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Chickens Free to Roam

Avian Flu With the latest cases of avian flu, it has been a requirement that all Chickens in the UK must be kept indoors to help prevent the spread of this devastating infection. Organic producers have not been exempt from this, so for the last 12 weeks Andrew Jackson’s laying hens have been confined to …


Organic Wholesale Deliveires

New Lorries Arrive.   Latest efficient engines. Our new 7.5 ton lorries have been delivered this week. We now have 5 of these added to our fleet of five 3.5 t delivery vans giving us great capacity, all temperature controlled and with the latest fuel efficient engines. With the eye catching graphics we all think …


The Rain in Spain

The Rain in Spain is meant to fall mainly on the plain how ever someone forgot to tell the rain that. Ever since the Brexit vote in June and the devaluation of sterling against the US Dollar and the Euro, we have seen a marked increase in prices of fresh produce. In the early months, …


Autumn is here

By Mid-October it is safe to say, I think, that Autumn is here and with the weather forecast I have seen for the rest of this week soon there will be no doubt. On the up side (unless of course you like cold, wet and windy weather) there is lots of lovely produce to look forward …


Eu Referendum and Organics

A statement for our licensees from Martin Sawyer, CEO Soil Association.   Clearly the referendum result will have implications longer term in regard to the UK organic world. Be reassured that the team at Soil Association Certification will be working very hard on ensuring we represent your interests and concerns; we absolutely believe in the ongoing recovery of the …


Jersey Royals

With the Organic Jersey Royal season just starting I thought I would share a little information about these unique famous spuds. Master Farms is the company name for the Le Maistre family business which has been growing in the south-east corner of Jersey since 1841. It has evolved from the original family farm based at …