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Cuckmere Trug Company

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The Cuckmere Trug Company is a Sussex-based family business run by Robin Tuppen, which aims to preserve the legacy of the Sussex Trug. Invented by Thomas Smith in the 1820s, the Sussex Trug is now a globally recognised symbol of the English gardening scene. Read More

Using traditional methods, the Cuckmere Trug Company hand-crafts the original style trugs. The company has developed two different ranges, coming in an assortment of sizes and woods. Entirely multi-functional, the Sussex Trug can be used used when collecting flowers in the garden, shopping at the local farmers market or simply as a piece at home to display fresh produce or logs.

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