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Search is on for prestigious potato industry award winner

28 June 2012

 

Potato Council is seeking nominations for this year's British Potato Industry Award; This prestigious honour is presented to an individual recognised for their outstanding contribution to the GB potato industry. Potato Council continues to back progressive moves by leaders in the fields of marketing, innovation, and research and development who satisfy this demand.  By presenting this award it recognises the dedication and entrepreneurial spirit of those who have made outstanding contributions to any sector of the GB potato industry. 
 
Allan Stevenson, Potato Council chairman, comments: ‘”The British potato industry is made-up of many wonderful people who have helped shape it to what it is today. With new developments within the industry, the award is a great way to acknowledge those who have made a significant impact towards the advances made in the potato industry. We are asking for nominations of outstanding people for this award from all sectors within the industry.
 
“Please help us find a new, worthy winner for 2012, someone you think deserves recognition for going the extra mile.”
 
Anyone wishing to nominate a person for the British Potato Industry Award can contact Margaret Skinner for a nomination form to fill-in and return to the award committee secretary or complete the online nomination form by September 30, 2012. The award committee, drawn from the different sectors of the GB potato industry, will select the winner from those nominated.
 
The winner of this prestigious award will receive a rose bowl which will be presented at the Seed Industry Event in Crieff on November 20.
 
Nomination forms are available from the award committee secretary, Margaret Skinner, British Potato Industry Award, Potato Council, Rural Centre, West Mains, Newbridge, Midlothian, EH28 8NZ. E-mail: bpindustryaward@potato.org.uk, Tel: 0131 472 4064, Fax: 0131 472 4065 
 
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