The Farmers’ Union of Wales has honoured the founder of Castell Howell Foods with an award for ‘Outstanding Services to Welsh Agriculture’.
FUW president Ian Rickman said: “35 years ago Brian Jones and Castell Howell Foods officially started their journey to being one of the largest independent food wholesalers to the foodservice sector in the UK’’
“The work Brian has done on behalf of agriculture, food production and promotion of Welsh produce over the years has been exceptional, for that we thanked him with this special award.”
FUW chief executive Guto Bebb added: “It has been a triumph for agriculture and we are proud to have stalwarts such as Brian Jones in our industry ranks. The award is very well deserved and I congratulate Brian on his achievements.”
Brian has previously had the honour of being president of both the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society and Pembrokeshire Show, is a Fellow of Aberystwyth University and has been awarded an MBE.
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