With nominations for Health & Safety, Sustainability, as well as Fruit and Vegetable Agribusiness of the Year 2016, Meade Potato Company were delighted to take home the latter award for the second year running. The Fruit and Vegetable Agribusiness of the Year is designed to provide a voice for the individuals and organisations that play a significant role in the growth and development of the agribusiness industry in Ireland. The Awards cater for all sectors who contribute to the fantastic achievements within the agri-food.
A factor in Meade Potato Company's award was their best practice leadership in sustainability for the fruit and vegetable sector. "We were honoured to be chosen for the second year in a row; it is recognition that once again ourselves and our team of growers have achieved excellent standards of practice ," said Philip Meade Jr. of the award.
Pictured above are Minister for State for Food, Forestry & Horticulture Andrew Doyle and Philip Meade Jr. of Meade Potato Co.