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Organic Grower of the Year Awards 2011

Grower of the Year Award 2011The pioneering English organic apple & pear orchards created by Organic Farm Foods were this year's runners up in the industries prestigious grower awards.

The orchards, named Ethical Fruit Farm (SOFL), were the created specifically to introduce a sustainable UK alternative to imported fruit. Managing Director Adam Wakeley said:

"We are delighted to have been recognised for the efforts invested into these orchards. Our intention has been to bring high quality UK fruit to the market where previously only imported fruit has been available. In addition to this we have attained the prestigious Soil Association Ethical Trade standard for the orchards as we wanted to go the extra mile in delivering a healthy, green & fairly traded product to the UK consumer".

Funding for the project came by way of green investment from Peter Kindersley (Sheepdrove) and Triodos Bank.

 

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