Berry Gardens News

All the latest from us and our farmers

2018 Season and Business Development

2018 Season and Business Development

The berry category continues to grow at an enviable rate compared to the rest of the fruit market.  According to ...
Success at the Horticulture Week Business Awards

Success at the Horticulture Week Business Awards

Berry Gardens Growers enjoyed a successful night at the inaugural Horticulture Week Business awards with two wins – A R ...
A Business Fit for the Future

A Business Fit for the Future

Berry Gardens Grower Limited invited its grower members to attend its 46th Annual General Meeting. The co-operative has once again ...
Berry Gardens’ Gender Pay Gap Report

Berry Gardens’ Gender Pay Gap Report

Please click on the link below to access Berry Gardens' gender pay gap report for 2017. BG's 2017 GPG ...
Step Change in Extending Shelf Life

Step Change in Extending Shelf Life

Berry Gardens are delighted to announce the signing of an arrangement with Anacail Ltd to exclusively use their Ozone technology ...
Fruit Development Packs Economic Punch for Kent

Fruit Development Packs Economic Punch for Kent

The start of construction work on a new £18m fruit packing warehouse in Kent has been described as a major ...
An Early Season With Many highs!

An Early Season With Many highs!

Berry Gardens has enjoyed an early strawberry season this year – with the first pick on the 28th February! Alastair ...
Berry Gardens Winning Formula

Berry Gardens Winning Formula

Berry Gardens Growers Limited held its 45th Annual General Meeting at the Mercure Hotel, Maidstone on 27th April 2017. Berry ...
A Berry Good Night

A Berry Good Night

Berry Gardens enjoyed four wins at The Grower Awards this year, including Variety of the Year, with Driscoll’s® Victoria™, Place ...
Updated Registered Office Details

Updated Registered Office Details

The registered offices of Berry Gardens Growers Limited has been amended to: Berry Gardens Growers Limited Berry Gardens Packhouse, Redwall ...
Berry Gardens supports Local Charity

Berry Gardens supports Local Charity

Berry Gardens Ltd, located near to Maidstone, have raised £1,300 for the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance as their ...
Proposed New Packing and Distribution Facility

Proposed New Packing and Distribution Facility

Berry Gardens Ltd is currently exploring the potential of new premises at Wares Farm, Redwall Lane to support its ongoing ...
Sweet Blackberries and Blueberries

Sweet Blackberries and Blueberries

“Sweet blackberries as a category didn’t really exist a few years ago and although blackberries overall remain the smallest category ...
British Cherries

British Cherries

“Over the last few years we have seen many growers investing in orchards and trialling different growing methods to meet ...
2016 – A Moving Feast

2016 – A Moving Feast

“This season has certainly kept up on our toes with the mild winter, colder than normal spring and unpredictable weather ...
Berry Gardens Banking – Change to HSBC

Berry Gardens Banking – Change to HSBC

Following a review of the Co-operatives banking requirements we have taken the decision to move our business from RBS to ...
Berry Gardens Growers Rewarded with Record Rebate

Berry Gardens Growers Rewarded with Record Rebate

Berry Gardens Growers Limited held its 44th Annual General Meeting at the Hilton Hotel in Tewskesbury on the 28th April ...
Grower Awards 2016

Grower Awards 2016

Congratulations to AJ & CI Snell winning Soft Fruit Grower of the Year at the Grower Awards ceremony this year.  ...
Berry Growth is Just The Beginning

Berry Growth is Just The Beginning

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British Cherries At Their Best

British Cherries At Their Best

“The cherry market is very exciting at the moment with many growers investing in orchards trialling different growing methods, and ...
Season Update – Raspberries and Blueberries

Season Update – Raspberries and Blueberries

“Raspberries have had a fantastic year so far, with Kantar1 showing value growth of +16% year on year with both ...
Every Year Unique

Every Year Unique

“Whilst this season has generally been later than last year due to the cold snap in late spring eating quality ...
Berry Gardens Record Year

Berry Gardens Record Year

Berry Gardens Growers Limited held its 43rd Annual General Meeting at the Royal Windsor Race Course on 27th April 2015. ...
Berry Garden’s Unrivalled Success at Grower Awards 2015

Berry Garden’s Unrivalled Success at Grower Awards 2015

Berry Garden’s Unrivalled Success at Grower Awards 2015 Berry Garden Growers enjoyed an outstanding night at the Grower Awards last ...
Blueberries Coming of Age and New Kid on the Block

Blueberries Coming of Age and New Kid on the Block

“UK Blueberries are forecast to have the longest season ever this year, thanks to significant investment in production by Berry ...
Super Strawberry Season

Super Strawberry Season

“This year has been in complete contrast to 2013 with the UK strawberry season starting three weeks early following an ...
Raspberry Perfection

Raspberry Perfection

“Raspberries have followed a similar pattern to strawberries this year and we have enjoyed an early season”, says Nicholas Marston, ...
Berry Gardens Appoint New Chairman

Berry Gardens Appoint New Chairman

The 42nd Annual General Meeting of Berry Gardens Growers Limited has been held at the Dakota Hotel, Edinburgh. In his ...
Berry Gardens Welcomes New Non-Executive Director

Berry Gardens Welcomes New Non-Executive Director

Berry Gardens Growers Ltd is pleased to announce Graham Keniston-Cooper will be joining the board of the company as Non-Executive ...