Managing director Mick Fradsham collected the cup and prize money from Michael Jack, president of show organiser the Marden Fruit Show Society.
The competition, sponsored by Marks & Spencer and now in its sixth year, attracted more than 40 entrants. The judges' choice for category winners were:
- Beef: Wight Salads Group for Pink beef.
- Classic: Eric Wall for Carousel.
- Cocktail: Flavourfresh Salads for Melrow.
- Cherry and baby plum, and overall: Flavourfresh Salads for Piccolo.
The British Tomato Growers Association was named best themed stand at the Kent show, for which it was presented with a bottle of champagne.
The stand featured a Union Jack flag tomato display created by Cornerways Nursery in Norfolk.