LJ Betts have been growing salad leaves since 1930 at Church Farm in Offham, near Maidstone, Kent. With 90 years experience it is no surprise that year after year they produce a wide variety of brilliant whole head and leaf salad.
Over the past 4 years they have significantly invested into state of the art packing facilities and innovating the way crops are planted and picked.
When the season ends in the UK, Betts supply us with salads and leaves from their farms in Spain.
Fiona and Hugh Boucher of Newlands Farm are a strawberry and apple dynasty!
Hugh’s family have been growing in Norton, near Faversham, for 50 years and Fiona’s family has just celebrated 125 years of growing.
Newlands Farm grows more than 250 tonnes of strawberries a year on 18 acres and in 2017, Newlands Farm won the Taste of Kent Award for the Tastiest Strawberry with the Jubilee variety of strawberry.
The Dyas family have lived and farmed at Sevenscore since 1966 and is situated at the base of the Isle of Thanet in East Kent.
The farm has various soil types, from shallow soils over chalk on the top of Thanet, through deep brick earth to the silts and clays of the marshes next to the River Stour. They are therefore able to grow a variety of crops from combinable ones such as wheat, peas and linseed, to vegetables like onions, cauliflower, cabbage, purple sprouting broccoli and importantly asparagus.
We have joined forces with The Kent Egg Co to provide free range eggs fresh from their farms across Kent. All eggs are Lion marked which is your guarantee that they are quality eggs laid by British hens vaccinated against Salmonella.
In addition all of our eggs are RSPCA assured, guaranteeing the highest welfare standards.
All eggs are laid,checked and packed in Kent.
John Aspinall bought Walmestone Growers near Wingham in the 1980's as a run down nursery with 4 old glasshouses with no heating or irrigation. Over the course of 30 years they have added an additional 3,500 sq m of polytunnels, computerised irrigation, new packing shed and cold store. Today they supply a wide variety of quality produce to the Aspinall wild animal parks in Kent, as well as us and other outlets.
Walmestone Growers grow over 30 different crops and 20 different herbs each year and
we can expect produce such as pak choi, radish, chard, tomatoes, broad breans, kohl rabi, peppers and aubergines from Walmestone.
Situated in the heart of the Kentish countryside, Cherry Tree Farm is renowned for supplying top quality specialist salad. Led by James Perkins, every salad leaf is lovingly tended to insure maximum taste.
Situated in Appledore, their baby leaf selection of mizuna, red chard, tatsoi, red streak mustard, salad cress, bulls blood and pak choi is picked fresh to order giving optimum freshness and flavour, whilst the wild garlic with its earthy, subtle flavour is foraged by James for us.
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