We’re pleased to announce we have been recognised for our pioneering developments in the global fresh produce industry.
For developing world class supply chains from seed to shelf we have been awarded The UK’s Leading Fresh Produce Importer at Re:fresh, the annual fresh produce industry awards held in London.
We were also awarded Re:fresh Overall Produce Business of the Year. We dedicate this award to our founder, Rati Dhanani, whose vision was instrumental in establishing Wealmoor and its principles
With business partner Shambhubhai Patel, he established Kenya Horticultural Exporters and an airfreight market for beans and exotic vegetables in the UK, later introducing and developing a vibrant commercial trade for mangoes, papayas and other exotic fruits.
Re:fresh Produce Trader of the Year
"Exceptional performance of a family owned business,
securing its leading role in the imported exotic sector"
Re:fresh Produce Importer of the Year
"A testament to the company's triumph"
Both sites have been awarded Peninsula Business Services Gold award for 'the outstanding efforts and commitment of your organisation for H&S and site management systems'.
Stratford Borough Council Gold award for 'achieving excellent standards of food hygiene, safety, structure and management systems'.
The Fair Working Conditions (FWC) ethical standards award for ethical management systems.
IGD’s Food Industry Awards - Co-Operative Award for Ethical Responsibility
“With a business built on the ethos to sustainably source and deliver top
quality fresh produce, whilst making a positive impact on communities and local environments, we are delighted to be recognised for doing just this.The work we are doing with our growers in Kenya to complete one of the largest dams for horticulture in the country will have a 360° positive effect on the local community and will provide year round employment for the farms.”
“As a business we all work really hard to ensure that best practice is achieved through all channels of our business model and all our partners benefit from working jointly together with us. This award is for everyone. We are committed to sustainable long-term relationships,” comments Avnish Malde, Director. The IGD Food Industry Awards recognise and highlight the achievementsof companies in food manufacturing, farming, retail, distribution,wholesaling and foodservice.