Management buyout at Puffin produce
July 28, 2020
Farmer shareholders at Haverfordwest-based Puffin Produce have relinquished control of the co-operative in a management buyout deal.
How lockdown has influenced the consumer landscape
June 09, 2020
The consumer landscape has changed dramatically over the last two months since the introduction of the UK lockdown.
A packaging machinery company has reported its best-ever first quarter.
May 13, 2020
GIC, which designs and manufactures vertical form fill and seal machines, has seen orders more than double year on year.
Tong appoints new Quality Manager as growth strategy progresses
May 12, 2020
Leading UK potato and vegetable handling equipment manufacturer Tong Engineering has announced the appointment of a new Quality Manager: Denzil Phillips
The Future of UK Potato Storage Research
May 01, 2020
AHDB’s announcement that it is consulting on the future of the Sutton Bridge Crop Research Station, and on potato storage research more broadly, should worry every potato grower in this country.
Haith Group and Grimme UK & Ireland Announce Strategic Partnership
May 01, 2020
Two of the most respected and well-known agricultural machinery manufacturers have announced a strategic collaboration for the UK and Ireland.
Tong introduce their next generation All-Electric E-TIP box tipper
April 21, 2020
Tong Engineering has announced the latest addition to its recent series of new product developments, with the launch of a new, all-electric box tipper; the E-TIP.
Calbee UK Launches Snack Product To Mark Release Of New Trolls Movie
April 16, 2020
Trolls-CalbeeThe oven-baked crunchy chickpea sticks are launching in two flavors, named after characters in the film – 'Barb BQ Beef Rock Strings' and 'Poppy's Ketchup Pop Strings'.
Frozen chips maker McCain Foods to furlough staff at Whittlesey factory as demand falls
April 14, 2020
A leading food maker in Whittlesey is to furlough some staff after a slump in demand from restaurants and pubs forced to close by COVID-19 pandemic.
Perthshire farmer wins £1m bank backing for new potato sorting machine
April 09, 2020
A PERTHSHIRE farming business which supplies table and seed potatoes to the UK, Europe, North Africa and Middle East will increase throughput by up to 100 percent by modernizing operating processes after securing £1 million in support from banking giant
COVID-19 crashes European potato processing
April 07, 2020
In mainland Europe the widespread closure of restaurants and other food service outlets has meant that demand for processed potato products has fallen significantly.
Fairfields Farm launch free potato delivery service
March 25, 2020
Essex potato farmers have responded to the coronavirus crisis by setting up a free home delivery service for the local community.