Scottish Farmers Union Surveys Potato Growers on AHDB activities ahead of changes
June 11, 2021
NFU Scotland is urging its potato growers to complete its survey to identify what functions carried out by the industry’s statutory levy body – AHDB Potatoes - are most valued ahead of body being wound down.
McCain Foods commits to regenerative agricultural practices for all its potatoes by 2030
June 07, 2021
As part of today’s release of McCain’s 2020 Global Sustainability report Together, Towards Planet-Friendly Food, the company is pledging that it will be implementing regenerative agricultural practices across 100 per cent of its potato acreage by 2030.
Tyrrells Crisps set to reduce carbon emissions by over 14% with switch to LNG
May 23, 2021
One of the UK’s largest potato crisp manufacturers, Tyrrells, has taken its latest step in a continued sustainability drive by converting its energy supply to liquefied natural gas (LNG) which will reduce its carbon emissions by over 14% per year.
AHDB winding down horticulture and potatoes operations after farmers vote down levy continuation
May 18, 2021
AHDB has announced it is winding down significant activities on behalf of the horticulture and potatoes sectors. While awaiting a decision on the future by Ministers in England, Scotland and Wales, AHDB wants to reassure levy payers their views have been heard.