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Glen Dee shortlisted for UK Grower Awards 2017

Glen Dee raspberry (c) James Hutton Institute
Glen Dee boasts exceptional fruit quality and high productivity, and was bred in Dundee with support from the UK Raspberry Breeding Consortium and the Scottish Government.

Glen Dee, a late season floricane raspberry variety bred at the James Hutton Institute and licensed by James Hutton Limited, has been shortlisted in the 'Best New Variety: Top/Soft Fruit' category of the Horticulture Week UK Grower Awards.

The award is given to the new variety that most effectively demonstrates excellence in its intended attributes, for example, taste, resistance to pests and diseases, weather tolerance, consumer appeal, ease of cultivation and potential to extend the season.

Glen Dee boasts exceptional fruit quality and high productivity, and was bred in Dundee with support from the UK Raspberry Breeding Consortium and the Scottish Government.

The UK Grower Awards are organised annually to celebrate the very best of UK production horticulture. Hosted in association with Horticulture Week, the event gathers more than 500 industry professionals from across the UK.

Winners of the awards will be revealed at a black-tie ceremony on 23rd February at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London. Visit the UK Grower Awards website for more information about the event.

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Bernardo Rodriguez-Salcedo, Media Manager, Tel: +44 (0)1224 395089 (direct line), +44 (0)344 928 5428 (switchboard) or +44 (0)7791 193918 (mobile).


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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.