Young Poultry Person of the YearThe Clive Frampton Memorial Award
Congratulations to Jim Wilson, the 2018 winner. The search is now on for the 2019 winner
Are you under 40, dynamic and making an impact on your business or the egg and poultry industry in general? Or do you know somebody who is?
If so, the organisers of the Egg and Poultry Industry Conference (EPIC) want to hear from you.
The award, was set up in 2012 in memory of renowned egg processor Clive Frampton, former owner of Frampton’s egg processing business, who passed away in 2012. The award is made annually in to recognise the efforts of some of the up and coming stars in our industry.
Candidates for 2019’s trophy, who must be under 40 but may come from any part of the egg and poultry supply chain, will be assessed on the following criteria:
- Contribution to the candidate’s company in particular, and the poultry industry in general.
- Policies, programmes and innovations initiated by the candidate that have significantly enhanced productivity or otherwise furthered the interests of the poultry industry.
The winner will be invited to attend the 2019 conference and the preconference international buffet as a special guest of the committee.
To enter or make a nomination
If you wish to enter or make a nomination, details of the closing date for 2019 will be released soon, but can write below stating in up to 500 words why the candidate you’re nominating deserves the award:
Send nominations to:
- Philip Clarke of Poultry World at firstname.lastname@example.org,
- Copying in Aaron Patel of the British Egg Industry Council, email email@example.com
- And Shraddha Kaul of the British Poultry Council at SKaul@britishpoultry.org.uk
Details on previous winners
For someone of his age Jim has already dedicated a significant portion of his life to poultry and has accumulated a good level of experience and knowledge.read more
This year’s competition – now into its sixth year – attracted four very high calibre candidates, who had the judges scratching their heads for some considerable time.read more
Cheshire poultry farmer Dr Steven Pace who farms with his family at Medhurst Green Farm Congleton has recently been awarded the NFU Poultry Industry Program (PIP) award and the Egg and Poultry Industry Conference (EPIC) Young Poultry Person of the Year award - a...read more
The name L J Fairburn will be familiar to many in the industry - particularly those in the egg sector. The company is based in Lincolnshire and, under Daniel Fairburn’s leadership, has achieved amazing growth in the past 10 years. Having broken away from Noble Foods...read more
In 2014 the winner of the EPIC Young Poultry Person of the Year Award was Mrs Rebecca Tonks. When Christine and Richard Tonks left dairy farming thirty years ago and began producing eggs on Ventonwyn Farm in the heart of the Cornish countryside, little did they know...read more
In 2013 the winner was poultry vet Phil Hammond, who is an exceptional veterinarian who has dedicated his professional life to the poultry industry with great enthusiasm. He has also been recongised by the world’s poultry veterinarians, as 2013’s winner of the World...read more
Matthew Davies of integrated egg producers David Davies and Co, picked up the inaugural EPIC Young Poultry Person of the Year Award.read more
All about Clive:
Renowned egg processor Clive Frampton, former owner of Frampton’s egg processing business, who passed away in 2012.
“Clive Frampton was a man of vision and always had a mind to the future” said EPIC chairman John Cessford. “It is for this reason that nominations are invited for candidates under the age of 40.
“Whilst Clive was a highly successful and huge supporter of the UK egg sector in particular, he was equally a major figure in the UK and Europe’s poultry industry” added Mr Cessford.
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