JW Allen and Sons
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. The crop is prepared and packed in a modern purpose built packhouse facility on the farm, using a computerised grading system. All staff are housed on site to ensure continuity. They are accredited with the Assured Produce Scheme and have been active members of the Asparagus Growers Association for over 30 years.