Fresh Produce Inspections was established in 2008 to provide specialist independent surveys to clients throughout the UK.

Specialising in the international trade of fresh produce commodities, we are experts in the field of chilled and frozen produce, including:

Dairy products
Other perishable products

We have experience and enjoy successful working relationships with:

Insurance companies
Ocean carriers / marine cargo
International logistics organisations

Our experience in the fresh produce industry spans over 25 years, this includes being employed by two of the biggest supermarket multiples as well as exporters and importers in both Quality and Technical roles.

Our business philosophy is to provide a professional, prompt, knowledgeable, confident and supportive role to our clients.


Our head office is in the East Midlands, on the edge of the Lincolnshire fens and is an ideal geographical location to work with a cross section of food businesses and other related industries within the UK. We also have investigators in London, providing easy access to Surrey, Kent, Essex, Suffolk and surrounding areas.

Our surveyors regularly visit the UK’s major ports; Grimsby & Immingham, London Gateway, Southampton, Liverpool, Milford Haven, Felixstowe, Tees & Hartlepool, and Dover.

Our Mission

We are independent surveyors specialising in fresh produce sector.  We deliver a professional, efficient and timely service based on industry knowledge, qualifications, expertise and experience in the field of horticulture and marine cargo surveys.


Our Qualifications include:

HNC in Food Science
HND in Food Technology and Production
PGc in Post-Harvest Technology
Advanced Haccap, BRC, Auditing
Advanced Food Hygiene and CIEH Trainer
Ms.c in Post-Harvest Technology

We continually update our professional development qualifications and take an active role in attending courses and enhancing our levels of academia in order to keep up with the constantly changing and challenging industry.