Angus Soft Fruits has triumphs at industry awards

Scottish berry grower and supplier, Angus Soft Fruits has triumphed at this year’s Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC) Fresh Awards at The Pavilion in London, winning the coveted Foodservice Supplier of the Year Award. Hosted by former English international cricketer Graeme Swan, the awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals and businesses working in the UK fresh produce industry, with a focus on innovation, creativity, CSR, sustainability and employee welfare.

Left to right: Host, Graeme Swann,Angus Soft Fruits’ Senior Trading Manager James Pitt, Trading Manager Jamie Shiel, and Senior Trading Manager Andy Horner.

Named Foodservice Supplier of the Year, Angus Soft Fruits was recognised for its rapid growth in the “out-of-home” sector, which encompasses foodservice and wholesale customer outlets, achieving almost 100 per cent growth year on year (2017 / 2018).

Lochy Porter, Chairman, Angus Soft Fruits said: “Our growth in the foodservice sector is down to our new strategic priorities, which include investing in our brands Angus Select, AVA Berries and Good Natured, developing long term collaborative partnerships with key customers, tailoring our procurement process to food service requirements, streamlining our operational process and resourcing our team with industry experts.”