• Water for Pe-Hill School, Kenya

    Latest Update on Borehole

    03 December 2020

    Following the installation of a borehole for fresh water at Pe-Hill School it was apparent that a distribution system was needed. CEO Ed Starke was on the case right away and funding was provided. Equipment including Around 800m of piping...
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  • Harvesting the Parsley Seed

    15 October 2020

    Estate Manager Tim Stammer's latest project becomes a reality as parsley seeds that had been left to dry in the field can finally be harvested. The recent heavy and incessant rains obviously didn't help the drying process, but as can...
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  • A New Look for Camstar 1

    01 October 2020

    The Camstar 1 processing plant received something of a make-over for the 2021 season. Including a new roof complete with energy saving skylights and safety cables.
    With access deemed safe your intrepid reporter was allowed to ascend to grab a...
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  • Parsley Seeds for 2021

    30 September 2020

    The latest project for Estate Manager Tim Stammers is for Camstar to produce our own parsley seeds for next season. An area of parsley was left from 2019, as a bienniel it needs to overwinter before it produces...
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  • Camstar Ingredients Latest Brochure

    Our sister company has plenty to offer

    17 September 2020

    You've often heard us say we're your one stop shop for flavour, now see just how true that is. Camstar Herb's product range, based on herbs and spice, is ideally complemented by the dry and wet blends from...
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  • Investment in Equipment Continues

    ...but what is this strange device?

    03 September 2020

    Staff at Camstar 3 were recently baffled by the arrival of the bizarre vehicle you see pictured here. A bit of investigation soon turned up that it's a Vietnamese rickshaw bicycle, known as a 'cyclo'.

    Suspicions that...
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  • Camstar Ingredients Promotional Video

    27 August 2020

    Camstar Ingredients Ltd. our sister company in the Camstar Group just had this rather stunning promotional video made, complete with drone footage and an insight into the vast range of products and services that they can provide.

    As yet...
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  • New Warehouse Now Operational

    Camstar 3 Fills with Parsley

    20 August 2020

    With the Parsley harvest well under way the new warehouse, across the road from our factory at Chestnuts Farm is filling up with parsley. The large new site, aquired this year, includes 40,000 ft sq.of warehousing space. 
    The parsley...
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  • Camomile Harvest and Distillation 2020

    04 August 2020

    The 2020 Camomule harvest is now well under way, above we see the flowers being cut ready to be raked into rows.
    Once it's in rows it can be picked up by the harvester, which quite literally throws...
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  • Our New Trailers

    "Seasoning the World"

    07 July 2020

    Watch out for what will soon be a common sight on the highways and byways of Suffolk. Our new trailers are easily recognisable as they feature the distinctive Camstar logo.
    As always Camstar offer a vast range of...
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  • Chive Processing at Camstar

    17 June 2020

    Our New GS 10-2 Belt Cutter from Kronen will come into operation this season. We'll be producing chive rings from locally grown chives. The digitally controlled cutter can be easily programmed with presets for different cut lengths, easily...
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  • Camstar Warehouse 3, Looking Good

    Another 40,000 ft sq. of Storage

    06 June 2020

    Camstar's new Warehouse 3 will soon be in operation, providing an additional 40,000 ft sq. to our already extensive warehousing facilities. Once in use it'll allow us to further increase product range with year round availability. Whatever your...
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  • Solar Power at Chestnut's Farm

    Warehouse roof ready for switch on

    08 May 2020

    If the sun continues to beat down relentlessly on the Parsley fields which, to be honest, could really do with a bit of rain then at least Camstar is now in a position to benefit. The 896 solar...
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  • Turkish Sage and Oregano Crop

    07 May 2020

    While most of us hide away indoors the Turkish Sage and Oregano crops are looking good in their fields. Camstar will be able to provide a high quality crop this year, with all products, as always, meeting all...
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  • Another New Warehouse for Camstar

    07 May 2020

    We're pleased to announce that Camstar's already extensive warehousing facilities will now be augmented following the acquisition of a new site.
    Conveniently just across the street from the Chestnut's Farm site the new 40,000 square foot structure will...
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  • Makeover for Camstar 1

    Drying Plant at Chestnuts Farm Looking Good

    29 April 2020

    Camstar's drying plant at Chestnuts Farm is getting some major attention these days. 

    The entire roof has been replaced with 100mm composite sheeting,  with colour matched  flashing at the eaves, barges and transitions. All the gutters and...
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  • Green Energy for Camstar

    Solar Panels for Our Warehouses

    29 April 2020

    Camstar's large warehouses will be working even harder for the company once our latest project is realised. Half of the roof will be covered by solar panels, with a maximum output of 260KW. Installation starts next week, and should take...
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  • Camstar Supports the East Anglian Air Ambulance

    22 April 2020

    In these difficult days C.E.O. Ed Starke is determined that Camstar will do what they can to help. The East Anglian Air Ambulance receives no regular government funding and relies on donations to keep its two helicopters flying...
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  • 2020 Season Starts

    01 April 2020

    Since when was dust ever cause for joy? According to Estate Manager Tim Stammers it certainly is today as after the wettest Winter on record in Suffolk we're finally able to start drilling parsley seed for the 2020...
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  • Wedding Ring Returned

    Metal Detector Finds Gold Ring On Beach

    13 February 2020

    Metal detecting enthusiast Stephen Jennings was thrilled to find his first ever gold ring on Lowestoft Beach back in September 2018. A quick examination of the engraved ring revealed the first names and marriage date of a couple...
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  • Still Busy in the Fields

    Camstar Kale Harvest

    09 January 2020

    With the parsley harvest over for this year there's no time for the Camstar growing team to sit back. The 2020 kale harvest is now well under way.
    The green leaves of kale, Brassica oleracea, are a popular...
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  • 2019 Christmas Party

    Ending the year with style

    09 January 2020

    The annual Camstar Christmas Party for 2019 was a great success by all accounts. Hospitality was provided at the local Oaksmere Restaurant with a three course meal, a disco and of course copious drinks for all. Over 60...
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