Branston starts work on GBP 6m Potato Protein Extraction Facility
мая 03, 2021
Work has started on a new GBP 6m facility, which will be used to extract high-grade plant protein from potatoes, at Branston's site in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. Branston is working alongside B-hive Innovations as part of a collaborative project to improve potato crop utilization.
Blight studies reveal evolution of potato disease in Europe and Asia
мая 03, 2021
Plant scientists at the James Hutton Institute are studying the evolution of late blight in potato by working with industry and research partners to track the distribution and diversity of dominant clones in Europe in 2020
Lamb Weston's British Chip 'The Dukes of Chippingdom' picks up another award
апреля 27, 2021
Potato Processor Lamb Weston's British Chip (Fries) 'The Dukes of Chippingdom', has picked up the Silver Award for the Best New Side of Plate/Ingredient Foodservice Product in the 2020 – 2021 British Frozen Awards.
AHDB: UK Fresh potato export in February lags behind previous years
апреля 20, 2021
HMRC has now released trade data covering up to the end of February 2021. In January, after the end of the transition period to leave the European Union (EU), we saw some teething issues in exports. Did these continue into February?
Milestone Machine Leaves Grimme UK’s recently opened Market Weighton Depot
апреля 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
апреля 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
марта 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?