick up some delightful Seville Oranges. With Supermarkets up and down the country now listening to the demand, most stock plenty of Seville oranges this time of year. The Seville orange are renowned for their distinctive bitter taste and just so happen to be perfect for marmalade makers.

With the Seville oranges being in season for a short period of time, from January to early February it’s that time again to start creating your very own marmalade. If you’re an experience marmalade maker or a complete novice there’s a recipe out there for you, so why not give it a go?

The marmalade awards hosted in Penrith, Cumbria celebrates everything marmalade, so if your reading this and deciding to give it a go, why not enter your marmalade into this competition. With the first timer award sponsored by Pattesons to the Seville orange competition sponsored by Mackay’s there is a competition that will suit your level of experience and skill set. With great prizes to be won as well as the important feedback on your marmalade why wouldn’t you enter?

So why not pop down to the local supermarket and pick up some great tasting Seville oranges today and potentially create the next best tasting marmalade. To celebrate everything marmalade and our involvement in such a unique event our up and coming promotions with reflect this time of year and will be ideal for marmalade and preserve enthusiasts. So keep an eye out in the coming weeks on our special offer, Facebook and twitter pages to find out more.