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Vitax has been established in the Garden Products market for over 50 years. The company is based in Coalville, Leicestershire, from where the Sales, Marketing and Technical functions are carried out, providing first class products with first class services.

As a company they believe in providing a service to their customers that is second to none. Therefore their distribution facilities at Coalville, alongside their BS5750 accredited fertiliser production and distribution plant at Skelmersdale in Lancashire, are geared to ensure that you, their customer, receives the right product, in the right place, at the right time.

Within the group, Contract Packers (Midlands) Ltd has been developed over the last 15 years at its base in Woodville, Derbyshire, to provide Vitax with a reliable but flexible packing service for powders, liquids and gels. Now filling over 5 million units per year, the plant undertakes tasks as diverse as display outers of 30ml tubes of Nippon Ant Killer, bottles of Green Up for the lawn care market, to puffers of sulphur dusts for the gardening enthusiasts.

A joint venture with the Irish company Emerald Peat in 1990, gave Vitax an entry into the valuable peat and compost sector of the horticultural market. Here again the company concentrated on a quality product, marketing under the trusted Q4 label. Vitax's comprehensive range offers retailers a 'one-stop' shop with fertilisers, chemicals and compost available from a single supplier.

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