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King’s Awards for Cornish Businesses

Three Cornish businesses have been recognized at this year’s King’s Award for Enterprise.

Teagle Machinery, Made for Life Organics and Lynher Dairies are among 252 companies nationwide to receive the award this year and will be invited to a royal reception at Windsor Castle in July.

The King’s Enterprise Awards are the UK’s most prestigious business awards. The awards were first established in 1965 and since then more than 7,000 companies have achieved an award. The awards celebrate the success of exciting and innovative businesses that lead the way with pioneering products or services, deliver impressive social mobility programs or demonstrate their commitment to best practices in sustainable development. They are the UK’s highest official awards for British business.

Teagle, an agricultural machinery specialist with more than 80 years’ experience, won the award for international trade.

The award highlights exceptional growth in key overseas markets such as France, Ireland, the US and Germany, with recent expansions into India, Thailand, Vietnam, Chile and China. Export sales now account for over 50% of total revenues.

Made for Life Organics founder Amanda Winwood

Teagle’s success stems from continuous design innovation and a dedication to manufacturing quality products, evident in its industry-leading “Tomahawk” bale processors used in over 120 countries.

MD Tom Teagle said: “The King’s Award for International Trade is one of the biggest awards any company can receive and the success we have achieved illustrates the vital role that small businesses like Teagle can play in the reputation of UK manufacturing.

“This award marks a milestone in the company’s history and is welcome at a time when farmers around the world are facing significant challenges.”

Made for Life and Lynher both won awards in the Sustainable Development category.

Made for Life CEO and founder Amanda Winwood said: “We are absolutely delighted to receive the prestigious King’s Award for Sustainable Development. We are the first organic skin care brand and touch therapy training provider for those living with cancer and other long-term health issues to win this special award. It is an incredible recognition.

“The Made for Life team has always been very proud of what we have achieved – both in terms of caring for the planet and the well-being of people. This award proves that the Kings Awards are inclusive and that you don’t have to be big in numbers to be great and change lives… for the better.”

Lynher Dairies, producers of the iconic Cornish Yarg cheese and world champion Cornish Kern cheese, has been chosen as a shining example of a proactive and resilient rural business living on for 21 years.St century.

Owner Catherine Mead said the entire dairy team was honored to receive the UK’s most prestigious business award.

“We continually manage our social and environmental impact as a business and the Kings Award process held us accountable, requiring us to examine and prove our sustainability efforts to the nth degree,” she said.

Catherine Mead

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