We are absolutely delighted to have been selected as a finalist in two award groups across the Midlands Family Business Awards.
Building on an already stellar year, we’ve been shortlisted in both the Fastest growing Family Business and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) categories. Jupiter will be joining fellow family businesses from across the region and hope to be crowned the winner at the King Power Stadium in Leicester on November 7.
A total of 51 regional family-owned businesses are in the final stages of the 10th Anniversary Awards with Jupiter joining businesses across the transport, IT, manufacturing, construction, and healthcare sectors to name just a few!
Joining just five other finalists in both the CSR and Fastest growing categories, we’re ecstatic to be in such esteemed company. To be recognised for both our work to support local communities through our Nancy Tweddle Foundation and for our speed of growth in the fresh produce industry, it’s turning out to be a fantastic summer.
Thrilled to be finalists across two categories
Jupiter CEO and Group MD Mark Tweddle says: ‘We are absolutely thrilled to be finalists in both the Fastest growing family business and Corporate Social Responsibility categories. To be recognised across both is a real testament to everyone here at Jupiter and it is an honour to be in the final. We are delighted to have our work recognised in the Midlands and wish all of the other finalists the best of luck’.
Shining a light on the regions talent
The Midlands Family Business Awards are the UK’s only independent, not-for-profit annual Awards showcase for family businesses in the Midlands.
The Family Business Awards are backed and run by The Wilson Organisation who provide professional insurance, financial and risk management solutions to businesses and individuals.
The firm’s MD Charlotte Perkins says: “Having launched the awards back in 2010, our aim has always been to shine a light on the region’s talented and successful family businesses and to play our part in creating a community of likeminded and supportive individuals.”
People’s Choice Award
As a finalist, we are also automatically entered into the People’s Choice Award. The Winner and Highly Commended of this special award are decided solely by the number of votes from the public, and votes can be made online at www.familybusinessawards.co.uk from the 1st to 31st October 2019.
Do make sure to keep an eye on our social channels so you know when to vote!
The Jupiter Group is a leader in the global fresh produce market. Ranked 22nd in the 2019 The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200, Jupiter grows and supplies new and traditional varieties of grapes and citrus alongside melons, pineapples, cherries, avocados, ginger and garlic.