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In 1898, Harry and Percy Burgess began growing vegetables in the Peterborough Fens and running a fruit and vegetable shop in London. William Burgess, 50, a fourth generation member of the family, is now chairman and chief executive. The group specialises in growing potatoes, onions and carrots and includes an organic farming division under two brands, Nature’s Premium and Neat Organic.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank237
CompanyBurgess Farms
ActivityVegetable supplier
LocationPeterborough
Sales £m120.9
Operating profit £m6.5
Main shareholdersBurgess family (100%)
Staff556
Founded1898
Websiteburgessfarms.co.uk

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