Milestones

 

 
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A Pearson & Sons Tomato
Growers are formed

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Our first retail customer takes delivery of Cheshire grown tomatoes

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First UK grower to introduce CHP & C02 extraction for the growing of tomatoes

First UK grower to import Polish tomatoes for sale in UK retail

APS Salads Ltd is formed

18,000 sq ft packing facility opened in Middlewich

Middlewich site capacity increased by 100%

First tomato grower in the world to have a fully closed loop Anaerobic Digestion system

UK growing capacity expanded by over 100%

Acquisition of Europa Nurseries, Kent 6.7 hectares with planning for a further 11.3 hectares

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Commenced building 5.7 hectares of glasshouses at Europa  Nurseries, Kent

5.7 hectares now in production with an industry leading 15 mWe Combined Heat and Power Plant

3.3 mWe Combined Heat and Power Plant installed at Alderley Edge site

Acquisition of Wight Salads Ltd - 26.3 hectares of glasshouses on the Isle of Wight and a packing facility at Chichester

Industry leading LED lighting technology installed on the Isle of Wight

Acqusition of Tees Valley Nurseries and Branfield Nursery from North Bank Growers

22 mWe Combined Heat and Power Plant installed on the Isle of Wight

6.6 mWe Combined Heat and Power Plant at Tees Valley