Our Growers

Whether our berries are home grown or sourced from overseas, you can be sure that every effort is taken to hand pick the best in season berries

At BerryWorld, we pride ourselves on the long standing relationship we hold with our berry farmers and focus on developing their farms to maintain sustainable berry production for generations to come. Every BerryWorld berry is carefully hand-picked by highly trained pickers straight into the punnet you buy to minimise any damage to the delicate fruit and ensure you get the best quality berry.


Meet the Super Farmers

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Hall Hunter, UK

Harry Hall grows sustainalicious berries for BerryWorld across six farms in Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex. The family business started way back in 1966 when his parents, Mark and Mary Hall, began their journey growing vegetables. The family soon found a passion for berries and in 1994, they started to grow berries for BerryWorld.

Today, with decades of experience and expertise, Harry farms over 1,800 acres of land with his passionate planters, pickers and packers. Together, they grow nearly 11,000 tonnes of berries every year, a substantial quantity of the crop is dedicated to exclusive BerryWorld varieties.

Harry truly believes that everyone should be delighted when they open a BerryWorld punnet of berries and his team hand-pick only the berry best berries.

Harry’s berries tick a long list of sustainable credentials, protecting people, planet and product; BRC, Global Gap, Red Tractor, Sedex, LEAF & Nurture.

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Bionest, Spain

Bionest was established in 1992 when the Soltero family decided to produce organic berries. The farm, owned by two brothers, operates in a privileged natural environment called Doñana which has encouraged the family to produce organic that would help sustain and preserve the beautiful landscape. Many different varieties of wildlife, plants and animals share the extraordinary landscape with the farm. This is the main reason why their growing techniques and agricultural practices are extremely cautious and respectful of every single factor that affects nature.

Bionest is Soil Association Organic, Global Gap, BRC, IFS, LEAF, and Nuture certified, showing that berries have been grown organically, ethically and sustainably with care for the environment.

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Summer Berry Company, UK & Portugal

The Summer Berry Company brings the taste of the summer all year round with farms both in Sussex and in Portugal, with the initial seeds of their business starting way back in 1966.

It has industry leading glasshouse and field growing systems that allow picking between February and December in the UK and all year round in Portugal. The international nature of their farms allows The Summer Berry Company an extended period of growing to delight our BerryWorld for longer.

The Summer Berry Company are our largest grower and produce significant quantities of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries for BerryWorld consumers to enjoy. Their highly experienced team focus on producing great tasting berries on farms that buzz with biodiversity and lead the way in sustainable farming. Their aim is to delight every customer when they open a punnet of their fruit.

The Summer Berry Company is Nurture​, Leaf​, Red Tractor​, Global Gap​, Sedex​ and BRC​ certified, showing that berries have been grown ethically and sustainably with care for the environment.

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Arofa Farms, Spain

Arofa established in 1983, is a Spanish family business owned by the Arotzarena family. Originally set up for strawberry production in Lepe, Spain, the company then began raspberry production in 1994. Francisco Arotzarena and his team have supplied BerryWorld since 1992.

The Arofa team want to delight each consumer when they open a punnet; they carefully grow and handpick the best varieties for every BerryWorld punnet.

Arofa are BRC, Global Gap and LEAF certified, showing that berries have been grown ethically and sustainably with care for the environment.

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Tasker Partnership, UK

Tasker Partnership is family owned farm which has been growing berries since 1995. The Tasker Partnership has been supplying BerryWorld with delicious strawberries and raspberries since 2003. Today, the farm is managed by Stephen & Jenny Tasker.​

The farm is working towards being carbon neutral with an on site wind turbine, solar power, biomass boiler and a new state of the art packhouse. Which means you can be sure BerryWorld berries from Tasker Partnership are truly sustainalicious!

Tasker Partnership is Nurture​, Global Gap​, Sedex​ and BRC​ certified, showing that berries have been grown ethically and sustainably with care for the environment.​

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Winterwood Farms, UK

Winterwood Farms is a family business, owned and run by Stephen Taylor and his wife Jackie. Established in 1978, Winterwood Farms was one of the first to grow raspberries and blackberries in polytunnels in the UK. From small beginnings, the company now has 12 farms in 4 countries and is a specialist blueberry producer. The company operates as a family business, run by the owners, with dedicated staff central to its continued growth.

Stephen and his team produce significant quantities of blueberries for BerryWorld consumers to enjoy. The Winterwood team want to delight each consumer when they open a punnet; they carefully grow and handpick the best varieties for every BerryWorld punnet.

Winterwood Farms are BRC, Global Gap, Red Tractor, Sedex, LEAF, and Nuture certified, showing that berries have been grown ethically and sustainably with care for the environment.

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Edward Vinson, UK

Edward Vinson have been growing berries for over 150 years in the South East of England. With such a long history in growing berries, Edward Vinson started a berry breeding programme in 1986 which has successfully discovered a range of berries that BerryWorld pack under our exclusive label.

Today the Edward Vinson fruit farm grows strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries that are bursting with goodness, grown under sunny Kent skies.

Edward Vinson is Global Gap, Red Tractor, Nature, Organic Certificate, Leaf, SEDEX certified, showing that berries have been grown ethically and sustainably with care for the environment.

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Withers Farm, UK

Established in Ledbury, Herefordshire in 1958, Withers Farm has been producing berries since 1968 where Allen Leeds began with a smallholding of 18 acres of which he grew blackcurrants and apples then, shortly after started to grow strawberries. When Allen’s son George took over the business he expanded and diversified; blueberries were first planted in 2006 and then 2012 saw the pioneering of a new fruit to be grown in the UK; the kiwi berry.

The farm has become one of the largest and most modern farms in the UK with a third generation of the family; George’s sons Richard and Nicholas, now a vital part of the ever-growing business.

Withers Farm grow strawberries and blueberries from June to October and kiwi berries from August to September.

Withers Farm are Global Gap, Red Tractor, Nature, Leaf and SEDEX certified, showing that berries have been grown ethically and sustainably with care for the environment.

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Polana, Poland

Polana farms was formed in 1989 by Stephen Taylor from Winterwood Farms. Polana now have 3 farms and still work in closely with Stephen Taylor.

Polana produce significant quantities of organic and standard blueberries for BerryWorld consumers to enjoy. The Polana team want to delight each consumer when they open a punnet; they carefully grow and handpick the best varieties for every BerryWorld punnet.

Polana Farms are BRC and Global Gap certified, showing that berries have been grown ethically and sustainably with care for the environment.

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Qualiprim, Morocco

Qualiprim was founded in 1990 by Cherkaoui Benouardi in the heart of Moroccan growing country. Qualiprim have 26 farms located in Souss, a southern region of Morocco near Agadir and have over 30 years of experience in growing quality fresh produce.

Qualiprim provide BerryWorld with blueberries and raspberries that are bursting with goodness, grown under sunny Moroccan skies.

Qualiprim is Global Gap, BRC, OFS, AH, META and GRASP certified, showing that berries have been grown ethically and sustainably with care for the environment.

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