Abbey Fruit,
Fresh Produce Packing

Abbey Fruit is a ‘state-of-the-art’ fresh produce packing facility.
We produce a range of soft fruit and vegetable products for the UK’s premier retailers.

The facility is located in Arbroath, Scotland and is an extension of the PJ Stirling farming business.


About Abbey Fruit


Abbey Fruit was established in 1999. We operate 12 months of the year and we have a very talented and experienced, full time workforce .

Arbroath is probably one of the UK’s optimum locations to grow fruit and vegetables due its coastal, temperate climate and fertile soils.

Expertise & Capability

As a grower-packer, we have a very streamlined, low cost overhead structure. We have become specialists in what we produce, enabling the supply of top quality products at competitive prices.

Our business centres on fruit and vegetables and we specialise in fresh strawberries and Brussel sprouts, providing a range of products for each. But we also have experience packing a wide range of salad products.

Our customers include retailers; Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Waitrose, Sainsbury, Asda and Morrison’s. We also supply food service and wholesale companies as well as other fresh produce businesses.

We have earned a reputation of providing excellent quality and consistent service & delivery records. In some cases we supply 80% to 100% of some of Marks & Spencer’s UK product lines.

Abbey fruit has an on-going Investment in first class equipment and facilities, helping us optimise the production process. We have a pro-active approach to innovation, such as producing enhanced oxygen products which can double the shelf life.

Our multi-purpose facility has high-care and multi temperature controlled environments, (including frozen), as well as high humidity chills, rapid cooling tunnels and sunken loading docks.

We have earned a reputation of providing excellent products, and consistent service & delivery records.
In some cases we supply 80% to 100% of some of Marks & Spencer’s UK product lines.

Contact Us

Kirkton Industrial Estate,
Arbroath, Scotland,
DD11 3LR

Call us on +44 (0)1241 436200. Email us

key contacts (email) :

General Manager : Gary Bruce

Production Manager : Ainslee Swankie

Employment Opportunities

Abbey Fruit has seasonal employment opportunities, as well as occasional full time positions.

We always have room within our business for talented people, so if you are interested in being part of the team, then please contact us using our Employment Enquiry form.

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PJ Stirling Farms

Abbey Fruit is part of a group which also includes PJ Stirling Fruit Farms, one of Scotland’s biggest soft fruit growers.

For more information on the company, or if you’re interested in seasonal outdoor labour, please click to visit the PJ Stirling Farms website.

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