Veg grower in 6m expansion plan

2 May 2001

Veg grower in 6m expansion plan

By FWi staff

A LEADING vegetable grower is investing 6m in a specialist preparation and processing plant.

Frederick Hiam of Ixworth Thorpe, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, says the plant will handle more than 50,000t of veg a year, and create 240 jobs.

The 7150sq m facility, which opens in July, is in response to growing demand for traceable and added value products from retail and catering.


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