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Riverford Organic
Riverford Organic franchise delivers fresh organic produce to local people by the most direct route possible. They are the UK's leading organic produce delivery company which has sustained year-on-year growth.
Franchise Information
  • BFA Membership StatusFull
  • UK Years Established30 years
  • Current UK Coverage90%
  • Franchisee Support Staff7
  • Personal Investment Req.£12,500
  • Total Startup Cost£24,000
  • Home-based business locationYes
  • Business to consumer servicesYes
  • Franchisee operates individuallyYes
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A Decade Of Deliveries For Riverford Franchisee

12th June 2017

A Decade Of Deliveries For Riverford Franchisee

Andrew Wilson

It’s a big month for Riverford franchisees, Andrew Wilson and Susan Taylor, who are not only celebrating their 10th year anniversary as franchise owners but also a big business development.

A neighbouring franchise recently came on the market offering the couple an opportunity to expand their territory for the second time. Originally delivering to Bradford and Harrogate, they first extended deliveries into Halifax and have now added the Leeds and Wakefield areas to their delivery network.

Andrew said:
"Due to the resounding success of the Harrogate, Halifax and Bradford areas, when this opportunity came up, we jumped at it."

The expansion will provide them with an additional 30% business growth. When Andrew and Susan first invested in a Riverford franchise, they were delivering 50 veg boxes per week; now they are delivering up to 800 boxes per week. They’ve gone from an owner driver operation to a team of five drivers.

Both have come from families who grew their own produce, which cemented their belief that fresh and organic is best. This also lead them to starting up their own business within the organic industry.

Andrew added:
"Riverford ticked all the boxes for us; organic, great quality fresh produce, minimal packaging and great customer service. We thought, we can do that! So we did. A decade on and we haven’t looked back."

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Riverford Invests in New Packaging TechnologyRiverford Invests in New Packaging Technology

11th December 2017

Riverford have introduced new packaging technology which reduces the time franchisees and drivers spend at a customers’ doorsteps.

Riverford Ditches Plastic Nets In Favour Of Biodegradable AlternativeRiverford Ditches Plastic Nets In Favour Of Biodegradable Alternative

30th November 2017

Riverford have ditched plastic nets in favour of a biodegradable alternative made from beech tree pulp.

Riverford’s Nick Kington Celebrates his Successful First YearRiverford’s Nick Kington Celebrates his Successful First Year

23rd November 2017

As Christmas rapidly approaches, Riverford’s Nick Kington is celebrating his first year as a Riverford business owner.

Riverford Celebrates Double MilestoneRiverford Celebrates Double Milestone

22nd August 2017

Riverford Organic reaches two impressive milestones in August 2017.

Riverford Wins at BOOM AwardsRiverford Wins at BOOM Awards

10th July 2017

Riverford celebrates as founder, Guy Watson, is named Best Organic Farmer at the BOOM Awards.

Riverford celebrate 30 years of Business at Annual Franchise ConferenceRiverford celebrate 30 years of Business at Annual Franchise Conference

6th July 2017

Riverford Organic marks 30 years since founder Guy Watson began growing veg on his parents’ Devon farm.

Riverford’s Newest Team Raring To Live Life on the Veg!Riverford’s Newest Team Raring To Live Life on the Veg!

5th June 2017

Grant Hughes and Elizabet Caminade-Lavault are the latest franchisees to join Riverford’s network of veg box delivery teams.

Riverford Raises Awareness Through The Veg FundRiverford Raises Awareness Through The Veg Fund

16th May 2017

Riverford's The Veg Fund scheme works in partnership with local schools, charities and other organisations to help them raise money.


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