Monthly Archives: September 2010

It’s British Food Fortnight!

Celebrate the best of British Food and Produce – here are some top tips to help you discover the diverse and delicious range! Click here

Here at Agratech Towers, we were well impressed with the Tomato and Sweetcorn soup, made with goodies from our Abel & Cole box!!! We adapted this recipe by using corn from three cobs(boiled) and five large British tomatoes chopped, added teaspoon of sugar, and a smidgen more tomato puree!!! Yummy

Courtesy of Love British Food

Saltex Visitor Numbers Down

IOG Saltex visitor figures 2010 – down 33%

saltex visitor numbers

You can see from the photo how quiet the aisles were at times, but below are the visitor numbers (unaudited) to the IOG Saltex show at Windsor Racecourse September 7-9 2010 – audited visitor numbers for the previous five years are shown below.


Day 1 – 2,709
Day 2 – 3,599
Day 3 – 2,650 (estimated)*
Total – 8,958
Exhibitors – 400

Here is the IOG's official video from 2009

 For the preceding five years, ABC audited figures do not provide a daily breakdown of visitor numbers nor do they record exhibitors.

Total visitors – 13,402
Exhibitors – 500

Total visitors – 11,564

Total visitors – 13,504

Total visitors – 12,926

Total visitors – 15,139

Decline over one year:
2009/10 – 33%

Decline over six years:
2005-2010 – 40.82%

Information sources: ABC and Institute of Groundsmanship. *Will be updated as soon as the figures are provided by the IOG press office.

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