Kathy McIntyre with her award-winning preserve.

A Southery fruit grower and preserve maker is celebrating receiving a commended place in a competition which features more than 3,000 jars from around the world. 

Kathy McIntyre makes preserves under the Covenham House Orchard Fayre label, sold from a self-service stall on the A10.

She uses honey from her own hives in the Lemon & Honey Preserve recipe which was commended in the Artisan section of the 15th World’s Original Marmalade Awards.