Waitrose Signs Up To the Robust Potato Pledge for Organic Potatoes
October 19, 2021
Waitrose and Partners is set to be the first major retailer to sign up to The UK Robust Potato Pledge, which will see the group move away from the use of copper-based fungicides on organic fresh potatoes in order to combat late blight Phytophthora.
The latest version of Haith's Rota-tip to launch at British Potato 2021
October 13, 2021
With over 170 machines sold, Haith's Rota-tip range is the potato industry's most popular box tippler, and visitors to this year's British Potato will be the first to see the next generation of the class-leading machine.
Potato handling equipment manufacturer Tong focuses on automation at BP2021
October 12, 2021
Leading potato and vegetable handling equipment manufacturer, and sponsor of the BP2021 British Potato exhibition, Tong Engineering, will be showcasing equipment advances from field to pack, as well as the latest technologies in automation and optical sorting, at the UK’s largest biannual potato event in November.
As fertilizer prices hike, it's a good time to consider biostimulants to make expensive fertiliser stretch as far as possible
October 07, 2021
England: Big role for biostimulants in fertiliser price hike. With the agricultural industry experiencing a 130 percent increase in fertiliser costs, farmers are being advised to look beyond nitrogen applications to get the most from their soils.
'The Simple Root' launches dairy alternative in the UK with McCain Foods backing
September 24, 2021
The Simple Root uses unique IP technology developed in partnership with McCain Foods to create the taste and texture of dairy using root vegetables, herbs, and spices, and is a key addition to McCain’s continued investment in innovation
Is potato milk the most sustainable dairy alternative yet?
September 05, 2021
There’s no escaping plant-based milk in the 21st century. In the United Kingdom, nearly a quarter of British people now consume plant-based milk. Entering into this market is a new plant-based milk, claiming to be the most sustainable dairy alternative yet: potato milk.