Thanet Earth again claims earliest UK cucumbers in supermarkets

Grower Addy Breugem promotes the season's first cucumbers - image: Thanet Earth
Grower Addy Breugem promotes the season's first cucumbers - image: Thanet Earth

Kent glasshouse growing complex Thanet Earth has claimed to have got the earliest British-grown cucumbers to market, a week earlier than last year.

On Thursday 23 January Addy Breugem, partner of A&A Growers, one of the Thanet Earth consortium, and staff from Thanet Earth Marketing delivered the first of the new harvest to a Tesco Extra store in nearby Broadstairs, and talked to customers about the fruit and how they are grown.

Cucumbers from the site's 6-hectare glasshouse will increase in number through to summer, but will continue to be harvested until November.


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