The cherry season has whizzed by and the top fruit season will soon be upon us! Some of the highest priorities of fruit growers is ensuring the picking process goes without any hiccups. If fruit is damaged at the first stage of the process, this doesnt bode well for later down the chain.
Our premium quality Heijmul picking buckets have been the cornerstone to many of the premier soft and top fruit companies harvesting efforts across the UK. The holy grail of large capacity buckets combined with superb comfort mean harvesters can pick vast quantities of fruit without any adverse physical effects that inferior copies may induce. Customers have already been enjoying the benefits of our cherry buckets but make sure you order your apple buckets in time!
If you would like to be part of the ongoing development of fruit harvesting, or would like an additional information, contact us today!
AC Goatham & Son have undertaken a huge planting exercise in the past few years, with their status in the fruit farming world becoming ever more important.
Kent Fruit Services has teamed up with them in their latest project to plant nearly a quarter of a million trees over the past few months and in the months to come. Having seen first hand the style, precision and speed with which the stakes are put in place, it's hard not to be impressed; all orchestrated by Peter Bukowski.
Our pressure treated creosoted stakes, pointed at the thicker end, are of the highest quality and are available in various sizes to suit a variety of needs. The creosote penetrates deep into the wood in order to ensure maximum weather proofing and provide utmost longevity to the stake. In association with our suppliers, we visit our clients regularly in order to make sure our stakes meet and exceed expectations.
Contact us today for details and quotes!
Simon Bray in Sittingbourne said hello to his brand new 3 Row Standard Munckhof Airbag Sprayer this morning.
3 Row Airbag Sprayers are fantastic for larger orchards where a single row would usually take 3 times as long. It saves on fuel and tractor running hours, as well as requiring less power to run and being considerably quieter than other models. Growers can respond faster to signs of disease and the effect of the crop protection agents can be extended by spraying at the optimal time.
With adjustable and retractable boom arms, there are a variety of spraying heights and widths available (both optional up to 4 metres) thus a range of orchard layouts can be accommodated, even with small headlands. A 3000 litre model has just been introduced, meaning even less downtime.
Get in touch today to find out how your orchard could benefit from a 3 Row Sprayer.
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The Red Prince is a relatively new apple variety that hit Tesco's shelves last season.
The Red Prince Apple is going to dramatically change the apple industry. This particular apple will offer its superb taste, not in the normal autumn but in spring instead. The apple is packed with juice under a deep red skin which makes it ideal for longer term storage through the winter months and putting a smile on the faces of fruit growers.
The English season doesn't start until August and it has been an on-going battle for growers to come up with a variety that holds its freshness and taste whilst in cold storage through the winter months. To keep the flavour, a combination of reduced levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the cold store helps keep that juicy taste.
Kent based Adrian Scripps, one of the largest growers of apples in the UK, exclusively markets this apple.
Red Prince Apples are a natural cross between Golden Delicious and Red Jonathon varieties giving a sweet tasting, tangy, large apple and we think they are simply delightful!
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