Emerging leader award winner 2016

Entrepreneur and co-founder of one of Australia’s leading herb businesses, Jan Vydra has received the 2016 Rabobank Emerging Leader Award, recognising exceptional up-and-coming leadership in Australia and New Zealand’s food and agribusiness industries. Mr Vydra, executive director of Australian Fresh Leaf Herbs, was presented the trans-Tasman award at the annual…

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Casey business of the Year award 2016

This month the Team @ Fresh Leaf celebrated becoming this years Casey business of the year. Winners for the Casey Cardinia Business Awards 2016 were announced at a gala dinner held at the Cardinia Cultural Centre on Friday 16 September.It was a fantastic evening seeing Clyde based-business Australian Fresh Leaf…

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Coles Supplier Awards 2015

Coles rising star of the year award

The Coles Supplier Awards were announced at a gala dinner at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on September 9. The biggest ever Coles Supplier Awards celebrated excellence in providing merchandise, services and goods not for resale across the business. Coles Managing Director John Durkan paid tribute to Coles suppliers…

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Jan Vydra our CEO is granted a 2016 Nuffield scholarship

  It’s time to benchmark Fresh Leaf’s sustainable farming practices against the world Jan Vydra, from Melbourne in Victoria, receives a Nuffield Scholarship supported by The William Buckland Foundation. He will investigate innovative ways to boost the yields and sustainability of fresh herb and salad leaf production. Awarded the 2011 Australian Young Farmer of the…

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2011 Young Farmer of the Year Award

Australian Fresh Leaf Herbs Director Jan Vydra was awarded Australia’s Young Farmer of the Year Award. There were two other nominees up for the prestigious Award, and Jan was chosen because of his innovative approach to the industry. The Award was presented to Jan by Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and…

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