THE FRUIT SPECIALIST SINCE

1935
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Our History

The story of Sparshott Fruiterer from 1935 until today

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    1935 Sparshotts opens first shop
    Sparshotts opens first shop
    Established in April 1935 in Hatfield by Mr Cecil Sparshott Where he opened his first shop.
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    1948 Sparshotts expands and opens second store
    Sparshotts expands and opens second store

    In 1948 the business moved to St Albans where the company became a limited company
    A period of expansion followed with the acquisition of several shops and the build up of an extensive delivery service.

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    1965 The death of Cecil Sparshott
    The death of Cecil Sparshott

    Cecil Sparshott founder of Sparshot Fruiterers sadly died of leukemia in 1965.

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    1965 Clive Sparshott takes over the family business
    Clive Sparshott takes over the family business

    Mr Clive Sparshott took over the Family business at nineteen years old and continued to build the company and in doing so started the wholesale business in Bricket Wood.

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    1968 The business moves to Bricket Wood
    The business moves to Bricket Wood

    The business moves to Bricket Wood, Hertfordshire in to larger premises.

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    1968-1975 The business expands in to wholesale distribution
    The business expands in to wholesale distribution

    As the business expands, Sparshott Fruiterers expands in to wholesale distribution to shops and schools within the local area

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    1989 Chris Sparshott join the business with his father Clive
    Chris Sparshott join the business with his father Clive

    Chris Sparshott joins the family business with his father Clive as a Saturday boy.

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    1990 Clive founds a potato business wholesale business
    Clive founds a potato business wholesale business

    Today Mr Clive Sparshott is still working hard and has created a thriving potato business supplying fresh English potatoes nationwide.

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    2008 Chris Sparshott becomes director of the Wholesale business
    Chris Sparshott becomes director of the Wholesale business

    Chris Sparshott becomes director of the Wholesale business to work alongside his father Clive Sparshott.