Rhubarb grower dies

Veteran rhubarb grower David Westwood, who did much to promote a revival of the crop, has died aged 74. His company D Westwood & Sons grows 60ha of the crop in West Yorkshire's Rhubarb Triangle.

His family has grown forced rhubarb in the area since the mid 1800s. Fellow rhubarb grower Janet Oldroyd Hulme described Westwood as "a forerunner of the industry and a great help to many, many people".

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