The deserving winners have been announced from the premier event in the pig industry calendar, The National Pig Awards. ForFarmers were the proud prinicpal sponsor of the awards, which took place ‘virtually’ on the 16th November 2020, via live stream.
The awards hosted by sport and lifestyle presenter, Mark Durden-Smith, recognised and rewarded excellence across the industry declaring 14 award winners of the night. ForFarmers’ sponsored awards ‘Indoor Producer or the Year’ and ‘Outdoor Producer of the Year’ and the biggest award of the night, the overall ‘Producer of the Year’! Head judge Stewart Houston, chair of Red Tractor’s Pig Sector, said the volume and quality of entries highlighted the determination of the industry ‘to get on with the job and keep pushing the boundaries’, even during this most difficult of years.
Bridge House Farms were announced as the 2020 ‘Indoor Pig Producer of the Year’ and the winner of the 2020 ‘Outdoor Pig Producer of the Year’ was awarded to Wayland Farms, a ForFarmers customer. Wayland Farms is one of the country’s most impressive and progressive pig businesses, which was further championed as the overall ‘Pig producer of the Year’ for 2020! Judges commented that Wayland Farms’ holistic approach and excellent production figures is notable across its outdoor units, with a strong focus on pig health, minimal antibiotic use, pig welfare, environmental enhancement, energy efficiency, reducing wastage and staff training and development.
Craig Saunders, Sales Director at ForFarmers commented “Congratulations to Bridge House Farm and Wayland Farms, both deserving winners of the awards. As a customer of ForFarmers we are particularly proud of Wayland Farms for winning two commendable awards on the night. The awards demonstrate the brilliant work taking place in the industry.”
To view a full list of winners from the awards, visit > https://www.nationalpigawards.co.uk/2020-winners/
Now in its seventh year, ForFarmers is proud once again to be supporting the National Pig Awards as principal sponsor. The much loved event celebrates the very best of the UK pig industry and brings together those who make significant contributions.
On Monday 18th November, producers and those from allied industries came together for the National Pig Awards held at London’s Lancaster Hotel, to celebrate some of the industries finest producers!
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