awarded for the second time
UK: Nunhems variety Romance F1 voted “Best Tasting carrot”
“Best tasting carrot” award plate.
Next to knowledge sharing and demonstrations of the latest industry developments, the event featured a voting contest for the “best tasting carrot.” As in 2012, Romance was chosen as best variety in the show. Visitors could choose from a total of six varieties from various carrot seed companies.
During the Onion and Carrot Conference on November 20 and 21 in Peterborough, Roland Koets, International Carrot Sales Specialist, received the first prize of the competition on behalf of Nunhems from Rodger Hobson, chairman of the British Carrot Grower Association. The prize was a bottle of 12-year-old single malt whiskey. “It is a great honor to receive this award for the second time and I would like to thank everyone who voted for Romance,” Koets said. “In addition, I give all credit for Romance to our breeder, Robert Oostveen, and his team.”
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