Growing the berry world from the United Kingdom
The UK's leading soft fruit marketing company, global sourcing ensures year-round fresh berries to the UK’s supermarket and food service industry
BerryWorld United Kingdom represents growers with substantial areas of soft fruit production in the UK and other countries in Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and South Africa. Global sourcing ensures year round supply to the UK, and enables us to offer the widest selection of berries and currants.
BerryWorld was established in 1994 and is the UK’s foremost soft fruit marketing company. The business has invested in its expert, dedicated international grower base for over 20 years helping to drive the growth of the UK berry market to over £1 billion at retail. We are the leading online supplier in the UK.
Our UK team aim to excite and delight the end consumer through leading varieties, packaging innovation, value savings and extending seasons. All the while adding value for our retail customers through attentive category management and focusing on driving sustainable growth for all parties within the supply chain.
Winners of Quality Food Awards in 2015 and 2016, we have been recognised for our market leading strawberry, raspberry, blueberry and blackberry varieties.
We are the fastest growing raspberry supplier in the UK market and the largest purveyor of blueberries.
BerryWorld United Kingdom is determined to manage its business processes to produce an overall positive impact on society. To that end the company's policy is to operate in a manner that meets or exceeds the ethical, legal, and commercial expectations that society has of business. BerryWorld UK encourages a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.
Annual turnover was in excess of £240m in 2016, following consistent strong growth since the company was founded. The soft fruit market is one of the fastest growing sectors within fresh produce, and consumers are increasingly aware of the many health benefits of eating berries. Berries are a delicious, convenient fruit which fit in well with today's busy lifestyles.
The company employs over 90 members of staff, mostly based at our offices in Hertfordshire.
Paul Cole, Managing Director
Previously spending fifteen years in various sales management roles within a bakery business, Paul joined BerryWorld’s sales team in March 2004, managing various major retailers. After taking over the management of the sales team, Paul was appointed Sales Director in November 2006 and adopted an in-depth category management approach to drive BerryWorld’s customers in their route to market, whilst increasing BerryWorld’s own business. This included further investment in market data, the creation of a focussed category management team, along with business planning with our customers. Paul’s passion for the business continues, with his favourite saying being "the soft fruit category is never dull“. In January 2016, Paul was appointed Managing Director, United Kingdom.Contact Us
BerryWorld, United Kingdom
Great Cambridge Road
Tel: +44 (0)1992 471833