Hutchinsons to acquire Brown Butlin Group

Hutchinsons, the East Anglian agronomy and consultancy firm, is to acquire the Lincolnshire-based Brown Butlin group.

Managing director David Hutchinson said: “The combination of Hutchinsons and Brown Butlin will create a very strong agronomic advisory business which will have a great team of people, a strong commitment to research and development and a secure finsncial platform.”

Hutchinsons, which returned pre-tax profits of £1.7m on a trunover of £65m has aqcuired the business of Brown Butlin for an undisclosed sum. Brown Butlin, which has a turnover of £30m, will continue to trade under the same name.

Mr Hutchinson added that the purchase of Brown Butlin was a family succession issue which would provide continuity for Brown Butlin staff and customers.“The business is focussed on providing the high quality services and propducts that professional farmers require.”

Upcoming webinar


What does the future of farming look like post Covid-19 and Brexit?

Register today