Eden Search & Select has a proven track record of placing exceptional talent with some of the most successful companies in fresh produce, food and drink, agribusiness, energy and animal health.
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Agrovista UK business is part of Agrovista BV, a leading European organisation in the field, itself part of the international Marubeni Corporation. This makes Agrovista UK a significant UK supplier of crop protection inputs and advice, with around 20% of the crop protection market. Having a Strategic Partnership with this leading agricultural service business is highly demanding but greatly rewarding as we continue to deliver great talent across the organisation.
Based in Cambridge and East Malling, Kent, NIAB is the UK’s fastest growing crop science organisation, employing around 400 people and providing research, scientific services and technical advice to a diverse customer base which includes Government departments, research councils, levy bodies, charitable trusts and the agri-food industry.
Gü Puds is a delicious premium pudding brand that has had huge success from it’s early days. Founded by James Averdieck in 2003, and sold to Noble Foods in 2010, today it is estimated that a Gü Pud is now eaten somewhere in the world every two seconds!
Stonegate have been operating for over 90 years and are a thriving professional and innovative business. On a daily basis they deliver eggs straight from the hen house right across the country to some of the most exclusive restaurants and many of the leading supermarkets.
Carr’s Group Plc
Carr’s Group is an international leader in the provision of essential industrial services focused on the Agriculture and Engineering sectors. The Agriculture division comprises 42 country retail stores, providing a one-stop shop for farmers, as well as serving the needs of the local community. It also includes animal feed manufacturers in the UK, USA and Germany. The division designs and manufactures bespoke equipment and provides technical engineering services into the nuclear, petrochemical, oil and gas,pharmaceutical, process and renewable energy industries, including robotic and remote handling equipment. Based in the UK, US & Germany, it distributes to clients worldwide.
Barfoots of Botley
Over 40 years ago, Barfoots started life as a small family farm with a handful of people and a modest range of crops. Today, they are a global farming and food business working thousands of acres and employing thousands of people around the world to grow, process, pack and market a range of fresh produce.
Hummingbird Technologies are an award winning artificial intelligence business, using imagery and data analytics from drone and satellite technology, along with proprietary algorithms, to provide farmers with 2cm/pixel maps of their crops at a canopy level, and at critical decision making junctions in the season.
Innocent Drinks is one of the most famous success stories within the UK consumer sector in the last 20 years with an iconic brand and culture that has allowed the business to grow year on year.
Future Biogas is one of the UK’s leading developers and operators of biogas plants, fed with energy crops and agricultural waste products with a strong reputation for professionalism in the biogas industry and proven experience of both CHP and gas injection facilities.
Green Gourmet creates dynamic and healthy eating food brands and supplies a large range of high welfare meal solutions for UK food service markets driven with a constant focus on delivering creative, trusted and responsive innovation to its customers. This is recognised globally as they won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2017 – the UK’s highest accolade for business success.
Within its school of Natural and Environment Sciences Newcastle University has a number of agricultural facilities
that allow it to research and teach across its two sites, Cockle Park and Nafferton Farm.
Established in 1991, PDM is a private family-owned company based in Shropshire. They are recognised as an innovative and dynamic organisation and one that has achieved rapid growth and an enviable market position in their sector.
Azotic Technologies specialises in natural nitrogen which helps address the problem of nitrogen pollution. Their technology provides every cell in the plant with the ability to fix its own nitrogen from the air. By reducing nitrogen fertiliser application it offers a significant cost benefit to the grower.
Ramsden International is a leading exporter of British food and drink from the UK and sells products to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in 133 countries across the world.
McCreath Simpson & Prentice
McCreath Simpson & Prentice is the agricultural trading division of Simpsons Malt Limited, a world leader in the malting industry for over 150 years. Based in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, the company has been led by the expertise of five generations of the Simpson family. The Simpsons have worked alongside the region’s farming families to produce consistently high-quality products.
Swancote Foods was established in 1995 after an opportunity was identified for the manufacture of cooked potato ingredients. In 2007 Greenvale AP, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of fresh potatoes acquired Swancote Foods completing their vertically integrated supply chain. The purchase of the business created an opportunity to convert unsuitable retail potatoes into high quality prepared potato ingredients.
Greenyard Fresh UK
Greenyard is a global market leader of fresh and frozen fruit & vegetables, flowers and plants. Due to a retirement, Eden Search & Select was approached by the Group HR Director to lead the confidential search for a new Managing Director of the UK fresh business.
Over recent years, Eden Search & Select has developed a close relationship with Whites Recycling, part of the ReGen group of companies, exclusively working with them to identify future senior management for the business.