John F Kempley Snr established a potato merchants in the heart of Yorkshire


John F Kempley Jnr took over the business and moved it to Troy Road, Horsforth, Leeds


Potatapeal was born! Even back then, we invested heavily in the latest technology and equipment, and were known for quality and excellence

John F Kempley retired and left the business to his son (current CEO & Owner) David Kempley

We ventured into Salads and other prepared foods with our other brands, Springfield Salads and Cranborne Foods


We moved to bigger, new premises and rebranded the entire business. Troy Foods was born, named after the road we were based on in Horsforth in Leeds


We acquired a mayonnaise business and commence the manufacturing of mayonnaise


We bought land in LS10 1DR and built our Salads Manufacturing facility, housing our mayonnaise manufacturing plant and our salads processing facility


We moved our Warehousing & HR Support functions to facilities in LS10 1DF


We're proud to say that we are now the UK’s leading vegetable processing manufacturer and the leading seller of branded salads