VALSPAN GROWING GROUP
We are part of a worldwide growing group called Valspan Growing Group – VGG.
We work as a team to conduct Commercial Development trials on new types of Fresh Produce to develop and experiment with Salads, Herbs and Specialist Vegetables for the global market place in the UK and for export.
The Fresh Produce Industry is a fast changing industry and needs constant Research and Development to keep ahead. Already we have done trials with Tozer Seeds, Rijk Zwaan and Sakata Seeds all International Seed Houses.
MAIN AREAS FOR RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FOCUS ON THE VARIOUS NEEDS OF THE GROUP: -
Seed Variety and Regional Development Trials
Reducing Chemical use in Growing Production Systems
Global Produce Development Selections
Reusable Material and Handling Systems
Environmental Considerations and Carbon Emission Reduction
Reduction of Food Miles in Transport Systems
The global companies in the group are Riviera Farms in NSW, Australia, Les Herbes de Cheneviere in South France, Southern Fresh Foods in Cambridge, NZ and other affiliated growers.