Onions


At Alfred G Pearce, consistent quality is the foundation on which our business is built.

At every stage of growing, harvest, processing, packing and transport, we adhere to the most stringent quality control protocols, and maintain full traceability.

Different Cuts

Whole

60-80mm

Wedged

1/4

Diced

6mm, 12mm, 15mm

Sliced

5mm

Growing Partners

Our founder Alfred Pearce came from a farming family and started growing vegetables for processing in the 1960's. This production remains within the company today with annual crops of circa 350 acres of Carrot, Parsnip, Onion and Rhubarb being produced.


Bedfordshire Growers

Bedfordshire Growers is a farmer owned Co-operative, formed in 1963. They retain a strong ethos of supporting local growers and supplying crops grown to the very highest technical and environmental standards. As well as onions, other crops grown are leafy salads, potatoes and brassicas. Their site extends over 98 acres, including adjacent farmland, and comprises of 3 packhouses fitted with modern crop grading and packing equipment, cold stores with distribution bays, and long term controlled atmosphere stores.


Suffolk Produce Ltd

Suffolk Produce Ltd is a business owned by a group of 11 family farms, working in co-operation to supply the UK fresh produce market with vegetables. It operates on a 30,000 acre, irrigated sand and land base on the Suffolk coast and specialises in onions, carrots, parsnips and swede. The soil type and location allows it to major on early production and reliable supply, particularly in wet conditions.

The farms are blessed with outstanding environmental features, including an ancient pollarded oak forest, vast areas of natural heathland and numerous estuaries along the Suffolk Heritage Coast.

Production Solutions

Since 1959, Alfred G. Pearce Ltd have delivered bulk processing solutions to food manufacturers, handling 70,000 tonnes of vegetable products annually.

Crops are processed direct from the field, along with growing partners within a state of the art, purpose-built Processing Centre.

Vegetable washing, grading and storage - through to final preparation and packing - is all undertaken under one roof with full traceability control from seed to factory production line and dispatch.

Varieties Grown

Brown Onions
Sturon for sets. Wellington for Drilled.

Red Onions
Red Baron for sets (this moving toward Red Spark as well), Red Spark for Drilled.


Who to Contact

Jack Pearce

Business Development Manager

jack@alfredgpearce.co.uk

Direct: +44 (0) 1553 810456

Lucy Sharp

Crops Manager

lucysharp@alfredgpearce.co.uk

Direct: +44 (0) 1553 810456

Emma Vice

Senior Account Manager

emmavice@alfredgpearce.co.uk

Direct: +44 (0) 1553 810379