Fen soil gets once-over from M&S specialist

PUBLISHED: 15:02 08 January 2008 | UPDATED: 10:01 04 May 2010

Left to right are: Guy Shropshire, salad technician Simon Coupe of Marks and Spencer’s, with G’s harvest manager Grzegroz Ozog.
Photo: (1874): HELEN DRAKE

Left to right are: Guy Shropshire, salad technician Simon Coupe of Marks and Spencer’s, with G’s harvest manager Grzegroz Ozog. Photo: (1874): HELEN DRAKE

FERTILE fen soil got the once-over from a top salad technician when Marks and Spencer s celery specialist Simon Coupe inspected the winter celery at Shropshire s Farm near Soham. Celery is one of the only crops grown in the UK in the winter months. G s M

FERTILE fen soil got the once-over from a top salad technician when Marks and Spencer's celery specialist Simon Coupe inspected the winter celery at Shropshire's Farm near Soham.

Celery is one of the only crops grown in the UK in the winter months. G's Marketing, who operate from Shropshire's Farm, sell up to 2000 sticks a week, netting up to £3,000 for the company.


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