Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders

The NextGen Fruit Group is a charitable foundation that is committed to driving young people into the fruit industry. The group meets between 3 and 4 times a year at a variety of events that it organises for the members. The group has four key ambitions:

  • Educating its members through a variety of events, visits and seminars

  • Bringing young people together - creating a powerful and meaningful networking group

  • Encouraging the next generation of Industry leaders

  • Through charitable giving, it provides young people with the opportunities to join the fruit industry.

The industry has a responsibility to support its young people in a positive way, to show them there is a real career opportunity in the fruit industry and that the rewards for ambitious, quality and hardworking well connected people are very real.


Core Values

Fun - In everything we do

Respect - For one another

Understanding - Learning and education

Inspire- Each other, and the next generation

Trust - The key to the groups continued success

Sustainability - Building the foundations for tomorrow

Our Vision

  • To be a pioneering group of young people who are challenging today’s impossible

  • Grow membership to 350 young people

  • Create an environment that encourages positive networking and building relationships

  • Provide insightful events that further educate our membership

  • Engage with the fruit industry in delivering in an ethically, environmentally and economically sustainable future

  • Give back to the industry via a charitable programme