2020 Produce Grower of the Year


The Produce Grower of the Year Award recognises Sydney Markets Fruit and Vegetable Growers who demonstrate a high degree of competence across a range of criteria including Product Quality, Consistency, Presentation, Customer Service and how the business operates within the Sydney Growers Market.


  • Nominations – Number and Quality
  • Business Accountability
  • Industry Contribution
  • Implements Best Practice
  • Stand & Staff Presentation
  • WHS - Work Health Safety
  • Uniqueness of Offer
  • Marketing & Branding


Only fruit and/or vegetable growers with a stand at Sydney Markets can be nominated for a Fresh Awards Produce Grower of the Year Award. Nominations can be made by any grower or customer of Sydney Markets. All nominations will be judged on their merits and a shortlist of 10 finalists will undergo further judging by the Produce Grower of the Year Committee.

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PRIZES - for 2020 to be confirmed

The winner of the Produce Grower of the Year Award will receive

  • The Title: 2019 Fresh Awards – Produce Grower of the Year
  • $1,000 cash prize thanks to our sponsor Veolia
  • A 2019 Produce Grower of the Year Awards logo
  • Kick start your day your morning with coffee or breakfast on us, with a gift voucher for $400 to spend at any Sydney Markets café of your choosing.
  • Recognition on the Fresh Awards and Sydney Markets websites and social media channels
  • A winner’s trophy
  • Publicity in community and industry publications
  • A promotional video presented by Chris Bath to promote your business.

Total prize value = $6,900

Key Dates

Nominations Open 10 March 20
Nominations close 13 May 20
Tickets to Fresh Awards on Sale 16 May 20
Nominations Close 15 May 20
Sydney Markets Assessments 20 May - 3 June 20
Produce and Flower Grower Finalists Notified 28 May 20
Finalists Announced on Website 13 June 19
2020 Fresh Awards Event, Sydney July 20 ( date to be advised)