Each year the coveted Bonanza Prize Draw takes place at the National Fruit Show Dinner. This year sponsors Vigo Ltd offered Prize Draw qualifiers the chance to win £1,000 cash prize which could be used towards farm projects. The fruit competition attracted 40 exhibitors of which 17 were eligible for the ‘Draw’.
Winners Elverton Farms from Faversham are part of Fruition PO and have two fruit farms under the Elverton banner. Mockbeggar Farm growing Gala, Conference Pears and Bramley over 18ha and China Farm, 25ha growing Jonagold , Gala and Bramley. Thomas Johnson was delighted to win the Vigo Ltd Bonanza and will also be picking up the new Arthur Goatham Memorial Trophy for his winning entry of Bramley, exhibitor under 40 at the Prize Giving at the Show today, Thursday 22nd October 2015 at 12 noon