Growers face uncertain future as Simms and Woods goes into administration

Simms and Woods - one of the largest fresh produce companies in the Vale of Evesham - has gone into administration.

The grower and packer, based near Pershore in Worcestershire, was unable to give Grower any further details although it did confirm that auditors at KPMG have been appointed to oversee the firm's affairs.

Simms and Woods employed some 200 people in the region - many of whom are now facing an uncertain future.

The Evesham Journal has reported that one employee, who did not want to be named, said staff were informed of the administration last Friday and that they would not be paid.

For more on this story see next week's Grower.

 


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