GROWERS AND SUPPLIERS OF CAULIFLOWER, BROCCOLI, CABBAGE, KALE AND CAVOLO NERO
VEGETABLE PREPARATION SPECIALISTS
GROWING FOR OVER 70 YEARS
GROWERS, PACKERS AND PROCESSORS
M LEGGATE AND SONS ARE GROWERS AND SUPPLIERS OF CAULIFLOWER, BROCCOLI, CABBAGES, KALE AND CAVOLO NERO.
We deliver value by constantly reviewing our processes and challenging the status quo, because it works today can we do it better tomorrow? Our focus on innovation, technology and our appetite for knowledge is part of our culture. Our focus on yieldand quality lead to us being able to offer more value.
Continuity of Supply
Our experience growing crops in UK, combined with long lasting relationships we have built with our growers based in Spain, France, Suffolk and Cornwall means our customers can be confident in continuity of supply all year round.
Our constant focus on quality from varietal selection, disease forecasting and precision farming techniques are all part of a prophylactic approach to maintaining quality. Our staff ensure that quality is maintained from planting through to harvest, processing and dispatch.
Marks and Spencer Field to Fork
Red Tractor Farm Assurance
British Retail Consortium (BRC)
WHAT WE GROW
In 2014 we erected an 10.2 megawatts Solar PV site in Leverton which covers 55 acres. This provides electricity for approximately 3500 homes in the local area and is helping to save approximately 5.8 million kgs in CO2 emissions per annum.
Being a significant local employer within South Lincolnshire we try to ensure we have a positive impact on our community. Some examples include direct assistance to Wrangle Show, our local show. We have also raised money for charity through sponsored events such as marathons and bike rides.
CAMPAIGN FOR THE FARMED ENVIRONMENT
We have recently joined the Campaign for the Farmed Environment. This voluntary scheme helps ensure that we protect the soil, water and wildlife in the areas where we farm. We have committed 2% of our farmed land to the scheme with and with a specific focus on provided habitats for pollinators.
We have unified several processes within the supply chain to offer better value, control of quality and food security. Our ability to pack processed and ready prepared brassicas makes us unique in the industry. Our specialist floret and slicing lines are some of the most advanced in the UK. In 2017 we plan to move into a new purpose built factory.
We pride ourselves our on compliance, traceability, food safety and employee welfare within the supply chain and believe this is a key factor in maintaining long term relationships with our customers and suppliers. Please contact us for more information.
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Established in the 1940’s M Leggate and Sons have been growing on the silts of South Lincolnshire for over 70 years. Today the business farms over 2500 acres, growing brassicas in a sustainable and responsible way. We have adapted our system to grow larger sized brassicas to ensure we maximise yield. The crops we grow are Cauliflower, Broccoli, Cabbages and Kale. We have chosen to farm sustainable manner meaning that our rotation is longer than most in the brassica industry which we believe provides benefits over the long term.
We have specialised in the preparation and processing of fresh brassicas. We believe we have one of the most advanced and efficient brassica preparation facilities in the UK. We have invested heavily in recent years and have been involved in the development of speciality preparation equipment used only by M Leggate and Sons. This has allowed us to prepare and supply the vegetables to our customers unique specifications. We have developed several proprietary precision techniques meaning we can prepare brassicas to a exacting specification, including cauliflower florets, broccoli florets, sliced cabbage and sliced kale.
We have facilities that enable us to supply and pack brassicas to our customers specification and into their own packaging. We believe our wealth of experience means we can offer market leading value and quality. We have specialised our farming system with it tailored towards growing larger produce, suitable for larger sized retail or food service. In 2018 we plan to extend our offering, please contact us for more information.
TEL: +44 (0)1205 870384
M LEGGATE AND SONS (PRODUCE) LTD
M Leggate and Sons (Produce) Ltd Main Road, Wrangle, Boston, Lincolnshire,
Leggates Brassica Project.
European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.
We have expanded our facilities with the help of EU Funding.