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UK: Major online auction for state-of-the art potato and vegetable processing equipment announced

In a significant development for the agricultural and food processing industries in the UK, a major two-day online auction has been announced for the sale of a wide range of modern primary and prepared potato and vegetable processing and packing equipment.

The auction is being conducted on the instructions of P J Meadows and M J Cowlishaw of Teneo Financial Advisory Ltd, the joint administrators of QV Realisations Ltd, formerly known as A H Worth Ltd.

Comprehensive Sale of High-Quality Equipment

  • This extensive auction offers an exceptional opportunity for businesses and individuals to acquire state-of-the-art equipment that has been meticulously maintained and is immediately available for production lines. The sale will be conducted piecemeal, subject to conditions of sale and unless sold previously.
  • The auction features a vast array of equipment, including but not limited to:

Day One (Main Processing Plant) Highlights:

  • Haith Primary Potato Grading Line: Includes Box Tippler, Scotts Evolution Separator (2018), Grading, and Filling Conveyors.
  • Herbert & Haith Washing and Drying Lines: Seven lines featuring Box Tipplers, De-Stoner, Washers, Dryers, and Conveyors (2002-2020).
  • Newtec Weighing & Packing Lines: Five lines (1993-2021) with Grading & Handling Conveyors, Weighers, Baggers, and Bag Stitchers, including three Yamato CM106LW-00 Checkweighers (2017).
  • Herbert Oculus 1300 Optical Sorters: Two units (2022), Lan Handling BAF-15 Bale Arm Crate Stacker (2018), Lantech Palletiser, and Fanuc S-420i Robotic Arm (2020).
  • Potato Peeling Line: Featuring PW Engineering Belt Conveyors (2022/3), FPS Elevating De-Stoner, and FPS Barrell Washer (2017).
  • Batch Peeling Line: Includes PW Engineering Belt Conveyors (some 2022/23), three Watson & Brookman 50kg Batch Peelers, three Finis KGSCH Continuous Knife Peelers (2018), FAM Tridis 240 Dicer & French Fry Cutter (2018), and more.
  • Cooking Line: Kronen GS10-2 Belt Cutter (2019), Vertical Oven with ABB controls, Twin Fan Chiller, Orbmix Electric Cooking Vessel (2018), and more.

Day Two (Yard, Factory & Office Equipment) Highlights:

  • Refrigeration Equipment, Pumps, and Diesel Standby Generators
  • Storage Solutions: Approximately 4500 Potato & Salad Boxes, Tote Bins, Dolavs, Storage Containers, Maintenance Workshop Equipment, Storage Racking, and more.
  • Commercial and Private Vehicles: Includes Terberg YT 180 Yard Shunter (2006), Kubota Tractor with Quicke Loader (2017), Same Iron 150 4WD Tractor (1996), Citroen Berlingo 1.2 Puretech Van (2021), Nissan Navara Tekna 2.3 dCi Pick Up (2016), and other vehicles.

Bidding Details:

Day One: Main Processing Plant – Bidding closes from 10am on Wednesday, July 24, 2024.

Day Two: Yard, Factory & Office Equipment – Bidding closes from 10am on Thursday, July 25, 2024.

Viewing Information:

Potential buyers can view the equipment from 10am to 4pm on Tuesday, July 23, 2024, or by appointment through the auctioneers Sanderson Weatherall at Manor Farm, Holbeach, Spalding, PE12 8LR, UK.

For further details or to schedule a viewing appointment, please contact the auctioneers Sanderson Weatherall at +44 (0) 113 221 6210 or via email at On the web:

This auction represents a unique chance for industry players to upgrade or expand their processing capabilities with high-quality, modern equipment. Interested parties are encouraged to act swiftly to secure their desired items.

Contact Information:

Auctioneers: Sanderson Weatherall at: Manor Farm, Holbeach, Spalding, PE12 8LR, UK
Phone: +44 (0) 113 221 6210

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