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UK: Potato farmers crowned ‘producers of the decade’

A pair of potato farmers from Pembrokeshire have been named Britain’s food producers of the decade. Peter and Gina Smithies of Trehill Farm, Pembrokeshire, scooped the top prize at the National Trust Fine Farm Produce Award, awarded in recognition of the ceremony’s 10th anniversary. The married couple grow potatoes across 600 acres on the coast of Pembrokeshire, having been tenants at Trehill since taking over from Gina’s parents in 2001. They have won a Fine Farm Produce Award every year since 2007. More