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Our Suppliers

Working together to serve our customers amazing produce and products.

We value the enduring partnerships we have with our suppliers.

Celebrating our great British Suppliers

We are committed to support our British suppliers and we buy British whenever possible.

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BRITISH PRODUCE

We offer you an outstanding range and are totally committed to bringing you the Best of British.

Hammond Produce

The Hammond family have been farming in the UK since 1900. They produce over 50,000 tonnes of fresh vegetables each year. They supply us with a range of delicious root vegetables as well as leeks, rhubarb, savoy & green cabbage, spring greens and kales.

Berry Gardens

Berry Gardens supply Fresh Direct’s customers with the very best high-quality berries, cherries, and plums. Founded 50 years, Berry Gardens are a co-operative of British berry growers, and the UK’s largest supplier of the nation’s berries and cherries, supplying fruit to all major UK retailers, food service and convenience outlets in the UK. Berry Garden’s, as a co-operative, champion sustainable farming and make it their mission to ensure consumers can enjoy high-quality berries 365 days a year.

Red Star Growers

Established in 1900, family-owned Red Star Growers covers 1500 acres of the Worcestershire countryside. Situated in the Vale of Evesham, Red Star have 300 acres dedicated to growing Asparagus.  Red Star also operate sites in Nottinghamshire and Shropshire.

Westlands

With over 80 years of experience, Westlands produce speciality tomatoes, leaves, edible flowers, micro leaf, tender leaf and samphire. They are based in Evesham.

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Greencell

They supply Fresh Direct year-round with avocados sourced from Africa and South America. Based in Spalding Lincolnshire, they actively seek to improve the lives of their employees and the communities in which they operate.

Chiquita

Fresh Direct’s partnership supplier for bananas. They are a leading global company, committed to sustainable farming and biodiversity. They supply us with the highest quality produce possible while respecting and protecting the environment.

E Park & Sons

Established in 1924, E Park & Sons is one of the UK’s few remaining family-owned potato businesses. They are based in Macclesfield & Doncaster and their potatoes are grown by local farmers.

Bryan’s Salads

Founded in 1959, they are now led by the fifth generation of the family. Based in Lancashire, they produce leaf salads. From planting to harvesting it takes approximately 6-12 weeks.

A H Worth

Established in 1895 and based in Spalding Lincolnshire, A H Worth mainly produce potatoes, but they also grow onions, leeks and sweetcorn. 

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M Leggate & Sons

Established in the 1940’s, M Leggate & Sons are a highly respected family business who have been supplying Fresh Direct with broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale and cavolo nero for over 5 years.

Naylors

Naylors, based in Spalding, began trading in 1909. They supply Fresh Direct with red, white, green, savoy and pinkstar cabbage. In the early 1970’s when coleslaw was introduced into Britain from the US, they started to grow coleslaw cabbage, a product they are still renowned for today.

Len Wrights

Len began growing salads in the mid 1960’s on just 2 acres of land at Tarleton Moss in the heart of England’s salad garden. In 1990 he started growing tomatoes and now produces some 2.8 million kilos of speciality fruit each year under 31 acres of glass.

PC Thorolds

Established in the 1940’s and based in Lincolnshire, PC Thorolds grow broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and brussel sprouts. The family business now has over 3,000 acres to grow their products.

De Groot

William de Groot started trading in the early 1930’s. The UK base was established in 2007 in Kent. They supply Fresh Direct with apples. They are a leading player in the fresh produce industry, with four climate-controlled locations totalling 40,000 square meters.

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Stonegate Farmers

Established in 1926, the business was bought by the current owner in 2006. Based in Chippenham, they supply Fresh Direct with shell and liquid eggs, sourcing their product from over 200 UK farms.

Stewarts

The Stewart family have farmed at Tofthill, in Perth since 1930 and are the largest grower of swede in the UK. They have 50 sites in the UK, with the capacity to harvest 1200 tonnes of swede a day.

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Sun Salads Ltd.

Established in 1988 and based in Dorset, Sun Salads have been  supplying Fresh Direct with watercress for over 8 years. It can take over 8-10 weeks to grow from seed to harvest, depending on the time of year and climate.