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Driffield poultry business shortlisted for rural award


Driffield poultry business shortlisted for rural award



The team at a Middleton on the Wolds poultry business are celebrating after reaching the finals of theYorkshire PostRural Awards 2019.


Soanes Poultry has been shortlisted in the Rural Business of the Year category in the annual awards that celebratethe breadth of talent, expertise, innovation and community spirit of Yorkshire people and businesses.


Soanes Poultry is one of seven finalists in the category that also includes fellow East Yorkshire family businesses, Wold Top Brewery and Farmyard Friends Day Nursery. The category is sponsored by Ryedale Auctioneers and the winners will be announced at an awards dinner at Pavilions in Harrogate on Thursday, 10thOctober.


Of the shortlist, Soanes Poultry's Managing Director, Nigel Upson said: "It's a huge honour to be shortlisted in theYorkshire PostRural Awards. Congratulations to all of our hard working team and fingers crossed for the final!"


Soanes Poultry is a family owned business that has been rearing and preparing chicken for 72 years. It supplies butchers and independent retailers in Yorkshire and wholesalers nationwide.




Photo:Soanes Poultry's Managing Director, Nigel Upson Nigel Upson from Soanes Poultry


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Notes to editors

1.      For more information aboutSoanes Poultry, please

2.      For more information about theYorkshire PostRural Awards, please visit

3.      Keep up to date withSoanes Poultry's news onFacebook,Twitterand the business bloghere.

4.      Soanes Poultry supplies its chicken to butchers and independent retailers in Yorkshire and to wholesalers nationwide.

5.      Soanes Poultry is accredited under the BritishRetail Consortium Food Safety Standard A Grade and the Red Tractor Farm Assurance Standard.