Farmer reaps re­wards of hard work

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - News -

A FARMER is cel­e­brat­ing af­ter pick­ing up a top in­dus­try award.

Ald­ing­ton-based Doug Wanstall was named lo­cal food farmer of the year at the Farm­ers Weekly awards cer­e­mony on Mon­day night

The event, held at the Grosvenor House Ho­tel, Lon­don, and at­tended by 1,200 guests, cel­e­brates achieve­ments in Bri­tish farm­ing.

Mr Wanstall’s award recog­nised his achieve­ment in build­ing in just six years his Bank Farm food dis­tri­bu­tion busi­ness, serv­ing shops, ho­tels, restau­rants, schools and hos­pi­tals, into a ven­ture with a £5mil­lion turnover.

The judges con­grat­u­lated Mr Wanstall on his suc­cess and said: “He is to­tally switched on and drives the busi­ness to find new mar­ket op­por­tu­ni­ties very clev­erly.”

Dou­glas Wanstall

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