Chris J

‘Harper Farming’ was awarded the coveted title of ‘Vegetable Grower of the Year’ at the Horticulture Week Grower of the Year awards held at the Lancaster Hotel, London on the 20th March.

Farming 750 acres in Worcestershire, Harper Farming grow and pack a range of summer vegetables including runner beans, salad onions, pak choi and squashes. Harper Farming’s unique joint venture with ASDA’s supplier MWW (Minor Weir and Willis) has enabled them to invest strategically in state of the art farming and packing techniques to ensure that consumers receive high quality British produce in the shortest possible time after harvest.

The photograph shows John Harper (MD of Harper Farming) and Simon Barnett (UK growing manager for MWW) receiving the award from sponsors, New Spitalfield Market and BBC Radio 4 personality Fred Macaulay.

Posted by Chris J on 03 April 2013