As well as managing customer accounts and recruiting new customers, Robert looks after the Marketing and PR work alongside IT, technology and data management within the business.
John is heavily involved with R&D on a practical level, with particular involvement in storage techniques, factory evolution as well as keeping a tight control of the business financials.
As well as his role as Chairman of the group, Robert has over 40 years experience and has been instrumental in much of the cutting edge R&D work undertaken by our industry.
Instrumental in the development of production, grading and storage facilities, Richard oversees the procurement, grader and packhouse teams as well as managing the overall site.
Chris brings technical expertise and a very practical head to the board. Chris is Managing Director of our Goldwood factory and is integral to various CapEx projects within the business.
Elaine is key to our customer liaisons. Managing several customer accounts with a keen eye for detail and a meticulous work ethic, Elaine has built up an unparalleled knowledge or packaging and the current challenges around plastic reduction.
Sam has been with us for over 25 years and working in our technical department ensuring our internal audits are robust enough to secure our Grade AA BRC accreditation. Sam also looks after our Health and Safety
With considerable experience in managing our distribution team and overseeing the running of the site in the evenings, John has now turned his skills to day shift production.
Kim is passionate about fresh produce and has a wealth of experience in the industry. Her depth of knowledge and approachable nature, combined with her experience with commercial, procurement as well as the technical arena gives us great confidence that she will help us develop our business and improve the way we work.
David joined us in 2011 and has worked his way up through the business from general operative to stock controller and now Raw Materials Manager. He has gained a huge amount of knowledge in this time and plays a pivotal role in managing our raw materials our NIR grader and liaising with our production, technical and quality teams.
Darren heads up our processing business and works closely with Chris to develop and grow this important part of our group.
Michal has a meticulous attention to detail and a calm and considered nature making him perfect to manage the quality of our products.
With a wealth of experience in the HR sector, Lucy heads up our HR team. Focusing on employee engagement, training and general HR, Lucy brings experience of manufacturing and the legal profession to our team.
As a fully qualified accountant, Mark has a broad set of skills in the accounting arena. Building on his experience of a variety of industries including manufacturing, property and financial services, Mark has a track record of producing timely accounts as well as a passion for continual improvement.
Doug deals with our growers and suppliers, ensuring we have the right crop here at the right time. He is responsible for volume and price planning to feed the packing business with the highest quality at the best price.
Scott has enthusiasm buy the bulker load. His eagerness to get the job done and his dedication to the business give him a fantastic grounding to get the very best from our state of the art grader.