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

Drysdale Ltd
Old Cambus Quarry, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire TD13 5YS

Emmett UK Ltd
Fosdyke, Spalding, Lincs PE12 6LQ

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

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

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

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

Sherwood Produce Ltd - www.sherwoodproduce.co.uk
Thoresby Home Farm, Perlethorpe, Newark, Notts NG22 9EQ

Strawson Ltd
Featherstone House Farm, Bilsthorpe, Newark, Notts NG22 8PZ

Woodhall Growers Ltd
Woodhall Farm, Wood Road, Codsall Wood, Staffordshire, WV18 1QR
 

Associate members

AgroVista UK Ltd
Elsoms Seeds Ltd
Enza Zaden UK Ltd.
Farringtons Ltd
Monsanto Vegetable Seeds
Nunhems Netherlands BV
Syngenta Seeds
Tozer Seed Ltd
Rijk Zwaan

Grower profiles

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

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

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