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Gaskains Ltd is an agri-business that over 4 generations has expanded and developed to provide a wide range of fruit and a highly valued packing service within the British fresh produce industry.

Gaskains Ltd serves many leading retailers including M&S, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Morrisons and The COOP with  apples, blackberries, blackcurrant's, gooseberries, pears, plums, raspberries, strawberries.

We also supply fruit to many local retailers and restaurants.

We farm approximately 520 hectares encompassing soft fruit, stone fruit and top fruit

There are approximately 100 full time staff employed at Gaskains Ltd working either on the farm or within the on-site soft fruit packhouse.

From May until October the workforce increases dramatically to over 600 with seasonal workers arriving to assist during the harvest months.

The business currently holds the highest level accreditation for Assured Produce Scheme, Marks & Spencer Field to Fork, Tesco Nurture, the Soil Association, the British Retail Consortium, LEAF and ETI.

All our business operations take place on a single site. This is an important advantage for our business and allows us to maximise our operational efficiency which in turn helps us to create greater value for our customers.

We have over 7000 t of cold storage on site used primarily for the long term storage of our Apples and Pears as well as chilled areas associated with the packhouse for the processing of our soft and stone fruit.

All varieties of soft and stone fruit are packed ready for distribution in our on site state of the art pack-house facility whilst all of our top fruit is packed at our partner packhouse Prime Produce.

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