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Orchard has big plans to save save the conference pears

A Kent-based fruit company has completed the first phase of planting a new pear orchard near Canterbury. A.C. Goatham & Son says the site at Elmstone, near Preston, is the largest to be planted in more than 40 years, in a direct bid to compete with European growers and importers. When complete the site will include as many as 63,000 …

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AC Goatham & Son in Hoo advertise 500 full time jobs for harvest season having planted the largest pear orchard in Kent for decades

More than 500 full time jobs are available at an apple and pear producer for this year’s harvest season. A C Goatham & Son will be hiring staff to work in their network of orchards across Kent from June, which supply a sixth of the apples sold in the UK’s supermarkets. The company will be hiring up to 100 thinners …

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