Potato giant Albert Bartlett bags profits rise
January 16, 2021
Albert Bartlett, one of Scotland’s best-known potato companies, enjoyed a boost in sales and profits last year.
Tong pushes forward with second phase of New Factory build
January 14, 2021
Tong Engineering is delighted to announce the go-ahead for construction of the second phase development at its new manufacturing facility in Spilsby.
The potato company Scotty Brand saves 27 tons of plastic from its packaging
January 06, 2021
In one year, a Scottish potato company removed almost 27 tons of plastic from its packaging.
Laura Bounds recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list 2021
January 05, 2021
Laura Claire Bounds recieves an MBE in recognition of her work done through the firm she owns, Kent Crisps of Bridge near Canterbury.
Brexit: Scottish minister pledges to fight for seed potato exporters
January 04, 2021
The Scottish Government has said the seed potato industry is facing disaster through the Brexit deal. Exports of seed potatoes - a vital Scottish export - will not be part of a trade deal between the UK and EU
Great Britain potato production increased by 4.1% compared to last season
December 17, 2020
The GB potato industry accounts for over 117.46Kha of planted area this year, and is represented by 1,611 growers in 2020. Growers have faced difficult seasons of late.
Haith's 2021 Polisher Proving Popular
December 10, 2020
The innovative features found in the latest version of Haith's class-leading root vegetable polisher are proving popular with growers and packers across the world.
On its 50-year anniversary NDC Delivers Next-Generation Measurement and Process Performance with Introduction of Series 9 On-Line Food Gauge
December 10, 2020
NDC Technologies, a global leader in on-line and at-line process measurement and control solutions, introduces the next-generation Series 9 sensor suitable to measure
Tong’s new MonstaFill box filler transforms throughput for UK potato grower
December 09, 2020
Two of the newest machines within Tong Engineering’s wide range of vegetable handling equipment are proving invaluable in transforming post-harvest operations for Hampshire-based potato grower, Whitewater Potatoes.
Pepsico UK are cutting carbon emissions by bringing potatoes full circle
December 08, 2020
Pepsico UK has joined forces with British clean-tech firm CCm Technologies to reduce their carbon footprint by turning their potato waste into fertiliser.
Baked potato campaign will be right on target
December 08, 2020
A new marketing campaign to promote the benefits of the baked potato in the United Kindom by the AHDB will use in-depth consumer analysis to pick the right spud selling point for each segment of the market.
Lamb Weston wins marketing award for its UK B2B launch of Dukes of Chippingdom Fries
December 01, 2020
Lamb Weston, supported by Art of the Possible Agency and WAA, has won a 2020 B2B Marketing Award last week, taking Gold in the Best Product Launch Campaign and the highly coveted Grand Prix: Campaign of the Year for the launch of its innovative Dukes of Chippingdom in February.


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