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Northern Ireland: £2 million Covid support scheme announced for potato growers

Northern Ireland: £2 million Covid support scheme announced for potato growers

June 08, 2021
Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has announced more information on the £2 million financial support package for potato growers.
Scotts Appoint Vegcraft To Support Scottish Growth

Scotts Appoint Vegcraft To Support Scottish Growth

May 05, 2021
Scotts Precision Manufacturing has extended its distribution network with the appointment of a new sales and service agent to cover Scotland.
Potato growers working hard to restore EU market

Scottish Seed Potato growers working hard to restore EU market

February 01, 2021
The Scottish seed potato industry has harnessed willing buyers in Europe to support their efforts to get the European Commission to re-think its current ban on the importation of UK seed stocks – yet the chances of success remain 50/50.
Grow Your Own Potatoes Programme to continue in 2021

'Grow Your Own Potatoes', a popular education programme in the United Kingdom will continue in 2021

January 24, 2021
The Grow Your Own Potatoes (GYOP) Programme will go ahead as planned in 2021 with the support of the potato industry.
Great Britain potato production increased by 4.1% compared to last season

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.
Annual Cambridge Potato Conference will be an online event this year

Annual Cambridge Potato Conference will be an online event this year

November 17, 2020
After much discussion and planning by the CUPGRA Executive Committee, it has been decided, owing to COVID-19 restrictions, to go ahead with a virtual conference to continue the unbroken run of 30 successful CUPGRA Cambridge Potato Conferences.
Lockdown 2.0 (UK) is here – AHDB reflects on what it means for the potato industry

Lockdown 2.0 (UK) is here – AHDB reflects on what it means for the potato industry

November 10, 2020
In the United Kingdom, Lockdown 2.0 is happening and it brings widespread closure of pubs and restaurants once again. AHDB reflects on what it means for the potato industry
Burger King reveals a more tender side asking people to support McDonald's

Burger King reveals a more tender side asking people to support McDonald's

November 02, 2020
You may not be anywhere near the office water cooler right now, but we still want to spotlight the most talked about creative from the brands that should be on your radar. Today, everyone's talking about Burger King's 'endorsement' of McDonald's.
Taking a look at UK's chipping markets from a supply and demand perspective.

AHDB: Taking a look at UK's chipping markets from a supply and demand perspective.

September 17, 2020
With the coronavirus pandemic hitting the UK domestic potato trade, we have estimated a 1% drop year-on-year in the GB potato area for 2020/21, with the provisional area standing at 119Kha.
Christine Hellio, from Manor Farm in St Ouen, Jersey

Potato Season in the UK Survives Twin Threats of Weather and Covid

August 05, 2020
A Leading exporter of Jersey Royals and one of the Island’s major growers have spoken of their pride in keeping the potato industry going through a difficult 2020 season.

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