Bee’s Welcome Here!

Check out this amazing bee hotel, built by our Assistant Farms Manager – Mihai! Encouraging and supporting the local wildlife is one of our core values at Adrian Scripps, after all if it wasn’t for the bees pollinating the blossom… we wouldn’t...

A day in the life of a Cold Stores Manager!

Meet Ashley, our Cold Stores Manager… He’s in charge of the management of the cold stores in which we store our fruit. He’s been with Adrian Scripps Ltd for over twenty years and in that time, has seen some huge technological changes to the ways in which we...

Winter at Adrian Scripps

Many people think that the winter on fruit farms is quiet with low levels of activity, but the reverse is true and a lot of people are involved in the winter operations! The winter months are spent pruning by hand each tree to make them more productive for the next...

New Kanzi Lorry Visits UK

Today we got the first glimpse of the brand new Kanzi Lorry as it visited the UK for the very first time. The lorry was delivering new season Kanzi apples from the Netherlands to ensure that Kanzi is suitably stocked in all supermarkets. The new design on the lorry is...

Fruit Picking: New Varieties

    We are now rapidly progressing through picking this season thanks to the continued spell of dry weather. With Gala and Bramley all picked and into store until it is required, we are now waiting on the Braeburn to be just right for picking. However rather...

New Film Highlighting Seasonal Labour

Saturday saw the release of a new short film, ‘Foreign Pickers’, which draws comparisons between the movement of Hop pickers from East London to Kent, to the modern day fruit picking involving mainly EU labour. The film was commissioned by Company Drinks...

Bramley Picking 2016

The apples are ready, the pickers have arrived and fruit picking is underway for the year! First up is Bramley, which is a very delicate apple to pick and so takes alot of care and attention. The traditional British variety is the only Cooking Apple we grow at Adrian...