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E. Oldroyd & Sons (Lofthouse) Ltd, Rhubarb Growers (Carlton) (2 comments)
Colour image2005. This is the location for the family firm of E. Oldroyd & Sons (Lofthouse) Ltd, which has earned the title of Champion Forced Rhubarb Producer. The rhubarb is forced in heated, irrigated sheds which are kept darkened with low watt bulbs or even candlelight. The rhubarb is ready to be harvested between January and March, and during this period Oldroyd's produce 150 tons.
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