Based in Dorchester, Dorset, The Watercress Company are a progressive and enthusiastic company. The purpose of the business is to produce the finest quality products in a safe and sustainable way across farms in Dorset, Hampshire, Spain and Florida.
Committed to traditional standards of quality, value and the importance of farming in harmony with the environment, whether country pub, busy café, urban snack bar or Michelin starred restaurant. The Watercress Company understand that quality, consistency and provenance are fundamental to your menu.
They supply a growing number of local and national distributors with baby leaf, watercress and fresh wasabi in a range of punnets, bags and trays to ensure our crops are available when you need them in a volume that works for you.
As specialists in niche crops they ensure that the finest quality baby leaf and watercress is harvested daily and at its best. Supplying unwashed to ensure maximum shelf life for your kitchen.
Due to its unique peppery flavour and highly regarded health attributes, watercress has been on the development list for many businesses at some point. Thanks to the historic and loyal support by UK consumers for this punchy leaf in UK homes, watercress on food packaging attracts customers.
The creativity never fails to amaze them and it’s not just big business that uses watercress to create innovative new products; TWC are finding more new businesses are contacting them to source reliable, high quality and product specific watercress for their new products.
As well as watercress they are also passionate about baby leaf salads and it’s a fast moving part of our business. The team are truly specialised and responsible for most of their innovation and development, from searching the globe for the finest seeds to developing state of-the-art production equipment.
All their leaves are either harvested and packed on site for national distribution to restaurants and hotels or shipped to businesses that wash and prepare for most of the major retailers.