Talking tomatoes with David Currid of Grantstown Nurseries
The Dunnes Stores Simply Better range has a well-deserved reputation for award-winning food and drink. Behind the scenes it also champions small Irish producers, helping them to grow while doing what they do best. Hear, David Currid tells us about his Waterford business. Brought to you in association with Dunnes Stores Simply Better.
Asecond generation tomato farmer, David Currid’s father founded Grantstown Nurseries in Ballygunner in Waterford in 1978. “When you’re growing under glass, sunlight is king and the sunny south east would have some of the best levels of sunlight in the country,” David explains.
Supplying Dunnes Stores for over 40 years, 2023 marks the beginning of Grantstown Nurseries’ new partnership with Simply Better. “There’s hundreds of varieties of tomatoes available commercially, and we grow ten. From ...