Fruit Awards


Garden of England Champions

Cherry & Soft Fruit Categories


The Taste of Kent Awards 2018, organised by Produced in Kent, has begun with the first category, the Garden of England Champion tastiest soft fruit and cherry, judged at the National Cherry and Soft Fruit Show at the Kent County Show, Friday 7 July.

Judged on taste alone by both professionals from the industry and members of the public the winning varieties and growers for this year are:

Cherries – Class 60 winner Brian Piper, Filmers Farm, Loose, Nr Maidstone with the variety Karina.

Strawberries – Class 70 winner John Myatt & Co, Mockbegger Farm, Rochester with the strawberry variety Magnum.

Raspberries –  Class 80 winner John Myatt & Co, Mockbegger Farm Rochester with the Raspberry variety Tulameen.

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Top Fruit Categories

The winners of Produced in Kent’s Taste of Kent Awards 2018 Garden of England Champion Top Fruit Category, sponsored by BTF Partnership, will be announced in October at the National Fruit Show at Kent County Show Ground.

All Kentish apples & pears entered into the competitions will automatically by entered into the Taste of Kent Awards Top Fruit categories and will be taste tested and announced at the show.

The deadline for entering fruit in the National Fruit show is Monday 9th October 2017.

You can download the schedule and entry form here


Garden of England Champions

For more information contact:

Stephanie Durling, Produced in Kent

Tel: 01732 853170