Bardsley England are delighted to announce their acquisition of Newmafruit from the Newman family on 28th January 2020. The purchase of the Newmafruit business further strengthens Bardsley England’s position in the top fruit industry as one of the leading growers in the UK and opens up opportunities to ensure strategic alliances with customers through their JV with Greenyard.
Ben Bardsley - MD of Bardsley England quotes; ‘Newmafruit is an excellent addition to the Bardsley England group. We recognised a well organised business with a robust structure in place, full of great people and an ethos akin to our own.’
Melvyn Newman - Chairman of Newmafruit; ‘We are delighted to be handing over the reins of our family business and putting it in the very capable hands of another family business who not only recognise the true art of running a top fruit enterprise but also have a solid vision for the future of the industry and realise the need to invest in both people and technological advances.’
This acquisition sees Bardsley England as one of the largest top fruit producers in the country. The group combined now produces 23,000 tonnes of fruit across 2100 acres.