Dunsters Farm bring home the award for Best Wholesaler in the North West Family Business Awards

Dunsters Farm bring home the award for Best Wholesaler in the North West Family Business Awards

Dunsters Farm were honoured to be awarded with the Best Wholesaler Award at the inaugural North West Family Business Awards, dedicated to celebrating the sector in the region.

The North West Family Business Awards hosted by food writer and presenter Nigel Barden was held under the wings of Concorde, in the purpose-built hangar and events centre at Manchester Airport on Friday 6th March 2020.

“We are so proud of the work our team do on a daily basis to provide top quality products and great service to our customers throughout the north of England and winning this award means the world to us” explains Hannah Barlow, Joint Managing Director at Dunsters Farm. 

Sue Howorth, Founder and co-director of The Family Business Network and The North West Family Business Awards said: “This has been a fantastic event, which really has celebrated the great work family businesses do, which enriches their communities and the country’s economy.

“The response from the business sector and the public has been fantastic for this inaugural event. We had 192 entries from across Lancashire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cumbria.

“It was a tough job for the judges as the standard of entries was so high. The support from the public who helped select the winners of the People’s Choice and Employee of the Year was outstanding. We had over 4,537 votes for the People’s Choice and over 3,354 for the Employee of the Year! Thank you to each person who took the time to cast their vote.”

Co-director, Dave Clarkson added: “We would like to thank all our sponsors, judges and the events team for their incredible support that made this fantastic event possible – and also a big thank you to all those who entered the awards this year.”

Jacqui Jackson from Thomas Jardine & Co and 2020 North West Awards Chair of Judges said: “The number and quality of applications from across the North West have been outstanding. The businesses are clearly proud to be family businesses, and the detail in many of the entries has demonstrated that they are very progressive and innovative.”

Dunsters Farm now go forward to the Family Business United National Family Business Awards held in London on June 4.