During the UK growing season, all our produce is grown and supplied 100% from our own six UK sites - a total of 109.5 acres of UK high specification growing, packing and grading facilities.
28 acres of speciality tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers – conventional and organic, as well as packing and grading facilities
20 acres of speciality tomato production with another 35 acres of proposed production approved
15.5 acres of pepper production, partially rebuilt to modern high specification glass
5 acres of dedicate organic production - cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes
6 acres of dedicate organic production - cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes
36 acres cucumber production and some speciality tomatoes
All our UK sites are accredited by the Red Tractor Farm Assurance Fresh Produce scheme (formerly AP). Our three UK sites with organic production areas – Nazeing, Waltham Abbey and Smallford – are accredited by the Soil Association. Our pack house at our Smallford site is accredited by the British Retail Consortium (“BRC”) and Soil Association.
Between October and March, we switch production to our nurseries in Spain and other countries that allow us to maintain the continuity of a full 52 week supply with full control over traceability. With a total of 175.5 acres, they’re partly owned and partly run with strategic partners who grow in exactly the same ways and to the same high quality standards as we do in the UK. The temperature-controlled vehicle fleet delivering nationally and internationally is the same to keep produce fresh. With flexible planning we can also manage the production of short term crops.
25 acres of Piccolo tomato and Ramiro pepper production
14.5 acres of organic high specification poly tunnel production with pipe rail heating
24 acres of air-heated plastic with a roof height extension and a new recent grading / packing facility
24 acres of high specification poly tunnel production with heating for sweet vine ripened tomatoes and Sunstream on the vine
Pepper/tomato/cucumber production of all colours, with a new purpose-built packing facility
Conventional and organic pepper and tomato production for the winter season
Production of peppers and baby plum tomatoes
Production of peppers and tomatoes
Our Spanish partners are accredited to EurepGAP and CAAE where required for organic product.