Congratulations to Jacob Kirwan of G’s Fresh, winner of the Fresh Awards 2019 Young Person of the Year.
Jacob has changed culture, implemented new technology, improved recording processes and developed wider business relationships for tackling food waste. He is becoming a leading authority on food waste within the G’s business and the wider produce and food industry, sharing best practice by presenting at a number of events and conferences.
“His breadth of knowledge, skill, commitment and implementation is making a real impact on the business,” commented Nigel Jenney, Chief Executive of the Fresh Produce Consortium.
Over four years Jacob has led or been a key contributor in a number of G’s innovation projects that are shaping how the company optimises the growing of fresh salads and vegetables.
The Fresh Awards Young 2019 Young Person of the Year was presented by IPP at the gala evening, hosted by Graeme Swann, former English international cricketer at The Pavilion, The Tower of London on Thursday 6 June 2019.