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Posted by Graham on 06/12/18, in

Rhug Estate to supply Top London Chef’s exciting new Restaurant venture

Top London chef, Carlo Scotto, was welcomed to visit and tour Rhug organic farm, near Corwen, Denbighshire, last week. Rhug will supply Carlo’s exciting new solo venture, The Xier Restaurant, in London, when it opens next February.

Posted by Graham on 01/12/18, in

Eat Organic Turkey this Christmas – The Tastiest Way to improve your health

With England’s Chief Medical Officer urging us to choose organic meat to tackle the current antibiotic crisis, and a Paris University study proving people who eat organic are 25 percent less likely to get cancer – Lord Newborough, owner of one of the biggest organic farms in Wales, is urging everyone to choose an organic lifestyle and the best time to start is with THE most important meal on the calendar – Christmas dinner.

Posted by Graham on 23/11/18, in Lord Newborough, Awards

Rhug Estate announced as Award Winner at Purdey Awards

Rhug was delighted to have been presented with a Purdey Highly Commended Award last night by the Duke of Wellington. Rhug’s Head Game Keeper, Dave Pooler, was also given a Special Commendation Purdey Award.

The Purdey Awards have been held annually since 1999 and seek to promote a wider appreciation of the outstanding game and habitat conservation work carried out throughout the United Kingdom and to give well-deserved recognition and reward to the best.

Posted by Graham on 20/11/18, in Lord Newborough

Rhug Estate Owner, Lord Newborough, announced as Slow Food Cymru’s Person of the Year

Lord Newborough, Owner of Rhug Estate near Corwen, north Wales, has been announced as Slow Food Cymru / Wales’ Person of the Year for creating the first drive thru on a farm in the UK.

Nia Williams, Director of Slow Food Cymru / Wales, nominated Lord Newborough for the unique award. She said, “Rhug’s drive thru is as far from fast food as it can be. We salute the work Lord Newborough has done. He’s looked at the large fast food chains and thought – do you know what – I can’t join them but I can beat them. This fits in completely with the whole ethos of the Slow Food movement. Lord Newborough is Wales’ answer to Carlo Petrini, the founder of Slow Food in Italy.”

Posted by Graham on 19/11/18, in The Farm

Rhug Estate welcomes Local School Pupils to the Farm

The Rhug Estate welcomed pupils from years one and two at Ysgol y Gwernant, Llangollen, to the farm recently. The group of 38 children and four staff were eager to learn about all the different types of animals on the farm.

Whilst visiting the Rhug, the pupils aged between 5 and 7 years old, were given a tour of the farm by Gareth Jones, Rhug Farm Manager. On their way round the farm they got to see the farm’s turkeys, geese, bison, Aberdeen angus cows and chickens. The group completed their visit in the Rhug playground.

Posted by Graham on 06/11/18, in Estate News

Rhug Estate – Everyone’s Cup of Tea when it’s Cold Outside

Now the clocks have gone back and the days start drawing in, visitors to Rhug will be able to enjoy the very best tea as the Estate introduces its own range of Rhug branded Organic Teas.

Posted by Graham on 21/10/18, in The Farm, Christmas

Local Choir sing to Rhug Estate Turkeys to help them taste delicious

The organic Turkey you eat from Rhug Farm, in Denbighshire, this Thanksgiving or Christmas will have been sung to by the local choir to ensure it tastes delicious.

Each year Rhug’s Turkeys listen to Classic FM on the radio every day to ensure a stress-free life but when the staff discovered they can turn the radio down themselves the local choir was brought in to sing to the birds.

Posted by Graham on 17/10/18, in Awards

Rhug Estate announced as Winners at Rural Business Awards 2018/19

Gareth Jones, Rhug Estate Farm Manager, won Rural Employee of the Year at last night’s Rural Business Awards Wales & Northern Ireland Region 2018/19 and Rhug Estate has come Runner-up in the Outstanding Rural Diversification Project category.

The Wales & Northern Ireland winners of the Rural Business Awards were announced on Tuesday night in Abergele. As the winner of the Wales region, Gareth will now go on to the Grand Final, to be held in Worcestershire in February 2019, where the winners from each category, in every region, will take part to win the overall national title.