The UK Fruit & Vegetable Awards 2018

AND THE WINNERS ARE….

FPJ readers voted for their winners across a wide range of categories and here are the results.

 
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UNSUNG HERO

  • ANDY DENHAM-SMITH (FYFFES)

  • DUNCAN MILLS (BERRY GARDENS)


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yOUNG person OF THE YEAR

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  • EMMA WATSON (G'S)

  • ALISTAIR NEILL (GREENVALE)

  • HANNAH MUSKETT (BERRY GARDENS)

  • HARRIET FLETCHER (ROWE FARMING)

  • NATHAN EDGAR (GREENVALE)

  • SEAN LIDDELL (GREENVALE)


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INITIATIVE IN GROWING OR r&d

  • AVA BREEDING PROGRAMME (ANGUS SOFT FRUITS)

  • PRODUCE SOLUTIONS (GREENVALE)


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THE SUSTAINABLILY AWARD

  • SONSATION (FLEVO BERRY)

  • GREEN20 (GREENVALE)

  • WASTE NOT (MMUK)

  • WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME (WEALMOOR)


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product or packaging innovation

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  • AGRICARE UK

  • IRIDIS PLUMCOT (FRUITARIA)

  • FLEXFRESH (UFLEX)

  • FLORETTE BEETROOT (FLORETTE)

  • FROZEN TENDERSTEM (Coregeo® )

  • FRUIT & PLAY BOXES (OBEIKAN MDF)

  • MUSHROOM PACKAGING (G’S)


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WHOLESALE OR CATERING SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

  • NATIONWIDE PRODUCE

  • SMITH & BROCK LTD


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FRESH PRODUCE GROWER/SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

  • ANGUS SOFT FRUITS

  • GREENVALE

  • MOULTON BULB COMPANY

  • MY GREEN MART


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BEST RETAIL CONCEPT

  • PROJECT FRESH (ALDI)

  • IMPACTRACK (MARTIN LISHMAN)

  • NEW BOX (OBEIKAN)

  • WASTE NOT (MMUK)


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MARKETING AND DIGITAL INITIATIVE

  • GET SET TO EAT FRESH (ALDI)

  • AMERICAN SWEET POTATOES (RICHMOND & TOWERS)

  • CALIFORNIA WALNUTS (RICHMOND & TOWERS)

  • FOODS FROM SPAIN (RED COMMUNICATIONS)

  • GREAT BRITISH APPLES (RICHMOND & TOWERS)

  • MERLIN PROMOTION (GREENVALE)

  • MAKE EVERY DISH A LITTLE ADVENTURE (COREGEO®)

  • WATERCRESS, THE SUPER SALAD (THE WATERCRESS COMPANY)


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CHARITABLE INITIATIVE

  • ALDI

  • BERRY GARDENS

  • LEA VALLEY


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fresh produce retailer of the year

  • Aldi

  • ASDA

  • Co-op

  • Iceland

  • Lidl

  • M&S

  • Morrisons

  • Sainsbury’s

  • Tesco

  • Waitrose


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FPJ Editors’ awarD

sponsored by Greencell & WesTfalia

 
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