Briers sees exports grow as RHS Chelsea Flower Show stand wins award

Briers, who were exhibiting at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the first time in eight years, is seeing exports rise towards 10 per cent of turnover.

Managing director Jackie Eades said the company has seen 20 per cent growth this year to £12m and hopes to reach 10 per cent exports over the next 12 months.

The display, which won a three gold star awar featured Buxus planted mugs,string tins,bagsand wellies from the William Morris Collection. Whitehall Garden Centre Lacock lent plants and pots.

Jackie Eades, Briers managing director, said: "Wow, I am over the moon. I could not be more proud of Mike and the team in their amazing efforts to get us to Chelsea and get Briers this award. A great team, great products and a great stand too. My thanks to them all."

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