Milestone Machine Leaves Grimme UK’s recently opened Market Weighton Depot
April 08, 2021
While an official opening might not be possible, the team at GRIMME UK’s new £3m depot have still found a way to celebrate - supplying the 2000th GRIMME de-stoner to one of the country’s leading vegetable growers.
AHDB appoints Tim Rycroft as CEO
April 02, 2021
Tim, currently Chief Operating Officer of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), will take up his position at the Stoneleigh-based levy board on 31 August 2021, replacing Jane King. During the intervening period, the interim AHDB CEO will be Ken Boyns, AHDB Chief Finance, and Operations Officer.
Storing potatoes long-term: ambient (outside air) vs refrigeration
March 31, 2021
Storing potatoes long-term is challenging, especially so if you rely on ambient ventilation. In the UK it is seldom possible to hold crops at optimum temperature in ambient stores beyond early May. Can refrigeration help?
AHDB: UK Processed Potato Exports in January at a historic low
March 20, 2021
As the first month of import and export data of potatoes and potato products after Brexit is in, the AHDB takes a closer look at the data and what they could mean. Across all potato product categories recorded, UK imports and exports have fallen from December with figures at the lowest reported this marketing season.
Kent Crisps announces a new local flavour partnership
March 19, 2021
UK Potato chips manufacturer Kent Crisps is staying true to their signature approach of working with Kent producers to create classic flavours with a local twist: their latest flavour - Lamb and Rosemary - is made using grass fed Romney lamb from Kent Shepherd.
Fish and Chips? Lamb Weston suggests Sausage and Chips for the next Street Food Party!
March 18, 2021
Lamb Weston teams up with The Sausage Man to inspire operators with innovative, celebratory dishes for the coming summer months. And Chef Philli Armitage-Mattin has joined the two companies to help kick-off the collaboration in style!