Archive Article: 2002/06/28

28 June 2002

Speedy peas – frozen within minutes of harvest – were racing their way to Pinguins factory at Kings Lynn after vining began at CF Case & Companys Lower Farm, Harpley, Norfolk, earlier this week. Holbeach Marsh Co-operatives harvest was thrown in doubt earlier this month when Albert Fisher group, which owned the factory, went into receivership. But a last-minute deal with the Belgian processor allowed doors to open on time. Richard Fitzpatrick, general manager for the co-op, hopes 80% of the crop will be frozen by the factory.

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