Avalon Growers Producer Organisation
Avalon Growers Producer Organisation (AGPO) is a group of 21 growers of apples and pears spread between Cambridgeshire, East Sussex, Essex, Suffolk, Kent and Hampshire.
The company handles approximately 20 thousand tonnes of top fruit and has a turnover of circa £15 million. It is recognised as a Producer Organisation (PO) under the Fruit and Veg regime of the Common Agricultural Policy. As a consequence of its PO status, annual grants are paid which are used to help fund a range of growing, grading and marketing activities.