• The Camstar Euro 2020 Team

    09 September 2021

    The picture that says it all, from left to right Gavin Keach (Operations Manager), Jack Pickerden (Quality Assurance Manager), Paul Williams (Assistant Warehouse Manager) and Neil Harkett (Warehouse Manager). None of them expected to be there, but somehow...
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  • Thank You from Tido Primary School, Kenya

    They even made us a video

    09 September 2021

    CEO Ed Starke's efforts to bring help to needy children continue with this latest donation. Pupils at Tido Primary School, in Kisumu, Kenya we're delighted to receive a large consignment of equipment. 20 of the older pupils were...
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  • A New Facility at Camstar

    02 September 2021

    It's sometimes hard to keep track of what's new at Camstar, and this rather stunning new 'Development Kitchen' situated in the main office building certainly comes as a surprise. The fully featured state of the art facility has features a...
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  • Camstar Up and Running

    Parsley Harvest Continues

    19 August 2021

    You may have seen dramatic pictures of a fire at Camstar on the news, and indeed the drying plant at Chestnuts Farm is temporarily out of action. The nearby warehouse was untouched, so it's only parsley that will...
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  • Camomile Harvest 2021 is Complete

    12 August 2021

    The brief camomile harvest is now over for the year, and this year's production of Roman Camomile Essential oil has been of superb quality. Colour of the oil can vary considerably, depending on the plants themselves and the...
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  • 2021 Camomile Looking Great in the Field

    08 July 2021

    For your correspondent, the best photo shoot of the year is always the flowering of the Camstar camomile. 2020's Lockdown meant that the crop went undocumented, so it's a great pleasure to get out in the fields and...
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  • The 2021 Parsley Season Has Now Started

    08 July 2021

    It's all hands on deck at Camstar as the 2021 parsley season really gets going. Last week we had a limited arrival of parsley, so that seasonal staff could be trained, now we're running 24 hours a day...
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  • CEO's Life of Flavour

    27 May 2021

    Travel and global ingredients inspire me.
    I’ve been cooking since the age of seven and have always had a passion for herbs and spices, ethnic ingredients and worldwide foods. This probably stemmed from the fact that Asian, Chinese...
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  • Always Improving Quality

    22 April 2021

    At Camstar we always put quality first, and spare no effort to ensure our customers are supplied with the very best possible product.

    A common weed encountered within the Parsley crop is Groundsel, a member of the...
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  • Latest Arrival At Camstar

    18 February 2021

    The latest addition to the Camstar fleet of vehicles arrived from India recently, a specially commisioned tuk tuk to the exact requirements of CEO Ed Starke. He seems to have given the designers more or less free rein...
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