A family-owned business, the Mackinnon family has been farming at Mountford Berry Farms for 5 generations! Located in Longford, Tasmania Jemma and Roly are leading the 14Ha berry operation; Jemma has a background in human resources and management, while Roly has a degree in business and agriculture – a match made in heaven, it only made sense for the pair to run Mountford Berry Farms. Aside from the unlimited raspberry smoothies; the team loves the diversity of workers they have and the challenge of improving quality and yield each year while making sure they have the best tasting and best-looking raspberries for their customers!
Mountford Berry Farms produces approximately 100,000 kgs per year
They have 100 beehives around the farm to help pollinate the raspberries
There are over 26,000 raspberry plants - that's a lot of plants!
During peak season the harvest team pick every single day for 11-15 weeks