News

  • Our 2022 Parsley Harvest Has Begun

    14 July 2022

    Camstar's 2022 parsley harvest is now under way, with the first load coming in on the 4th of July. The Camstar 2 factory is running well, and the new Camstar 1 factory should be coming on line soon....
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  • 2022 Camomile Crop Doing Well

    06 July 2022

    Once again it's the time of year for camomile, with the flowers making their usual show in the fields and the familiar scent drifting over Chestnuts Farm. Soon the harvest will start and judging by the appearance of...
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  • Congratulations Gavin, and welcome to Melanie

    06 July 2022

    Following an invitation by the directors of Camstar Herbs we're very pleased to announce that Gavin Keach, formerly Operations Manager, has now been promoted to Operations Director. This is in recognition of his hard work and dedication over...
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  • Camstar from the Air

    New Factory Looking Good

    18 May 2022

    Here at Camstar we're looking forward to the 2022 parsley season which should see the new factory working at full capacity. The main structure of the building is now complete, concrete floors are in place and we've even...
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  • Sieve Testing at Camstar

    Got to get it right

    18 May 2022

    Quality Assurance Manager Jack Pickerden has been keen to tell me about his latest piece of test gear, a RO-TAP RX29 test sieve shaker. While sieve testing has been traditionally done manually by that method it's not always...
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  • Camstar Sponsors 2 ASTA Scholarships

    27 April 2022

    Every year ASTA, the American Spice Trade Association, offers scholarships of $1,000 to students under their Susan L. Abbott Memorial scheme. This year CEO Ed Starke is happy to announce that Camstar have funded 2 of these scholarships...
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  • Camstar Staff Looking Smart

    The New Uniforms Have Arrived

    13 April 2022

    A new look for Camstar Herbs, as from now on staff will be wearing our stylish uniforms. The green polo shirts, featuring the Camstar logo, will be visible on site, and as workers make the short walk to...
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  • Warehouses Now Complete

    13 April 2022

    Our project to vastly increase the capacity of our warehousing facilities is now close to completion, the next big task is to fill it with our ever expanding range of herbs and spices.

    Here we see the...
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  • Aid Arrives for Ukrainian Refugees

    07 April 2022

    Our lorry full of essential supplies arrived in Poland for unloading at 4am on 06/04/22. The 14 tonne cargo contains food and other items including 3 tonnes of Heinz Big Soups donated by CEO Ed Starke himself, and...
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  • Donations for Refugees

    Can you help?

    16 March 2022

    Camstar Herbs are now collecting donations to send to the Ukrainian Refugees in Poland, via a lorry which Evergreen Harvesting will be driving. We are reaching out to our surrounding community, to ask for your help in donating...
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  • The New Factory

    16 February 2022

    The structure of the new factory already dominates Camstar's main site at Chestnuts Farm. The tall structure is designed for two new state of the art dryers and we've taken the opportunity to really optimise the layout. Basically...
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  • An Empty Warehouse at Camstar?

    How is that even possible?

    15 February 2022

    Not something you'd expect to see, and of course there's a very easy explanation. Racking has only just been completed in one of our new warehouses, there simply hasn't been time to fill it yet. Nevertheless a start...
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  • Big Plans for 2022

    New Warehouses Looking Impressive

    11 January 2022

    Work on the new warehouse facility at our Chestnuts Farm site is really coming together, with concrete floors completed and the full scale of the buildings now visible without those protective fences which have been a feature of...
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