Suffolk producers from Bungay and Stradbroke recognised at prestigious Farmers Weekly Awards

Jonny and Dulcie Crickmore with Gyles Brandreth, Karl Schneider (editor for Farmers Weekly) and Ben

Jonny and Dulcie Crickmore with Gyles Brandreth, Karl Schneider (editor for Farmers Weekly) and Ben Hatton (Farmplan) - Credit: Archant

Farmers from Suffolk were recognised at the annual Farmers Weekly Awards, which took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane in London last night.

Howard Revell with his team and Gyles Brandreth, Karl Schneider (editor for Farmers Weekly) and Ben

Howard Revell with his team and Gyles Brandreth, Karl Schneider (editor for Farmers Weekly) and Ben Jones (F4F) - Credit: Archant

Jonny and Dulcie Crickmore of Fen Farm Dairy near Bungay were winners of the Diversification Farmer of the Year award. The pair have added value to their milk and diversified into premium raw milk cheese and butter products, which are sold from a vending machine at the farmgate through to shops, restaurants and in First Class on British Airways flights

Pig Farmer of the Year went to Howard Revell of British Quality Pigs in Stardbroke who was commended for producing pigs in an efficient, environmentally friendly and ethical way , and for having a strong customer focus.

Writer broadcaster, and former Conservative Member of Parliament Gyles Brandreth presented the awards, which are highly regarded across the industry.


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