R & V Emery

ABOUT

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.

 

COMPANY PROFILE

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.

Strawberries Their aim is to grow 1000 tonnes of strawberries per year, mainly Elsanta and Everbearer varieties. Production begins in glasshouses during mid-April and continues throughout the summer in polytunnels, with cropping finishing in glasshouses during December.

Blackberries Approximately 115 tonnes of blackberries are grown each year, of varieties Loch Ness and Karaka. From June to September, the crops are grown in pots under polytunnels with drip irrigation.

Blueberries R&V Emery produced their first crop of blueberries during 2008, with a total of 10,000 plants cropping. All the blueberries are grown in 25 litre pots under polytunnels with drip irrigation.

CONTACT

Website: www.emerysoftfruit.co.uk

Email: Richard Emery – richard-emery@btconnect.com Vernon Emery – strawberryvern@aol.com

Telephone:

R&V Emery Alders Farm Scallows Lane West Wellow Romsey SO51 6DX UK