The 2019 Winners  

Find out more about the winning businesses for the Cornwall Business Awards 2019 and why they made it to the top out of hundreds of entries in the fourteen categories.

 

Ambassador of the Year sponsored by Corserv

The School for Social Entrepreneurs, Cornwall

The School for Social Entrepreneurs, Cornwall

SSE Cornwall supports individuals to gain the skills and expertise they need to help build a fair and equal society where the potential of all people is fully realised.

Best Business with a Purpose sponsored by Eden Project

St Petrocs

St Petrocs

St Petrocs works to end street homelessness in Cornwall by providing accommodation, support, advice, training and resettlement services to single homeless people.

Best Customer Service sponsored by St Austell Brewery

Blue Flame Heating

Blue Flame Heating

Founded in 1988 the firm support over 12,000 domestic, commercial and landlord customers with gas, electrical, oil, solid fuel, renewable and plumbing solutions.

Best Family Business sponsored by St Austell Printing Company

Colwith Farm Distillery Ltd

Colwith Farm Distillery Ltd

Colwith Farm Distillery is Cornwall’s first plough to bottle distillery – crafting premium vodka and gin from scratch using produce grown on our 5th generation family farm, nestled in Lanlivery.

Best Marketing Campaign sponsored by CEG

DCA Public Relations

DCA Public Relations

DCA Public Relations offers PR, digital marketing, media relations, high-level stakeholder engagement, content creation, planning/development support and public consultations.

Their campaign was for client St Ives Business Improvement District to address negative attitudes to seagulls.

Best New Business sponsored by Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership

Pitched

Pitched

Pitched works specifically with UK holiday parks and campsites. Offering holiday park booking software developed solely in-house, alongside their creative offerings of websites, design and digital media. 

Best Place to Work sponsored by Cornwall College Business Training

Bluefruit Software

Bluefruit Software

Bluefruit Software are leading software specialists based in the UK delivering software engineering solutions for 18 years. 

Business Leader of the Year sponsored by Unlocking Potential

Laura Whyte MD of Whyfield

Laura Whyte MD of Whyfield

Laura Whyte is Managing Director of Whyfield, one of region’s fastest growing digital accountancy practices. 

Circular Economy sponsored by Tevi

Cultivate Cornwall CIC

Cultivate Cornwall CIC

Cultivate Cornwall CIC was formed in 2016 mainly working with industry textile waste they use this to bring education, employment, engagement and environment to help communities grow.

Exporter of the Year sponsored by Cornwall Trade and Investment

Ideal Foods Ltd

Ideal Foods Ltd

Ideal Foods is a family run, international seafood company,  with expertise in salmon co-products, shellfish, whitefish procurement and the high-risk baby food sector.

Growth Business of the Year sponsored by Access to Finance

Bluefruit Software

Bluefruit Software

Bluefruit Software are leading software specialists based in the UK delivering software engineering solutions for 18 years.

Product of the Year sponsored by Business Cornwall

Oltco Ltd

Oltco Ltd

Oltco is the UK’s leading independent resin floor specialist. With 15 years’ experience, Oltco offers outstanding products including resin driveways, patios, paths and pool surrounds.

Their product is Recycle Bound – the world’s first driveway solution utilising waste plastic which is already in circulation. Each square metre consists of the equivalent of 3,000 plastic straws

Sole Trader of the Year sponsored by The Growth Hub

Nick Eagles - Sports 4 Tots

Nick Eagles - Sports 4 Tots

Sports 4 Tots deliver sports classes to children between 2 and 7 years old. We specialise in getting young children active and engaged in sport at an early age and teach in a fun and inspiring way.

Young Business Person of the Year sponsored by Truro and Penwith College 

Claire Mason from Kernow Fires

Claire Mason from Kernow Fires

Claire Mason works at Kernow Fires who have been supplying and fitting wood burning stoves in Cornwall for almost two decades. 

Business of the Year

Cornwall Air Ambulance

Cornwall Air Ambulance

Cornwall Air Ambulance flies more than 800 lifesaving missions each year throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.