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Harvest time.

This year’s harvest is progressing well and will be finished mid-late October. We have enjoyed the autumn sunshine and largely…

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New coldstore.

We recently completed construction on a new 12 chamber cold store at Howt Green Farm, near Sittingbourne, ready to house…

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Investment in greater automation.

We have taken a step closer to greater automation across our business with the delivery of our largest individual order of Mechanical…

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New and old.

As spring has finally arrived and we are surrounded by beautiful frothy white pear blossom you may wonder how fruit…

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Helpful habitats.

It is really important to provide the right habitat to encourage ‘beneficial bugs’ in our orchards. Did you know there…

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Environment awareness.

Our orchard teams do a fantastic job under the watchful eye of Technical Director Nigel Stewart. They are outcome rain…

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Just chillin’.

Whilst the cold winter snap isn’t to everyone’s taste, one person is delighted to see the arrival of the really…

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Two million new trees.

The winter is a very busy time in our orchards, as our growing team are planting new trees…and lots of…

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Thank you to our seasonal team.

Skilled seasonal workers are the lifeblood of the horticulture sector here in the UK and without them, we would not…

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Big is beautiful.

Thanks to lots of rain and sunshine during July and August here in Kent, a typical English summer….our apples are…

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We are growing.

We have expanded our fruit growing business with the acquisition of eight new farms in Medway and Swale and the East…

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Harvest 2017 begins.

Slightly earlier than usual here in the Weald of Kent, we have begun harvesting, (16 August) at Griffins Farm, Sutton Valance and…

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