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27 April 2023
Award presented and monarch's representative visits.

MANUFACTURER of machinery for for bagging and weighing potato crops, Agrimech, recently hosted the monarch’s representative in Norfolk when the county’s Lord-Lieutenant arrived to present the company with an award.

Lady Philippa Dannatt was accompanied by Deputy Lieutenant Melinda Raker and both were welcomed to Agrimech, on the borders of Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, by co-founders Belinda and Darren Smith who launched the business 14 years ago and have watched it grow and expand into international markets.

“It is an honour both to receive the award and to host the Lord-Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenant to show them what we do, and how we have built-up the business to become the success story it is today,” said Belinda.

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“We pride ourselves on our customer service and it has been lovely that the whole team has been able to be part of such a special visit. It is a way of celebrating their hard work and dedication as it is very  much a team effort and it’s been a day we won’t forget.”

Lady Dannatt and Mrs Raker were introduced to the Agrimech team, and had a tour of the site with Mr and Mrs Smith before the official presentation of the unique crystal bowl given to award recipients.

Guests from across the industry were also invited to the event and joined the Agrimech team for the official presentation.

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