Blackacre Farm Eggs in Templecombe, Somerset, UK, is celebrating its 30th anniversary, according to a press release by the company.

Started by husband and wife team Tim and Judy Wood, Blackacre began producing eggs in 1979. Thirty years later the business is still going strong, producing over one million eggs per week.

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From left: Tim and Judy Wood, who began Blackacre Farm in 1979, are joined in the family business by their son and daughter, Dan and Vicky.

 

With son Dan and daughter Vicky now at the heart of the business, the Wood family employs 17 full-time staff members and works with three other local, family-run farms to keep up with demand.

"The family ethos has always been that by looking after our hens, our team and our customers, Blackacre Farm will continue to grow," said Dan Wood.

Tim bought Blackacre Farm in 1974 and began rearing chicks for other producers. After seeing an opportunity to start a family business, Tim began producing and selling Blackacre Farm eggs in 1979. With wife Judy helping on the farm and the children helping collect the eggs, the business grew into the company it is today.