Outline of the Event

Hosted by The Executive Committee of the Dalemain World Marmalade Awards & Festival in Japan (Office: Inside Yawatahama City Hall, Ehime Prefecture)

Gold Sponsors
Aohata Corporation / DCM DAIKI CO.,LTD. / Fuji Co., Ltd / Fortnum & Mason

Silver Sponsors
Mondelēz Japan Limited / YONDEN Shikoku Electric Power CO.,Inc. / Atom Group / THE IYO BANK,Ltd. / EHIME BANK,LTD. / EHIME-SHINKINBANK / JA Nishiuwa / Japan Post / Sony Creative Products Inc. / MIURA / EHIME COMPUTING CENTER CO.,LTD

Bronze Sponsors
日本ジャム工業組合 / AKANO CO., LTD / Sudo Jam Co., Ltd / ZEN-NOH / Orange Bay Foods Co., Ltd. / SENMI EKISU CO.,LTD. / AWASHIMADO

Gold Suppliers
JAPAN AIRLINES / The Ehime Shimbun Co.,Ltd. / IYOTETSU Group Co., Ltd. / Shikoku Railway Company / Gurunavi, Inc.

Bronze Suppliers

Support Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan / The British Embassy Tokyo / Ehime Prefecture / Yawatahama City
Date: Sunday, May 12, 2019 – Sunday, May 19, 2019

May 8 – May 9, to decide gold, silver, and bronze awards for each division
[Award Ceremony]
Evening on Saturday, May 18: The artisan (professional) division
Morning on Sunday, May 19: The homemade (amateur) division


Yawatahama City, Ehime Prefecture 
[Judging Venue] Shiraishi Wataro Kinenkan
[Award Ceremony and Main Venue] Facilities surrounding Minatto
[Events] Throughout the city

    • Michael Perry(judge of the Dalemain World Marmalade Awards)
    • Dan Lepard(judge of the Dalemain World Marmalade Awards)
    • Fumiaki Ito(owner/chef of Maison Douce)
    • Katsuhiro Utsunomiya(Executive officer of Aohata Corporation)
    • Tsutomu Ochiai(owner/chef of LA BETTOLA da Ochiai)
    • Kenichi Chin(owner/chef of szechwan restaurant)
    • Takemitsu Hatakeyama(former head chef of the Ambassador’s Residence, the British Embassy Tokyo)
    • RIo Hiraiwa(sweets journalist)
    • Wakako Morihira(fruits planner)
    • Toshihiko Yoroizuka(owner/chef of Toshi Yoroizuka)

※as of 31st January 2019

Application Period 1st March 2019 to 14th April 2019  *Application must reach us no later than 14th April
Application Guidelines

Artisan Category
Homemade Category

Application Form
PDF format



Award Ceremony and Main Venue: Minatto

In general, a parking lot is located along a road, and a store is in the inner part of a site. Minatto, however, layouts facilities like a theme park to facilitate tours within the area.



Judging Venue: Shiraishi Wataro Yokan

A European-style wooden two-story mansion built by Kazutaro Shiraishi who made a fortune in copper mining and spinning plant management. The building is assumed to have been built in early 1900, and a world map is drawn on the ceiling decoration of the entrance. The building holds a regular tour and is also used for events.



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