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Potato News from United Kingdom

Fairfields Farm launch free potato delivery service
Essex potato farmers have responded to the coronavirus crisis by setting up a free home delivery service for the local community.
McDonald's UK and Ireland close all restaurants - including Drive Thru and takeout
While in response to COVID-19 risks restaurants in many regions are offering Drive Thru, takeout and/or delivery only, fast food Chain McDonald'sUK and Ireland has closed its restaurants altogether - including Drive Thru and take-away.
Haith talks Post-Brexit Plans at Fruit Logistica
Haith Group, a leading designer and manufacturer of potato handling equipment, used the Fruit Logistica (5-7 February) to ramp-up its post-Brexit preparations as the company looks to continue its excellent European export levels.
AHDB warns UK potato growers not to use CIPC at 2020 store loading
AHDB Potatoes warns potato growers in the United Kingdom not to use the sprout inhibitor CIPC on their 2020 potatoes, as it makes it impossible to sell them. In fact ALL European farmers should follow this advice!
Haith Strengthens its Project Management Team
Haith has strengthened a key area of its business with the appointment of Jim Bird. Mr Bird joins the leading designer and manufacturer of vegetable handling equipment as a Project Manager.
Gowan acquires late blight, rhizoctonia protection agents from Bayer
Gowan Crop Protection Limited, an affiliate of Gowan Co. LLC., has entered into agreements with Bayer AG to acquire rights to the active ingredients fenamidone and pencycuron.