Norton Barton regional growth award
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Norton Barton up for F&D Regional Growth Award

Norton Barton is proud to announce another shortlisting for a major award.

Turbine generates sustainable electricity for businesses at Norton Barton; shortlisted for Regional Growth Award
The turbine at Norton Barton generates cheap sustainable electricity for all the businesses on the farm.

We’re extremely excited and proud to announce that Norton Barton has been shortlisted for the Food & Drink Federation Regional Growth Award, South West

Food and Drink Federation Awards 2016

Finalist Regional Growth Award South West

The awards are fast becoming the industry benchmark of excellence for innovation, competitiveness and talent.

Read about the shortlist here


This year, we will be recognising a winner from each region and country of the UK in our Growth Business award category. We are looking to find the best inspiring and thriving food or drink producer from each area.

The five regions are:

  • South East England
    London, Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and Isle of Wight
  • South West England
    Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Channel and Scilly Isles
  • Central England and Wales
    Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Wales, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire
  • Northern England
    Cumbria, Northumberland, Durham, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester
  • Scotland and Northern Ireland

We will be awarding our winner based on achievement relative to company size so both large and small companies stand an equal chance of claiming this prestigious award as we will also be looking at the sustainability and ambition of growth.

Growth can be through increased sales, capacity and resource expansion, developing new and innovative product lines or even impressive first-year achievements after starting from scratch. In short, if you think your business is fabulous, enter and tell us why.