British Leeks growers

The British Leek Growers' Association farms to the highest standards. All its members comply with the Red Tractor Farm Assurance Scheme as an operational minimum. The scheme sets benchmarks for all aspect of food production ranging from the use of fertilisers, to packing, staff handling of produce and all health and safety procedures. It is rigorously monitored.

Leek Growers' Association Members

Allpress Farms Ltd
Hollyhouse Farm, Horseway, Chatteris, Cambs PE16 6XQ
www.allpressfarms.com
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Bomber County Produce
Willow Farm, Dogdyke, New York, Lincoln, LN4 4UY
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M Dungait & Sons
Hebron West Farm Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 3LA

Emmett UK Ltd
Fosdyke, Spalding, Lincs PE12 6LQ

Farringtons Ltd
Anchorage Estate, Guide Road, Hesketh Bank, Preston, Lancashire PR4 6XS

GS Haines & Son
Parkers Farm, Langrick Road, Coningsby, Lincolnshire, LN4 4RU

Greenshoots
Hollyhouse Farm, Horseway, Chatteris, Cambs, PE16 6XQ

Nightlayer Leek Co Ltd
Iretons Way, Dean Drove, Chatteris, Cambs, PE16 6UZ

Staples Vegetables Ltd
Marsh Farm, Sea Lane, Wrangle, Boston, Lincolnshire, LN4 4RU

T H Clements & Son Ltd
West End, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22 0EJ

 

Associate members

Elsoms Seeds Ltd
Enza Zaden UK Ltd.
Hazera Seeds (UK) Ltd
Monsanto Vegetable Seeds
Nunhems Netherlands BV
Tozer Seed Ltd
Rijk Zwaan

Grower profiles

Mervyn and Marilyn Casey’s family has grown leeks at their farm in Lincolnshire since 1970. Download case study

Really Welsh - Farmer Charlie Lightbown grows Welsh leeks in Flintshire, North Wales, hand harvesting them everyday from the end of July through to May. Download case study

Nick Allpress runs Allpress Farms ltd in Cambridgeshire, a family business founded by his father in 1970. Today Nick farms approximately 1,000 acres of leeks. Download case study

Strawson Ltd is a family run business, based at Bilsthorpe near Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire. Established in 1976 by Tony Strawson, the business has grown significantly over the years, from farming 500 acres in the 1970s to 9,000 acres today. Download case study