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Vegetable Seed

As the UK’s leading supplier of quality vegetable seed, we have an impressive and competitive portfolio that is trialled and tested in the UK.

Agricultural Seed

Our large portfolio of arable crops offers an extensive choice to UK farmers of competitive varieties of cereals, oilseeds and pulses.

Seed Technology

With over 30 years’ experience treating seed, we are committed to delivering you the highest quality seed possible with our world-class technology and services.

Research and Development

Our expert team create market leading varieties and seed technologies using specialised facilities and equipment.

Elsoms Trees

Our nursery organise the growing and supply of​ one to three year old plants to the highest environmental standards, and agreed​ specification. Unlike conventional plant suppliers, we identify, support and encourage the use of local nursery facilities to ensure local accountability and plant health.

Latest News

Extensive trials show Spring Oats needn’t be styled a Cinderella crop

Variety Lion yielded well and had the lowest hulling losses in 2022 Spring Oat trial confirms agronomist Brin Hughes Following four years of intensive trials aimed at improving the yield and quality of Spring Oats, agronomist Brin Hughes, of Richardson Milling (UK) Limited, confirms that they should no longer be unkindly referred to as a […]

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Buccaneer sitting pretty at the top of the 2-row winter malting barley list

New high yielding 2-row winter malting barley boasts a strong disease resistance package and has performed well in malting trials Buccaneer, marketed by Elsoms Seeds and bred by Saaten Union, headlines this year’s list of 2-row winter malting barleys on the new 2023 Recommended List confirms George Goodwin, Technical Manager for leading independent breeder Elsoms […]

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Great news for Scottish distilling industry as Firefoxx secures full approval for malt distilling

Firefoxx, a high-yielding spring malting barley with early maturity, bred by Elsoms-Ackermann Barley, has received full approval for malt distilling use by the Malting Barley Committee (MBC) confirms Paul Taylor, Head of Agriculture at Elsoms Seeds. Mr Taylor says: “This is fantastic news for both growers and the distilling market. For malt distillers, its low […]

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Events

Open Days 2022

ELSOMS’ Open Day We are delighted to invite you to our 2022 Open Days at our trial field in Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 3JG. As the UK’s leading independent seed company, our Open Days are the UK’s largest independent vegetable variety trials. They provide a great opportunity to see our extensive vegetable portfolio and new variety introductions […]

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British Carrot Growers Demo Day 2022

The British Carrot Growers Association Demonstration Day is back for 2022. The 2022 event will be held at a field location near Kinrossie, Scotland and will kindly be hosted by Tompsett Growers and sponsored by AHDB. The event will take place on Thursday 6th October 2022 from 9am to 3pm. Building on the success of […]

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