Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Riverford Organic Delivers Over 3,000 Boxes of Organic Produce a Week

"A FOOD delivery business which operates from a North Yorkshire family farm has become the fastest-growing firm of its type in the UK within three years of trading.

Riverford Organic delivers more than 3,000 boxes of organic produce across the North-East and Yorkshire every week, with order levels increasing as more people turn to healthy eating.

And the firm, based in Newby Wiske, is predicting further growth this year after deliveries of its home-produced vegetables increased by 40 per cent during last year. It is hoping to increase deliveries by a further 50 per cent.

Peter Robinson, with his wife Jo-ann, runs Riverford Organic from Home Farm, in Newby Wiske, and is the third generation of his family to operate the farm."

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