Q: Tell us about D.C. Williamson Ltd. What makes the company unique?
A: Our uniqueness lies in the way that we process 12 individually quick frozen (IQF) berry and fruit products with the Bühler SORTEX FA optical sorter. We have the capability to re-sort factory rejections for third party importers, unloading refrigerated containers. We scan, inspect, and re-pack to an AA standard of the BRCGS Packaging Materials Standard certification.
As a third-generation fruit farming family, D.C. Williamson Ltd. has adapted from a primary producer and evolved into an individually quick frozen (IQF) fruit and juice/puree processing business. We process 700 tons of frozen fruit every year with the help of 28 employees – rising to 45 for summer picking.
Q: What does D.C Williamson portfolio include?
A: We have built up a diverse portfolio of IQF, aseptic pasteurized Not from Concentrate (NFC) juice and puree, cloudy and clarified, raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, blackcurrants, gooseberries, redcurrants, rhubarbs, blueberries, cherries, damsons, apples, and pears.