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East Yorkshire grower embarks on multi-million-pound expansion

Mill Nurseries in Keyingham is preparing a multi-million-pound project which will expand its greenhouse growing capacity by 25 per cent. The successful family business, established in 1962, is already East Yorkshire’s biggest grower and fifth largest in the UK, supplying over one hundred million tomatoes a year to supermarkets Cooperative, Waitrose, Morrisons and Lidl. The latest build project, which will

EU funding scheme boost – Yorkshire firms have already claimed £1.2m

The window for Yorkshire firms to benefit from European funding has been extended, allowing hundreds more companies to benefit. The move has prompted the free peer-to-peer export mentoring service for the Leeds City Region, ExportExchange.co.uk, to urge businesses to make applications in order to take advantage of the funding. With more than

Phase one of East Yorkshire poultry business’s expansion plan is complete

The first phase of Soanes Poultry's £1.6m poultry factory extension project has been completed with the installation of a new chiller.  Work began on the £400,000 project in September 2018 and will increase chill capacity at the Middleton on the Wolds factory by 25 per cent.  Soanes Poultry's managing director Nigel Upson

Successful return of farmers’ market

The return of the award winning Northern Dales Farmers’ market to Thirsk was hailed a big success by delighted shoppers and traders.  And so much so that another one is planned. Hambleton District Council’s Vibrant Market Towns Team which focuses on developing projects that will enhance the vibrancy of Hambleton’s traditional

East Yorkshire business highly commended in national meat awards

The team at an East Yorkshire poultry business are celebrating after being highly commended in a prestigious meat industry award.  Middleton-on-the-Wolds based poultry business Soanes Poultry won the award for its Grain Fed Chicken in the Best Poultry Product in the annual Meat Management awards.  The winners of the 2018 Meat Management

Yorkshire Wolds poultry business gains new business from prestigious inns and hotels group

An East Yorkshire-based poultry business has won new business from a celebrated group of Yorkshire inns and hotels.  Soanes Poultry has partnered with Provenance Inns and Hotels for direct delivery of its award winning chicken to the group's seven sites that include the National Pub and Bar award winning Carpenters Arms

Thirsk welcomes return of famers’ market

Thirsk is busy preparing for the return of the award winning Northern Dales Farmers’ market later this month. The market is one of the UK’s largest organisations of its kind, running local food markets at locations almost every weekend across North Yorkshire, Teesside and County Durham. Nigel Davison, market manager, and his

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