Sudbury Open Evening

Cefetra Grain Open Evening: A Resounding Success!

19th June 2023

On June 7th, the picturesque Chilton Airfield played host to an event as we opened the doors for a welcome evening at our grain store.

The event brought together a diverse range of attendees, including farmers, suppliers, and representatives from associated businesses. With an exciting line-up, informative discussions, and delightful refreshments, the event proved to be an incredible opportunity for networking, knowledge sharing, and community engagement. Against the backdrop of a glorious sun-soaked evening, the open evening was an unequivocal triumph.

Welcoming Atmosphere and Networking Opportunities:

From the moment attendees arrived, they were greeted with warm hospitality and a vibrant atmosphere. Our team of dedicated farm buyers were on hand to engage in meaningful conversations with farmers and suppliers, fostering connections and exchanging valuable insights. The open evening presented an exceptional platform for individuals to forge new partnerships, expand their networks, and gain a deeper understanding of the industry.

Community Engagement and Knowledge Sharing:

Our open evening was not just about the business; it was an opportunity to foster community engagement and facilitate knowledge sharing. Attendees had the chance to engage in meaningful discussions with industry experts, exchange ideas, and stay up-to-date with what’s going on both at Cefetra and the industry.

Guided Tour and Store Showcase:

One of the highlights of the event was the guided tour of the grain store. Participants had the opportunity to witness the cutting-edge facilities and advanced technologies, gaining a first-hand look at the meticulous processes involved in grain storage and handling. The tour provided invaluable insights into our commitment to quality and sustainability.

Support from Associated Businesses:

The open evening received an added boost of excitement with the presence of various associated businesses, further enhancing the event’s scope and value. Companies including Anglo American (discussing their POLY4 fertiliser), Premium Crops, together with local enterprises, including machinery dealerships Ernest Doe & Thurlow Nunn Standen, and Command Pest Control, contributed to the diverse range of knowledge and expertise available to attendees. Their participation not only enriched the event but also showcased the interconnected nature of the industry, emphasising the importance of collaboration and shared goals.

Delicious Refreshments and Local Offerings:

As the sun cast its warm glow over the event, attendees were treated to an array of delectable delights. Local businesses enticed everyone’s taste buds with their mouth-watering offerings. From refreshing craft beers and artisanal ice cream to steaming hot beverages and a succulent hog roast, the event ensured that attendees were well-nourished throughout the evening. The combination of delicious food and perfect weather created a relaxed ambience, adding to the overall enjoyment of the event.


As the sun set on Sudbury, our open evening concluded on a high note. The event successfully connected farmers, suppliers, and associated businesses in a dynamic and collaborative atmosphere. The open evening was a resounding success with engaging discussions, enlightening tours, and delightful refreshments. This event exemplified our commitment to building strong relationships, fostering community engagement, and driving innovation within the grain industry.

If you’re interested in finding out more about the grain store at Sudbury or to simply find out more about Cefetra, get in touch with one of our farm buyers, we’d love to talk to you.

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