Busby Partners Limited Located in the Midlands, Busby Partners are a family-run grower of arable crops and English Class 1 strawberries. Via Farm Fresh PO, they are the biggest single supplier of strawberries for Tesco Supermarket stores in their area.
Established in 1925, Cobrey Farms is a Chinn family partnership farming 1000 hectares in Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire and Suffolk. They grow Asparagus, blueberries, beans and rhubarb which are marketed into various supermarket chains via Farm Fresh PO.
A family business now expanded to 7 farms and Glasshouse Nurseries growing strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries through Farm Fresh PO for supply to UK supermarkets.
Father Andrew and son Joe joined Farm Fresh in August 2013, bringing the PO’s reach across to Cornwall. They farm approximately 900 acres of early potatoes, 750 acres of cereals and 30 acres of blueberries.
Winterwood Farms Limited Stephen & Jackie Taylor began growing produce in 1978 and now operate 12 farms in 4 countries, as well as packing the fruit from other PO members such as Polana and Hayle Farm on their site in Kent. All fruit grown by Winterwood Farms is marketed through Farm Fresh PO, with the exception of their produce from their South African farms which are marketed elsewhere.
Hall Hunter Partnership (Glass) owns modern glasshouses at its Chichester site growing strawberries and raspberries which are all marketed through Farm Fresh PO Ltd. The two former flower glasshouse complexes have now been expanded and now cover an area in excess of 100 acres.
Hall Hunter Portugal is FFPO’s newest member joining in June 2016 and will be focusing efforts on production of raspberries and blueberries.
Hayle Farm A family-run Kentish farm growing blackcurrants and gooseberries for distribution into UK multiples via Farm Fresh PO. The farm is also a large grower of top fruit and hops.
J W ALLEN & SONS – (Portwood Asparagus) is predominately an arable farming operation growing cereals and root crops in Central Norfolk and carrying out arable contracting services. They have been growing asparagus since 1985 which now covers 180 acres, of which around a third is under polythene to encourage early growth.
Polana Sp. z. o. o With three farms (one in the South East and two in the North West of Poland), Polana are the largest organic blueberry growers in the world for fresh pick fruit, and also the largest Blueberry growers in Poland of conventional fruit. In 2014, they produced 2000 tonnes, helping to confirm Farm Fresh PO as the largest supplier in Europe of both organic and conventional blueberries
R&V Emery Richard & Vernon Emery grow strawberries, blackberries and blueberries on their Hampshire farms for marketing via Farm Fresh PO, achieving Tesco Nurture Gold Standard and Assured Produce Accredited Grower status.
T&C Franke The Franke family arrived in the UK from the Netherlands in 1965, bringing with them agricultural experience gained from growing produce in glasshouses since the early 1900’s. They specialise in growing raspberries at their Nursery in Buckinghamshire for distribution via Farm Fresh PO
Joining Farm Fresh in March 2014, father and son partnership Victor and Will Aveling specialise in asparagus in Cambridgeshire.