Jonathon Jones


Selling tea to China and other British Country House Innovations

About Jonathon Jones

MD, Tregothnan Trading. Voted in top ten influential business leaders of Cornwall and famous for pioneering and establishing the first home-grown tea company.

Known as the ‘business botanist’ for his green fingers and experience in both botany and business. ‘Creating the right conditions for growth has never been more exciting’. He believes rural businesses can grow as global players and has given numerous media interviews and lectures on this particular passion. He serves on a number of boards in the UK including Plimsoll Publishing, the world leader in business intelligence.

Awarded the Goodman Cup for ‘outstanding contribution to Cornish Horticulture’ and multiple prizes for strategy and entrepreneurship. He is currently training for the Australian downwind windsurfing marathon having been part of the first team to windsurf the north coast of Brazil in 2014 and is windsurfing from Lands End to the Scilly Isles for the first time in 2016 for Cancer Research.

Rare insights to the best publicised Country House Innovations of our times.

The secrets of success and the exciting future for this awakening economic giant. Country Houses and rural estates that want to be the new Tregothnan- why?

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