We are pleased to announce John Alvis was presented with the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers’ Princess Royal Award by Her Royal Highness at Buckingham Palace on Thursday 3 March 2016.
The honour was made for his outstanding services to the UK dairy industry. Both John and Pauline Alvis went to Buckingham Palace to meet Princess Anne.
RABDF chairman, Mike King said: “John Alvis has made an enormous contribution to the dairy sector for over 50 years, he is highly respected and a great exemplar. John has always been ahead of the curve pioneering farming practices, whilst at the same time he has built a prestigious cheese brand both in the UK and international marketplace. His huge passion for the industry is reflected in his commitment to the next generation working with schools and the local community. Above all, John is always willing to engage. I believe he is a worthy winner of this award.”