William Wolmer, Managing Director, Blackmoor Estate Ltd has issued the following statement.
"Two members of staff at Blackmoor Packhouse were found unconscious in an apple store on the afternoon of Monday.
"Despite efforts of staff and emergency services they were subsequently found to have died.
"This is absolutely devastating news for our tight knit community and our thoughts are with their loved ones.
The cause of this tragic incident is being investigated and Blackmoor Estate is co-operating fully with the authorities.
"In light of that investigation it would not be appropriate to comment further at this stage."
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