Greater Lincolnshire’s Agri-Food sector is feeding the UK!

Did you know that Greater Lincolnshire is responsible for growing 12% of the UK’s food and processing 70% of its fish? The region is feeding the nation, which is why growth in the Agri-Food sector is so important, not only locally but for the whole of the UK. The Agri-Food industry employs over 75,000 workers in departments like agriculture, food production, farming equipment, freezing, distribution and packaging. Greater Lincolnshire’s Agri-Food sector is diverse and vital; which is why it’s such an exciting industry to be a part of.

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Greater Lincolnshire’s Agri-Food sector is feeding the UK!

Responsible for growing 12% of the England’s food and processing 70% of its fish, growth in the agri-food sector in Greater Lincolnshire is important not only locally but for the whole of the UK. The Agri-food sector employs over 75,000 workers in agriculture, food production, farm equipment manufacturing, freezing, distribution, packaging and food import and export combines agriculture and food manufacturing. We have an international reputation for food, fish and farming.

 

 

 

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Just a few of the employers operating in AGRI-FOOD

Ripe Now

Founded in 2006, Ripe Now Ltd. is a company based within the Fresh Produce sector. We import tropical fruit (such as mango, pomegranate and kiwi) from across the globe and ripen them in-house to our customer's specification.

Agri-Food,The Fens

King Crab

Although we have our internet presence we are real people who understand seafood

Countryside North,Agri-Food,The Coast

Gadsby's Bakery

Our dedicated team sell, produce, pack and deliver the 80,000 retail items we sell every day, six days a week.

Agri-Food,City of Lincoln

Uncle Henry's

All of our efforts would not be possible without our dedicated team who are local people themselves and are essential to our business success. We recruit people who are passionate about food and our business. Over the years, we have established managers of the three core budget departments; shop, café and butchery. We invest in their training and development and make Uncle Henry’s an enjoyable place to work. Training requirements are tailored to the individual at management level and our front of house team have an on-going customer service development training programme. 

Agri-Food,Visitor Economy

Frontier Agriculture

Frontier Agriculture is the UK's leading crop production and grain marketing business, recognised for its close customer relationships with farmers and grain consumers and its successful management of the arable supply chain.

Countryside South,Agri-Food

L J Fairburn & Son Ltd.

Fairburn’s Eggs is a third-generation Lincolnshire family business, first founded in 1951 by Jim Fairburn, who purchased 150 chickens for £150. From those humble beginnings, Fairburn’s Eggs have taken the food and agriculture industry by storm, becoming the largest, independent, family-owned egg producer in the UK, packing and distributing an astonishing 17 million eggs a week. A few years ago, Fairburn’s made the decision to go independent. Since then, their dynamic and young team have never looked back, continuously identifying ways to challenge, innovate, and inspire the egg market. Forging truly impressive and strong personal relationships with most of the country’s leading supermarkets, Fairburn’s have built an expansive network of egg producers and loyal customers across the country.

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