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ELSOMS Digital Open Day 2020

We are delighted to invite you to this years’ Elsoms Digital Open Day! As we are unable to see you all at our trial field this year, you can still experience and learn about the varieties that we have on show.  Click on the buttons below to go directly to the crop section or use the search bar and type in the variety of your choice! Please enjoy the range of videos we have created for you that cover some of the key varieties on our brassica, salad and root crop portfolio. Our trial guide is available for download here - please note, not all crops/varieties are available in video format. For more information, please contact your crop manager. Kale Spring Green Broccoli Purple Sprouting Broccoli Kohl Rabi Pointed Cabbage Savoy (Early/Summer) Savoy (Christmas) Savoy Winter Red Cabbage Red Cabbage (Processing) Baby Leaf Spring Onion Radish Chinese Leaf Spinach Celery Iceberg Lettuce Speciality Lettuce Brassica We are delighted to offer the superb range of brassica crops from both Bejo and our joint breeding programme, with Bejo. Our joint breeding programmes for Brussels sprouts and sprouting broccoli have produced some fantastic varieties. The passion we have for breeding traditional 'British' vegetable crops is demonstrated in our the varieties seen here. Let Dave Clay, Brassica Crop Manager tell you more about the varieties we have on show. Kale https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VuGS2M1I60 Spring Green https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5P2rhVS_91E Broccoli https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGbPMDA5hHo Purple Sprouting Broccoli https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRvQrzm7h4A Kohl Rabi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFsJu7brplI Pointed Cabbage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNAj7W_RCeg Savoy (early/summer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vptGgnSWqv0 Savoy (Christmas) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfAE10OiCMc Savoy (winter) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-Q4m9fBv8c Red Cabbage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6STHb49V5E Red Cabbage (Processing) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9X4CZ5Xc-bk Salads Our salads and diverse crop portfolio continues to expand. The expert breeding and selection team at Bejo is dedicated to bring you a range of species, particularly celery, fennel and radish. Find out more from Lisa Tokelove, our Salads and Diverse Crop Manager. Baby Leaf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2k7ve9M72Y Spring Onion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iwfh5Du1y7s Radish https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71RsmwGWP1c Chinese Leaf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Hr8dDw7-74 Spinach https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYAESItI-gE Celery https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pb3hVZJMFeI Iceberg Lettuce https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apMNoZoJa-s Speciality Lettuce https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15I6hJQEW84
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Elsoms Seeds receives RoSPA Gold Award for health and safety achievements

Elsoms Seeds is celebrating for the third year running after receiving an internationally recognised award for demonstrating high health and safety standards. Elsoms has received a prestigious RoSPA Gold Health and Safety Award for working hard to ensure its staff, customers, clients, and contractors stay safe. The RoSPA Awards scheme offers organisations a prime opportunity to benchmark performance year on year and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to raising health and safety standards. “I’m so proud to have won the RoSPA Gold award for 3 consecutive years now.” said Kim Baker, Health and Safety Officer. “This achievement is due to the efforts and determination of our management and staff to uphold Elsoms’ strong health and safety culture.” Julia Small, RoSPA’s achievements director, said: “The RoSPA Awards scheme is the longest-running of its kind in the UK, but it receives entries from organisations across the globe, making it one of the most sought-after achievement awards for health and safety worldwide.”
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