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Fruit Focus takes place at East Malling Research Centre, New Road, East Malling, Kent, ME19 6BJ

Wednesday 19th July
Opening times are 09:00 to 17:00

TICKETS
Cost £10 and are available to buy in advance or on the day. For more information click here.

UK VISITORS
Car: East Malling Research Centre is near junctions 4 & 5 of the M20. Train: The nearest station is East Malling Station.

INTERNATIONAL VISITORS
Car Ferry: Nearest ports: Folkestone (15 miles) and Dover (23 miles)
Train: Ebbsfleet International Rail Station - Eurostar connection (18 miles), Channel Tunnel - Folkestone (12 miles)
Airports: Gatwick (61 miles) and Heathrow (83 miles)

Visiting Fruit Focus
Event Guide

CAR PARKING
Car parking is free. Please follow all road signs and the directions of the event marshalls. Special Assistance parking is available close to the entrance for visitors displaying the official blue disability badge.

EVENT GUIDE
A FREE Event Guide produced and distributed by Fresh Produce Journal and a copy will be available on arrival. 

CATERING
Located around the Event and highlighted in the event guide.

CASH POINTS
There are no cash points available on the event site.

CHILDREN
Fruit Focus is a trade event with lots of working machinery; children are therefore not encouraged to attend. They will not be refused entry but require their own ticket if over the age of 15.

ACCOMMODATION
There are a number of hotels, B&B's and guesthouses close to the Event. Please search any online booking agents using the event postcode: ME19 6BJ to find one nearby.

DOGS
Only assistance dogs will be permitted to the event. 

Welcome to Fruit Focus

BASIS and NRoSO

There were 12 BASIS and 2 NRoSo points available at Fruit Focus 2016.  Visitors were able to claim a maximum of 6 BASIS points from the BASIS stand, NIAB EMR Research Tours and Forums. NRoSO points were available from the organisers office. 

Details on points at Fruit Focus 2017 will be available from April. 

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