The Hammond family have been farming in the UK since 1900. They produce over 50,000 tonnes of fresh vegetables each year. They supply us with a range of delicious root vegetables as well as leeks, rhubarb, savoy & green cabbage, spring greens and kales.
“Secure tenure and careful management of our high quality land assets is key to long term sustainable food production” Jon Hammond
Berry Gardens produce berries, cherries and plumbs. They were founded over 40 years ago in 1972 and is the UK’s leading berry and stone fruit and production group, supplying all of Britain’s leading retailers. They teamed up with Fresh Direct in November 2020. They ensure the shortest route to market and complete transparency in the supply chain. They partner with growers throughout the UK and can now produce strawberries and raspberries from May to October and blackberries from June to September. British blueberries are now grown from mid-June to September. (Pictured: Rob & Oli Pascall (Clockhouse Farm, Kent)
Established in 2007, Cheesemakers of Canterbury are suppliers of locally sourced full flavoured award-winning cheese. They use traditional methods for all their dairy products.
Their cheese is made from unpasteurised British Friesian cow’s milk at the newly refurbished Dargate dairy site, Lamberhurst farm near Canterbury.
Over the past 90 years since the company lay its foundations in 1928, Clarence Court have dedicated their time to producing the highest quality eggs from a variety of birds. All of their birds are cared for to the highest standard by dedicated, individual specialist farmers to ensure they are in the best health and comply with a gold star welfare criteria.
Clarence Court offer the widest range of eggs sold in Britain. From their traditional breed hens producing the iconic Old Cotswold Legbar with its pastel coloured shell and rich, golden yolk, the bronze-shelled and deliciously creamy Burford Brown, all the way to a range of seasonal delights.
Among their seasonal range are ostrich, goose, guinea fowl and pheasant eggs.
Located along the Helford River in Gweek, Cornwall.
Committed to providing quality shellfish, hold provenance at their heart and pride themselves on sustainable fishing practices.
Members of Shellfish Association of Great Britain and Cornwall Wildlife Trust Good Seafood Guide.
Established in 1900, family-owned Red Star Growers covers 1500 acres of the Worcestershire countryside. Situated in the Vale of Evesham, Red Star have 300 acres dedicated to growing Asparagus. Red Star also operate sites in Nottinghamshire and Shropshire.
The Vale of Evesham provides the perfect microclimate with light sandy soil and good drainage, excellent conditions for Asparagus growth. Woodfield farm is adjacent to the River Avon and delivers an excellent supply of water.
It takes 2 years from planting the asparagus crown to harvest the first crop, and the land has to be committed to for 10 years or more to establish a healthy growth of top quality produce.