The primary objective of the Trust is

The advancement of science for public benefit, primarily through the support of research and development, particularly in the fields of horticultural and other plant-based disciplines.



26 Nov

£1 million for Horticulture Research

 Trust grants £1 million for horticulture research The East Malling Trust has unveiled a £1m fund to support scientific work. The new Director’s Grant will enable NIAB EMR, part of NIAB Group, to support five years of scientific research aimed at developing new varieties of soft and top fruit, as well as looking at how [Read more..]

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16 Sep

Progress on £30m project praised by local MP

14 September 2021 Progress on £30m project praised by local MP The team at NIAB EMR welcomed local MP Tom Tugendhat and Cllr Matt Boughton, Leader of Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, for a behind the scenes look at progress on construction of new modern research glasshouses and plant growth facilities using the latest environmental [Read more..]

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12 Sep

Apples & People

Apples & People explores the astonishing story of the apple, connecting its diverse history to humanity and culture. Based upon a newly commissioned global map of the apple which traces a network of stories from the ancient world to the present day, this online programme and associated social media will reveal just how significant and [Read more..]

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The East Malling Trust
Bradbourne House
East Malling
ME19 6DZ