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Bold Strategy Unveiled for Great British Apples

English Apples & Pears has unveiled a robust, new growth strategy as they marked the official start of the 2018 Great British Apples season. As the industry came together to celebrate this important time of year, EAP launched its first ever film which set out an ambitious vision that 60% of all apples on [...]

Apple Harvest 2016 | EADT

Last month we welcomed Sarah Chambers from East Anglian Daily Times to our apple picking farms in Ardleigh, near Colchester, for a chat with managing director Robert Rendall. Not only was the quality of this years apple harvest a popular topic of conversation, also discussed was the impact Brexit has had on the future of [...]

Where Does My Fruit Come From?

It’s always the same growing up; you love food but do you ever stop to think where it comes from? That’s what the pupils from Sudbury Ormiston Academy did when they visited our glasshouse production unit last week to look at the process of strawberry production. They were shown how the plant is grown [...]

Boxford Suffolk Farms Aims to Show Off Their Range of Early Apples

Boxford Suffolk Farms are hosting their very own Apple Day on the 18th of September 2016 at their ‘Pippin Fruit Shack’ outlet in Lawford near Ardleigh. The event will feature a selection of early British apple varieties grown on the farm. Visitors will be able to see and taste freshly picked fruit from the Boxford [...]

Boxford Farms Encourages Ormiston Sudbury Academy to Get Fruity

Students of Ormiston Sudbury Academy have been busy in their Food Technology kitchens with some delicious donations from Boxford Farms. Anna Hayter and Robert England (Boxford Farms Manager) took a whole bunch of strawberries and raspberries to the students, although it didn’t come without a challenge! They were tasked with coming up with a delicious [...]

FPC Fresh Awards: June 9th 2016

Being nominated for an award – any award – is always a huge honour, and Boxford Farm was lucky enough to be nominated as Finalist in the ‘CSR Excellence’ category at the Fresh Awards from the Fresh Produce Consortium. The ceremony was fantastic. Held at the Intercontinental London Park Lane Hotel, attended by four hundred [...]

Blossom Walk: Sunday 8th May 2016

Groups of locals took to Boxford Farms to take part in our inaugural Blossom Walk on Sunday 8th May. The conditions couldn’t have been better – ‘proper’, characteristic May weather: hot and dry. A perfect example of why our produce grows so well! Farms Manager Robert England alongside Managing Director Susanna Rendall, Director Tamara Unwin, [...]