Matthew is toast of the marmalade world

Matthew Foster, 11, from Stanwick has won a world-wide marmalade competition with his 'Sensational Seville.' He could also be appearing on the BBC's One Show on Friday.
Matthew Foster, 11, from Stanwick has won a world-wide marmalade competition with his 'Sensational Seville.' He could also be appearing on the BBC's One Show on Friday.
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A talented youngster has shown a real zest for food by scooping a top prize in a worldwide competition for his tasty marmalade.

Matthew Foster, 11, wowed judges with his concoction at the World’s Original Marmalade Awards and scored a perfect 20 out of 20.

Matthew Foster from Stanwick with his 'Sensational Seville' marmalade

Matthew Foster from Stanwick with his 'Sensational Seville' marmalade

The youngster from Stanwick said he was excited to win and to achieve a gold award in the competition held in early March.

He said: “It’s good to win the award.

“I like to make marmalades and jams because there are so many different types you can do, all different types of fruits and flavours, it’s fun.”

The student at Bishop Stopford School in Kettering, beat competition from a far afield as Australia and the Czech Republic to be crowned joint winner of the competition in the children’s section.

BBC Television programme The One Show were filming at the awards and interviewed Matthew about his award-winning marmalade – called Sensational Seville, – with the possibility the interview could be aired on the show on Friday, April 5.

Matthew said: “I’m excited that it could be on televsion, I have told my friends about it so it will be good to see if I’m on there, it’s exciting.”