Cherry Valley wins Chinese business award

Cherry Valley Farms has won an award from Cathay Pacific for its ‘Continued Commitment’ to duck production in Hong Kong and China.

The Lincolnshire-based farm group was selected from a pool of entries, reflecting a range of sectors including education, charity, manufacturing, professional services and technology in an awards ceremony held at The Mandarin Oriental, London, attended by leading business figures from the UK, Hong Kong and China.

For winning the Continued Commitment Award at the Cathay Pacific China Business Awards, the judges were said to be highly impressed by Cherry Valley’s long-standing commitment to training local professionals, developing local leadership and promoting the transfer of knowledge. Cherry Valley currently employs in excess of 3,500 people in its China operations.

Richard Bird, Cherry Valley MD, said: “We are delighted and honoured to receive the Continued Commitment Award. Cherry Valley has a long-standing relationship – over 30 years – with Greater China, and our involvement with the region is deepening each year. We are committed to helping Greater China achieve the highest standards in terms of biosecurity, stock management and husbandry, health and safety, and environmental awareness.”