Bury St Edmunds Factory

NFU Contacts at the Bury St Edmunds factory

Your NFU representative is appointed by the NFU. Based at the sugar factory they can answer queries regarding sampling procedures and process complaints during the campaign.

Direct NFU contact numbers for your representatives at Bury St Edmunds are:

David Bidwell / Clive Raines
Tel 01284 703 263

For any general sugar beet enquiry contact the NFU Sugar HelpLine on 0370 0661974

Beet Reception Committee members can be contacted where required on the following numbers:

Reception Committee Chairman
David Papworth 01263 733417

Reception members
David Miller 01449 781265
Jacon Turnbull 07799 902546

Bury St Edmunds factory details

Agriculture Operations Manager
Rob Richards 01284 829 261


  • The Bury St Edmunds factory is the UK's largest milled sugar plant.
  • 250,000 tonnes of sugar is produced annually at the Bury St Edmunds factory.
  • There are 160 employees,200 during the campaign.
  • Two million tonnes of sugar beet are produced by some 1,200 UK growers, at an average distance of 50km from the factory.

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