Grower Awards 2016
Congratulations to AJ & CI Snell winning Soft Fruit Grower of the Year at the Grower Awards ceremony this year. The company is a first generation business producing through the Berry Gardens Co-operative the finest varieties of great tasting berries for fresh and frozen supermarket retail customers. Despite a late spring, and major March poly tunnel wind damage, sales have increased by 12% producing 1,726,000 kg of berries.
Mike Gibbon, Berry Gardens Sales Manager also celebrated on the night by wining Top Sales Professional. Mike joined Berry Gardens at 21 and has worked across retail accounts. In 2013 he ws appointed Sales Manager with the objective of establshing effective Grower Account Management - focussing on building relationships between growers and retailers to ensure clear communication and ultimately delivering the best quality fruit.