Winner of the 2022 Diversification Award


About Anna and Ross:

Anna and Ross met while they were both studying at SRUC. Their business, Castleton Farm, supplies fruit, manufactures food products and runs a café and farm shop. Ross oversees the fruit growing side of the business, while Anna manages the café, shop and takes care of marketing.

What the judges said:

“The team champions fairness on every level – staff, family, suppliers and partners.”

“They are hardworking and pioneering – Ross was the first to trial cherries as far north as he is – in partnership with a national retailer. This is so entrepreneurial.”

What Anna and Ross said:

“We grow premium quality strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and cherries but we’re about more than just fruit. Always looking to the future, we diversify and adapt as the food industry evolves.” 

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