Central Otago orchardist Trudi Webb has won the Horticulture New Zealand President’s Trophy for 2019.
Trudi was presented with her award at the Horticulture Conference 2019 dinner at Mystery Creek on 1 August.
Trudi is part of the fourth generation of Webb family fruit growers, whose vision is ‘quality in every bite’.
Trudi is putting her drive, education and marketing expertise to great use, building a business for future generations.
Trudi is known for her contribution to improving innovation and quality in the summer fruit industry, and for being in tune with emerging trends.
Trudi recognises the importance of young people entering the industry by offering them positions and support while they train. She also offers her employees onsite accommodation and a real sense of community.