Marmalade makers taste success for their fine products

Sandy Higson and John Donaldson
Sandy Higson and John Donaldson

The award-winning Mad Jam Woman has scooped more accolades for her delicious marmalades.

Sandy Higson, 73, was awarded bronze at the Dalemain Artisan and Small Producers competition for her Seville Orange Marmalade with Hepple Gin.

She also won silver in the home-made section for her Seville Orange Marmalade and a certificate of merit for her St Clements Marmalade.

John Donaldson, 56, who helps Sandy as a volunteer, claimed bronze for his Three Fruit Marmalade, made with orange, lemon and lime.

Sandy said: “I am so proud of John. He really deserves this as he works very hard.”

Sandy, a member of Produced in Northumberland, is based at The Fourways, Amble. Call her on 01665 711044.