In this issue

RECRUITMENT: Determination to save the South East’s fruit and vegetable crop from disaster has seen recruitment expert Doug Amesz spend the past few months in Ukraine, racing against the clock to recruit seasonal workers. GROUNDSCARE & GENERAL SERVICES: It takes a special sort of individual – and a great deal of hard work – to grow a business from scratch and then continue to find new opportunities to take it forward. CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERE: Orchard Cooling are bringing a new approach to defrosting cold store coolers. NIGEL AKEHURST VISITS... Nigel visits Broadlands Meadows Farm to find out more about alpacas and social farming therapy.