Elsoms seeks apprentices

According to local reports, Spalding-based plant breeder and seed company Elsoms is looking for two horticultural trial apprentice assistants to join its workforce.

Robin Wood, managing director of Elsoms Seeds, told the Spalding Guardian, “A culture of investment, passion, expertise and integrity has ensured the company continues to adapt and fulfill the changing demand of its customers, suppliers and partners. Investment in staff is key to our success.

“We believe investing in this apprentice scheme allows the opportunity to train new staff with a strong interest in the horticultural industry in various disciplines that could both benefit Elsoms and the appointed personnel in the future.”

Sue Kennedy, head of breeding at Elsoms Seeds, added, “Many of the staff skills we have at Elsoms in plant breeding, seed production and trials are extremely specialised. We are keen to ensure we maintain this expertise within our team while at the same time passing the knowledge on to a new generation.”

Elsoms is working with the University of Lincoln, Holbeach Academy to find the right candidates.

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