News

  • Congratulations Pawel and Anna

    Marraige for our Factory Supervisor

    14 September 2016

    At Camstar we're delighted to announce the marriage of our long term factory supervisor Pawel Lewinski to his new wife Anna. The wedding took place in Poland on 8th September, with CEO Ed Starke very much in attendance.

    Whether Ed's personal...
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  • Camomile Looking Great

    This year's harvest underway

    10 August 2016

    The scent of English Camomile is on the air at Chestnuts Farm, where a high quality crop is just being harvested. Camstar's recent efforts and  investments with the fields are starting to really take effect.

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  • Parsley Season Begins

    and the English weather isn't helping

    03 August 2016

    Finally this year's Parsley harvest is under way. Those heavy rain showers just aren't helping, so things are a little slow. Nevertheless Camstar's state of the arts plants are turning out high quality product, with our new Buhler double pass...
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  • A 4th JCB Fastrac for the new season

    22 June 2016

    In anticipation of the new Parsley season, starting July this year, we have invested in a fourth JCB Fastrac tracktor and trailer. With our policy of field to factory in less than half an hour we need to invest in...
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  • Another New Coloursorter

    Camstar at the forefront of technological innovation

    15 June 2016

    As the July start of the 2016 Parsley season approaches we've just installed a second Bühler coloursorter in our Camstar 1 plant. This one's a larger two pass sorter for improved rejection of foreign bodies.

    Meanwhile over...
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  • Ed's Adventures in Global Marketing

    11 May 2016

    At Camstar we have our eyes on the Asian market. Here's CEO Ed Starke in Indonesia, at what he claims is our first overseas branch. Whether this local style point of sale will be suitable for large volume...
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  • 2016 ASTA Annual Meeting & Exhibits

    American Spice Trade Association

    15 April 2016

    Here's Camstar CEO ED Starke networking at the 2016 ASTA Annual Meeting and Exhibits, located at the J.W. Marriot Resort and Spa in Scottsdale Arizona. He was accompanied by Sales Director Tracey Clark who like Ed has obviously made...
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  • Camstar in Indonesia

    Spices and Oleoresins in Java

    23 March 2016

    We follow heros Martin Hoxworth and Steve Clemenson in their travels, after leaving India next stop was Indonesia. In Surabaya, Java they visited production facilities and warehousing for Nutmeg, Mace, Cloves and Pepper. Local facilities included plants for...
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  • Camstar in India

    Garlic and Onion Producers

    22 March 2016

    Further adventures for the intrepid Martin Hoxworth, Camstar Group Sales Manager and Steve Clemenson, Operations Director for Camstar Ingredients.

     

    Travelling to Rajkot and Ahmedabad in the Gurjarat region...
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  • Camstar in India

    World Spice Congress 2016

    09 March 2016

    Camstar's Group Sales Manager, Martin Hoxworth, and Operations Director for Camstar Ingredients, Steve Clemenson were delegates at the World Spice Congress 2016, held at the renowned Gujarat University Convention and Exhibition Centre.

    "Target 2020: Clean, Safe and...
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  • Nothing Wasted at Camstar

    Unwanted Parsley Stalk Generates Power

    10 February 2016

    With Camstar being the largest producer of dried parsley in Europe it's not surprising that we have a fair amount of waste. The majority of this is stalk, which is separated from the leaf after drying.

    During...
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