Technology and innovation at the National Fruit Show

Technology and innovation at the National Fruit Show

Growing Kent & Medway partners attended this year’s National Fruit Show, a major networking opportunity for the British top-fruit production and processing sector. The National Fruit Show is a major event in the wider horticultural industry’s calendar...
State-of-the-art research winery opens in Kent

State-of-the-art research winery opens in Kent

Growing Kent & Medway partners help to grow the region’s burgeoning wine industry. Based at NIAB EMR in East Malling, the UK now has a bespoke, state-of-the-art research winery and vineyard to underpin the rapidly expanding viticulture sector.  A team of...
Kent and Netherlands forge partnership

Kent and Netherlands forge partnership

Kent and Netherlands forge partnership to grow international Agri-food research and innovation A new agreement aimed at developing innovative food and drink trade and investment opportunities in the UK and the Netherlands has been signed today. The Memorandum of...
Fruit Focus

Fruit Focus

Growing Kent & Medway attended this year’s Fruit Focus, the leading technical event for the fruit industry, hosted by NIAB EMR at East Malling in Kent. The event brought together more than 1,200 growers and industry professionals with well over 100 leading...
The Kent Show

The Kent Show

Professor Mario Caccamo (NIAB EMR) took Growing Kent & Medway to the Kent County Show in early July, where three days of sunshine helped to swell visitor numbers to 78,000. Attending the Institute of Director’s breakfast event Professor Caccamo shared the vision...
Driving regional growth

Driving regional growth

With the aim of driving regional growth through collaborative innovation in the horticultural production and food processing supply chain, the first Growing Kent & Medway engagement events were held across the region in early June 2019. The events attracted a...