Trade Associations 

At Zest, we are proud to belong to the key trade associations which help, inspire and inform our industry.

Our Head of Business Support, Alwyn Williams, is on the governing council of the Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association (LOFA).

We work closely with all our trade association partners – the HTA, GCA and GIMA to glean consumer information, promote our industry and support the garden leisure sector.

The Garden Centre Association  

The GCA provides support to garden centres to ensure they remain the most progressive and the best in the UK and also offers benefits to industry suppliers. 

Garden Industry Manufacturer’s Association

GIMA members are part of a dynamic community of companies, all focused on the gardening industry. With access to extensive business benefits and market information. 

Horticultural Trades Association

The HTA are all about supporting UK garden businesses and proud to count 1,400 garden retailers, growers, manufacturers and landscapers as members.

Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association

LOFA represent the best brands within the UK garden leisure market. Its goal is to support and promote the commercial and industrial interests of its members, which include suppliers of garden furniture, barbecues, and fire pits.  


About Zest 

Zest is a British, family-run, fifth generation business and for over 35 years we have been designing and manufacturing sustainable, environmentally-friendly timber products using wood sourced from responsibly managed forests in Europe.

Our award-winning, sustainable, slow grown softwood range is the result of years of dedication, innovation and unrivalled expertise in creating garden products that deliver beauty, quality, and durability.

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