UK potato processing companies say serious issues with potato supply 'extremely likely'
August 03, 2018
The Potato Processing companies in the United Kingdom have released a statement through the Potato Processors’ Association Ltd (PPA), expressing their concern for the impact of current weather conditions on UK potato processing sector.
Mintel: UK consumers dig potatoes again
January 11, 2010
Potatoes have been attacked for their less than exciting image, ignored by low carb dieters and ostracised from the five a day allowance, but new research from Mintel finds that the fortunes of the humble spud have turned, as today, potatoes are eaten ...
Potato Parade, McCain Foods first viral advertising campaign
November 19, 2007
McCain Foods has launched its first viral advertising campaign, Potato Parade. Potato Parade allows users to choose from hundreds of combinations of words and names to create a personalised message to send onto others. McCain's Potato Parade was crea...
Is ‘Umami’ the secret of the perfect potato flavour?
October 29, 2007
New varieties of potatoes bred at SCRI, including Mayan Gold and Inca Sun, have better flavour than their more common relatives, thanks to their umami. Although perhaps not widely known, umami, from the Japanese word for delicious, is one of the five...