Halesworth: Leavs’ Richard Wright explains journey from pig farm to packaging firm

Leavs Ltd, producers of organic packaging from botanicals and by-products of popular farming crops -

Leavs Ltd, producers of organic packaging from botanicals and by-products of popular farming crops - was founded by Norfolk farmer Richard Wright in response to issues he was facing packing his own products. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: Simon Finlay

A pig farmer who diversified into eco-packaging will describe his journey at a farmers’ evening at Halesworth Golf Club on October 16.

Richard Writer, founder and director of Leavs Ltd, in Hardley, south Norfolk, will explain how he grew trial crops to create the packaging.

The event is co-hosted by accountants, Lovewell Blake and Suffolk Coastal National Farmers’ Union. Call (01986) 873163 or e-mail b.bale@lovewell-blake.co.uk to book. Brian Bale, partner and agriculture sector specialist at Lovewell Blake said: “We are delighted to welcome Richard Wright to our event and look forward to hearing from him about his unique and successful diversification business. It is a great opportunity to learn from those within our own agricultural community and see first-hand how diversification can add new and successful business activities to traditional farming.”

The evening starts at 7.30pm.

Call the Lovewell Blake Halesworth office on Tel: (01986) 873163 or e-mail b.bale@lovewell-blake.co.uk for further details and to book a place at the event.