Onions

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Different cuts of red & white Onions:

Growing Partners

Bedfordshire Growers is a farmer owned Co-operative, formed in 1963. They retain a strong ethos of supporting local growers and supplying crops grown to the very highest technical and environmental standards. As well as onions, other crops grown are leafy salads, potatoes and brassicas. Their site extends over 98 acres, including adjacent farmland, and comprises of 3 packhouses fitted with modern crop grading and packing equipment, cold stores with distribution bays, and long term controlled atmosphere stores.

Suffolk Produce Ltd is a business owned by a group of 11 family farms, working in co-operation to supply the UK fresh produce market with vegetables. It operates on a 30,000 acre, irrigated sand and land base on the Suffolk coast and specialises in onions, carrots, parsnips and swede. The soil type and location allows it to major on early production and reliable supply, particularly in wet conditions.

The farms are blessed with outstanding environmental features, including an ancient pollarded oak forest, vast areas of natural heathland and numerous estuaries along the Suffolk Heritage Coast.

Varieties Grown

Brown Onions
Sturon for sets. Wellington for Drilled.

Red Onions
Red Baron for sets (this moving toward Red Spark as well), Red Spark for Drilled.

Production Solutions

Since 1959, Alfred G Pearce Ltd have delivered bulk processing solutions to food manufactures, handling 70,000 tonnes of vegetable products annually.

Crops are processed direct from the field, along with growing partners within a state-of-the-art purpose-built Processing Centre.

Vegetable washing, grading and storage - through to final preparation and packaging - is all undertaken under one roof with full traceability control from seed to factory production line and dispatch.

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Quality Management System: Field to Fork Great British Carrots Linking Environment and Farming British Retail Consortium Soil Association Organic Standard Assured Produce NHS 5-a-day Red Tractor