News on Food Trends from United Kingdom
Tong Engineering announces acquisition of Terry Johnson Ltd
November 18, 2023Tong Engineering, UK vegetable handling equipment manufacturer, has announced the completed acquisition of Terry Johnson Ltd based in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, owner of the Swift Lift range of elevators and conveyors
Enigma research helps potato growers tackle wireworm damage
October 31, 2023The Fera-led R&D project, Enigma I, is reporting impressive results halfway through its investigation into sustainable wireworm control – a pest issue causing significant annual yield losses in root vegetable and salad crops.
UK farmers warn of rotting crops after Storm Babet flooding
October 26, 2023Potato and cereal crops are likely to have been heavily damaged by the recent devastating floods across the United Kingdom, farmers have warned.
UK potato supplier Branston to open state-of-the-art facility for mashed potato spring 2024
October 19, 2023United Kingdom potato supplier Branston has announced it is opening a mashed potato facility to produce and supply leading UK supermarkets with the prepared family favourite starting in spring 2024.
Former NFU chief commits to give British potato industry a voice
October 05, 2023Former Chief Executive of NFU Scotland, Scott Walker, has been appointed as the new part-time CEO for GB Potatoes.
Ag sensor company HarvestEye appoints Harry Tinson as its new general manager
September 27, 2023Crop Insights tool HarvestEye has announced the appointment of Harry Tinson as its new general manager, bringing to the team expertise in global B2B sales from across the engineering and transport sectors.
Walkers introduces 'Bagless' multipacks for Snack A Jacks to reduce plastic use
September 25, 2023PepsiCo is trialling new multipack packaging for their Snack A Jacks range. Packs on shelves in Tesco stores across the United Kingdom will now use 86% less plastic on their outer packaging when compared with the previous multipack design.
B-hive Innovations collaborates on groundbreaking TuberTurgor project to reduce potato bruising and waste
August 22, 2023B-hive Innovations, a cutting-edge, agri-tech research and development business is embarking on a new collaborative programme that aims to reduce the risk of potato bruising and develop technologies that could reduce supermarket waste.
From ocean to potato fields: Seaweed biostimulant Algifol to make waves at British Potato Show
August 16, 2023A biostimulant brand that is increasingly popular with potato growers will make its debut at this year’s British Potato show in Harrogate. Algifol, which is a seaweed-based biostimulant, will be on stand 123A in Hall 1 at the November event.
Trimble Agriculture Cloud introduces expanded API, creating an open environment benefiting farmers and their partners
August 10, 2023Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced the release of its flexible API for the Trimble Agriculture Cloud, an industry cloud that streamlines farming operations.