Phil’s Blog2019-11-07T11:34:51+00:00

Phil Acock, MD & Mad Scientist

Phil Acock is the third generation member of the Acock family and is the driving force behind innovation, product development and sales at Fourayes. With a lifetime of experience in the fruit industry, Phil reflects on industry developments and market trends in his ‘Setting the Agenda’ Blog. Phil is also Vice Chairman of British Apples and Pears, the industry body responsible for the English top fruit industry.

And if you’re wondering about the Mad Scientist in the title, that’s all down to Channel 4 and its fantastic series The Food Chain, starring our very own Mad Scientist!

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Recent Blogs

BRC AA All the Way!

Each of our Atlas peeling and coring machines handles, on average, 100 Bramley apples every minute - that’s each machine, each minute. Our staff work collectively some 400,000 hours per annum, and they are dealing with [...]

December 10th, 2019|

Learning is a Trial

A customers’ client (a well-known high street grocery multiple brand) recently opened a gleaming, newly refurbished flagship store just 20 minutes from Fourayes. As one of our delicious compotes features in their top-selling chilled [...]

September 12th, 2019|