Shortlist announced for the UK Grower Awards 2017

Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding businesses shortlisted for the UK Grower Awards 2017 - the industry's leading awards scheme for UK production horticulture.

The shortlist, which includes production businesses that are up for single and multiple awards as well as firms from which individuals have been nominated, was selected from this year's crop of entries from leading UK ornamental, vegetable and fruit production horticulture and associated businesses.

The winners will be announced at an awards dinner and presentation to be held at London's Grand Connaught Rooms on 23rd February.

The shortlisted businesses in the 2017 UK Grower Awards are: 

  • AC Goatham & Son
  • AG Recruitment & Management
  • Agrico UK
  • Ball Colegrave
  • Berry Gardens
  • Ceres PR/Vitacress
  • Double H Nurseries
  • Farplants Group 
  • Flavourfresh
  • Flowers from the Farm 
  • G&G Sinclair/West Craigie Farm 
  • Genesis Plant Marketing 
  • Hawkesmill Nurseries 
  • Horticultural Trades Association
  • ICL
  • Intercrop
  • James Hutton
  • Mack 
  • Majestic Trees
  • Neame Lea Nursery
  • Output Digital
  • Place UK
  • Porters Fuchias
  • RentaHedge
  • Ridgeview Wine Estate
  • South Devon Organic Producers
  • Sunnyfields 
  • Tendercare Nurseries 
  • Thompson & Morgan
  • Valley Grown Salads 
  • Westhoff
  • XL Horticulture

The awards were judged by an independent panel of judges including Joanna Wood, Andrew Tinsley, John Adlam, John Guest, Neville Stein, Sally Drury and Andy Richardson.

HW is grateful to the following sponsors for their support of the 2017 awards contest, dinner and presentation, which is the production sector's social and networking event of the year: AG Recruitment, Cocogreen, De Lacy, ICL Professional Horticulture, HTA and Rijk Zwaan.

The UK Grower Awards 2017 charity partner for this year's event is industry charity Perennial. 

To book tickets to the UK Grower Awards 2017 dinner and presentation, please go to www.thegrowerawards.co.uk. For more information, email awards manager Kate Collins at kate.collins@haymarket.com. For sponsorship, email Tim Lomas at tim.lomas@haymarket.com.


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