Farmer reaps rewards of hard work
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.”