Rowe Farming Limited, the Cornish-based daffodil and potato growing subsidiary of Greenvale parent company Produce Investments has purchased fellow Cornish daffodil grower Andrew Farming.
The deal includes 40 new commercial daffodil varieties and 90 smaller seedling varieties and will expand the company’s daffodil portfolio significantly. Under the agreement Kevin Andrew will join the Rowe Farming management team.
Rowe Farming managing director Rob Stacey commented, “This acquisition enables Rowe Farming to offer a wider range of products and services to our customers and in particular we see opportunities in dried bulbs and specialist cut flowers.
“The varieties we have acquired from the deal are extremely complimentary to our own and the combined expertise will enable Rowe Farming to better serve our customers. This acquisition represents a major investment in future daffodil flower and bulb production, underlying our continued commitment to the sector.”
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