Production horticulture's finest shortlisted for the UK Grower Awards 2015

Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the businesses which have been shortlisted for the UK Grower Awards 2015.

The shortlist which includes both firms which are up for an award and businesses from which individuals have been nominated for awards, was selected from a bumper crop of entries this year from leading production horticulture businesses across the UK. 

Shortlisted entries will now go on to the final stage which will see winners in each category selected by HW's team of expert independent judges at a final judging day to be held in central London at the end of January.

The winners of the UK Grower Awards 2015 will be announced at an awards dinner and presentation to be held at London's prestigious Grand Connaught Rooms on 25th February 2015.

The sponsors for the 2015 event which is the production sector's social and networking event of the year, include QV Foods (headline sponsor), Rijk Zwaan, Quinton Edwards, Levington Professional Growing Media, AC Goatham, Agrovista, Cocogreen, Kubota, NFU, XL Horticulture.

UK Grower Awards 2015: The Shortlist

  • G's
  • Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants
  • Ibbotsons Produce
  • JH Parker and Son
  • James Coles and Sons (Nurseries)
  • Littywood Farm
  • LJ Betts
  • Lower Hope Fruit
  • Majestic Trees
  • Mansfields
  • Joy of Plants
  • Moorcourt Fruit
  • New Leaf Plants
  • Peake Fruit
  • Plants for Europe for Neil Alcock
  • R&L Holt
  • RF Lawrence and Sons (Chrysanthemums Direct)
  • Robin Tacchi Plants
  • Saturn Bioponics
  • Stockbridge Technology Centre
  • Syngenta in partnership with Staples Vegetables
  • Tendercare
  • Thatchers Cider
  • Riverford
  • The Little Big Voice for Brassica Growers Association
  • Vitacress
  • AC Goatham and Son
  • Agrico UK
  • Anthony D Andrews CBE for Elsner PAC Vertriebsgesellschaft
  • Ball Colegrave
  • Berry Gardens
  • Boningale Nurseries
  • Holfield Plastics
  • Huntapac Produce
  • Branded Garden Products
  • Brookfield Plants
  • Carr Taylor Vineyards
  • Corkers Crisps
  • Botanicoir
  • DKC Matthews
  • Dunleavy Vineyards
  • East Malling Research
  • Fitzgerald Nurseries

The full line up of categories includes: Business Innovation of the Year, Vegetable Grower of the Year, Top-Fruit Grower of the Year, Nursery Stock Grower of the Year, Specialist Grower of the Year, Grower of the Year: Cider, Salads Grower of the Year, Soft-Fruit Grower of the Year, Protected Ornamentals Grower of the Year, Grower of the Year: Viticulture, Potato Grower of the Year, Environmental Initiative of the Year, Best New Variety, Consumer Marketing Campaign of the Year, Best Professional Product or Service, Young Grower of the Year, Top Sales or Marketing Professional, Best Agronomist and Best Production Manager. An award for the best research project in memory of David Piccaver will also be made in 2015. 

For tickets to the UK Grower Awards 2015 dinner and presentation, book online via  www.thegrowerawards.co.uk.

 

 


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