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Food - Fleet Farm Canned Marmalade

Food - Fleet Farm Canned Marmalade

August 14, 2022

The top marmalade makers put their best creations to the test in the Fleet Farm Canned Marmalade Contest, judged Wednesday, August 10, prior to the start of the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Jacqueline Riekena of West Des Moines won first and second place overall. Terri Sinclair of Cumming earned third place overall.

Rod Zeitler of Iowa City tied with Jacqueline Riekena of West Des Moines for the sweepstakes title.

Marmalades are soft fruit jellies containing small pieces of fruit or peel evenly suspended in translucent jelly. Marmalade often contains citrus fruit.

Entries were judged on flavor, consistency, appearance and food safety.

Complete results follow:

Fleet Farm Canned Marmalades - Grapefruit

1) Terri Sinclair, Cumming

2) Rod Zeitler, Iowa City

3) Jacqueline Riekena, West Des Moines

Fleet Farm Canned Marmalades - Lemon

1) Rod Zeitler, Iowa City

2) George Ellerbach, Iowa City

3) Jacqueline Riekena, West Des Moines

Fleet Farm Canned Marmalades - Lime

1) Jacqueline Riekena, West Des Moines

2) None

3) None

Fleet Farm Canned Marmalades - Orange

1) Jacqueline Riekena, West Des Moines

2) Rod Zeitler, Iowa City

3) Dennis Toby Williams, Colfax

Fleet Farm Canned Marmalades - Marmalades Other Than Named

1) Rod Zeitler, Iowa City

2) Martha Kunkle, Carlisle

3) Joy Russell, Des Moines

Fleet Farm Canned Marmalades - Overall Winners

1) Jacqueline Riekena, West Des Moines

2) Jacqueline Riekena, West Des Moines

3) Terri Sinclair, Cumming

Fleet Farm Canned Marmalades - Sweepstakes/Reserve Sweepstakes

Sweepstakes – TIE – Jacqueline Riekena, West Des Moines and Rod Zeitler, Iowa City

The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 128 divisions, 615 classes and nearly 6,300 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Urban Air Adventure Park.