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Tastiest soft fruit in Kent

Fruit Last edited 19/07/16
The Taste of Kent Awards 2017, organised by Produced in Kent, has officially begun.

Berry co-op has record breaking year

Fruit Last edited 31/05/16
Berry Gardens Growers Ltd had a record year in 2015, with its biggest ever turnover hitting £278million, an increase of 15.8% year on year.

Over 500 jobs available at Medway Farm

Fruit Last edited 31/03/16
Apple and pear grower AC Goatham & Son has over 500 seasonal jobs available and is now looking to recruit workers for the 2016 harvest, based largely in Medway and Swale.

Fruit fly can wipe out entire crops

Fruit Last edited 29/02/16
UK stone and soft fruit growers are being urged to take the threat of spotted winged drosophila fruit fly very seriously.

Earwigs are good for top fruit

Fruit Sarah Calcutt Last edited 01/02/16
One of the things that was clear from the well attended twenty eighth British Independent Fruit Growers Association technical day, is that there is a lot of investment in top fruit research.

Exclusive apple variety planted for Tesco

Fruit Alice Dyer Last edited 21/12/15
Avalon Produce have planted a brand new variety of apple exclusive to Tesco.

Tesco grants a Kentish kiss

Fruit Alice Dyer Last edited 18/11/15
A brand new variety of apple grown in Kent has been given its official name by a local resident.

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