Having Farmed for Major Tudor Lay for several years, Herbet Charles Fairs purchased Warrens Farm and The Moor Farm (totalling 211 acres) whilst his son Harold Fairs was serving in WW1. On returning, Harold Fairs started to farm the area alongside his father.

1915

Harold Fairs gifted his two sons (Peter and Alan) 50/50. Peter purchased Alan's share to form H J Fairs and son, and farmed the land as a partnership with his father

1967

Fairking Ltd was founded following a successful business relationship between Francis Nicholls of John K King & Sons and Peter Fairs of H J Fairs & Son

1982
1985

Francis Nicholls discovered Quinoa whilst exploring Peru and brought some seed back to Britian. Trials began at Fairking Ltd to establish a variety suitable for the British climate.

1994

Peter Fairs son, Andrew Fairs, joined him on the farm to bring new expertise, which has helped to develop even better growing techniques for the unique range of crops now grown and processed by the company.

Great Tey Business Centre

Warrens Farm

Great Tey

Colchester

Essex

CO6 1JG

01206 212330

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