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.

Agri-Food

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

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.

Agri-Food

Jarell Group

The Jarell Group have over 3000 employees Nationwide and operate across locations in the North, Midlands & south of the country.

Agri-Food,Technology,Countryside South

Vertivore Farm

Vertivore produces high quality, year-round salads, herbs and plants. All our produce is home grown in our vertical farm which strictly controls its environment using LED lighting technology and a climate controlled system..

Agri-Food,Low Carbon

Manor Fresh

Welcome to Manor Fresh Manor Fresh is an independently managed joint venture company, equally owned by the Fresca Group Limited, based in Kent and A H Worth & Co Ltd, based with us on the Holbeach Hurn site.  Although we were only established in 2006, through the joint venture we have a fresh produce heritage that stretches back over 35 years.

The Fens,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

National Centre of Food Manufacturing - University of Lincoln

The NCFM is dedicated to helping food industry employees advance their careers. We understand the demands of studying while working in this fast moving, dynamic industry and balancing family commitments. Our part-time Degree Apprenticeships provide one of many flexible study options for those working in Quality, Technical roles and Operations Management.

Countryside South,Agri-Food,Visitor Economy