UK/IR

Haygrove Ledbury

Year founded: 1987
Fruit grown: Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries & Cherries
No. of staff: 650 at peak

Redbank is our original home farm, situated just outside the old but vibrant market town of Ledbury in Herefordshire, UK.  The farm is in a sheltered south facing valley, it has approximately 60 crop-producing hectares specialising in organics, blackberries, raspberries, cherries, strawberries and blueberries. Redbank is also where we have our Growing Systems HQ and is the lively hub of the international Haygrove business.

Haygrove Kington

Year founded: 2011
Fruit grown: Cherries & Blueberries
No. of staff: 230 at peak

We farm 27 hectares of cherries on two late high altitude sites in North Herefordshire on the border with Wales - one with partner Richard Hammond, the other with friends John and Sandra Jones. These are in the main light, free-draining soils, ideal for cherry growing.

Haygrove Newent

Year founded: 1999
Fruit grown: Strawberries, Blackberries & Raspberries
No. of staff: 560 at peak

Based near another old and attractive market town, this time in Gloucestershire, our Newent farm is a prime 52-hectare site and is also home to the nursery where we propagate millions of plants. On this site we produce organic strawberries and raspberries and conventional strawberries, raspberries and blackberries, under both polytunnels and glass.

Haygrove Rhymney

Year founded: 2013
Fruit grown: Strawberries & Blackberries
No. of staff: Over 90 at peak season

Rhymney is a glasshouse complex based in the Rhymney Valley, Wales. This 8 hectare glasshouse site grows strawberries and blackberries using suspended substrate equipment. Biomass provides much of the heat.

Haygrove Riverside

Year founded: 2011
Fruit grown: Strawberries
No. of staff: Over 30 at peak season

Riverside borders the River Wye and like Rhymney, is also a glasshouse. It covers 3.3 hectares of strawberries and blackberries, heated mainly by biomass.