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Drysdales is a long-established, innovative agricultural business located in the Scottish Borders. The company has developed from its origins as a farm-based enterprise to a nationwide processor of added-value, locally grown vegetables.

Drysdales are committed to the concept of a viable agriculture which is environmentally, socially & ethically acceptable. Thus ensuring the continuity and supply of wholesome, affordable food while conserving and enhancing the fabric and wildlife of the British countryside for future generations, utilising the principles of Integrated Crop Management.
The maintenance of the quality management system ensures continual improvement of all matters relating to food safety, legality and quality.

Accreditationsfrom the trade

  • Developed by retailers and driven by retailers, British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standards are a market leading global brand that helps build confidence in the food safety industry. They set the standard for good manufacturing practice, and help provide assurance to customers that our products are safe. Today, many retailers and brand owners worldwide will only do business with suppliers who have gained certification in the appropriate BRC Global Standard.

    BRC Global Standard For Food Safety

    BRC Website

  • G.A.P. stands for Good Agricultural Practice and GLOBALG.A.P. is the worldwide standard that assures it. A global organization with a crucial objective: safe, sustainable agriculture worldwide. They set voluntary standards for the certification of agricultural products around the globe‚Äďand more and more producers, suppliers and buyers are harmonising their certification standards to match.


    GLOBALG.A.P. Website

  • Red Tractor was established in 2000 and has grown to become the UK‘s biggest farm and food standards scheme, covering all of animal welfare, food safety, traceability and environmental protection. The Red Tractor logo on pack means that your food or drink has met these responsible production standards and is fully traceable back to independently inspected farms in the UK.

    RTA Red Tractor Assurance | Fresh Produce

    RTA Website

  • Nurture was launched in 1992, to ensure Tesco delivers world class quality fruit and vegetables for our customers. It is an exclusive, independently accredited, quality standard that assures you, our customer, that Tesco fruit and vegetables are grown in an environmental and responsible way. Each grower is independently audited and monitored regularly to ensure we continue to meet the exacting standard.

    Tesco Nuture

    Tesco Nuture Website

  • Marks & Spencer Field to Fork aims to guarantee the high-quality of the food that the retailer is famous for offering. The audit standards are more extensive in requirements than other assurance initiatives and are regularly reviewed to ensure standards are maintained, and every farm is regularly audited.

    M & S Field to Fork

    M & S Website

  • Set up in 1991, LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) is a registered charity (No. 1045781) promoting environmentally responsible farming, through encouraging farmers globally to produce food with care for the environment and to improve public understanding of food and farming. They work with farmers, the food industry, scientists and consumers, to inspire and enable sustainable farming that is prosperous, enriches the environment and engages local communities.

    LEAF Marque

    LEAF Website

  • Drysdales are also proud members of Campden BRI who provide the food and drink industry with the practical scientific, technical and advisory services needed to ensure product safety and quality, process efficiency and product and process innovation.

    Campden BRI

    Campden BRI Website