Strawberries are one of our main crops here at E C Drummond, and there has never been a better time to indulge in this super fruit. As consumers become increasingly aware of the need to eat better quality food, our teams strive to cultivate the very best, nutritionally dense strawberries. The fruits themselves are a rich source of vitamins C and K as well as providing a good dose of fibre, folic acid, manganese and potassium. We go to great lengths to ensure that our strawberries are the highest quality possible, both in terms of taste and nutritional value. We are proud to be one of the leading Read More
The start of Wimbledon means that summer is finally here, and what better way to celebrate than with the obligatory strawberries and cream while watching your favourite players at the Tennis Championships! As a leading supplier to Wm Morrison’s, we are working hard to provide the freshest produce possible, and here we take a closer look at our patented strawberry growing process.
Starting out strong
Every summer, Morrisons are supplied with in-season, plump and juicy raspberries from dedicated farmers like Ben Drummond and his family.
Picked within an hour of first light on Homme Farm, Ben’s raspberries are then cooled very quickly to maintain their fantastically fresh flavour.
“We’ve been working with Morrisons for six or seven years and we find them very open and straightforward to deal with. We speak around once a day during harvesting.”
– Ben, Homme Farm