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Lamb Weston’s Dukes of Chippingdom campaign wins the 2021 B2B Integrated Campaign at the Drum Awards for Marketing

Lamb Weston’s Dukes of Chippingdom campaign wins the 2021 B2B Integrated Campaign at the Drum Awards for Marketing

July 15, 2021
Lamb Weston strikes gold again with its marketing agency, Art of the Possible, by winning the 2021 B2B Integrated Campaign at the Drum Awards for Marketing.
Union Surveys Potato Growers Ahead of Levy Board Changes

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.
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.
Global Sustainability Report Sets McCain on Path to a Greener Future

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.
Turnkey Solution Reduces Water Usage By 90 percent

Puffin Produce reduces water use for potato washing and polishing by 90 percent

June 05, 2021
Puffin Produce, a potato supplier in the United Kingdom, has reduced its water use to wash and polish its potatoes by 90% and electricity use by 40% as a result of a major equipment update provided by Haith.
Meijer Potato installs Soil Scout sensors to monitor soil moisture, temperature and salinity

Meijer Potato installs Soil Scout sensors to monitor soil moisture, temperature and salinity

June 03, 2021
In a first for Soil Scout in the United Kingdom, Soil Scout are delighted to announce that Meijer Potato have recently installed their sensors in various key locations around the country.
UK Government awards GBP 2m to leading carbon capture and utilisation technology.

UK Government awards GBP 2m to leading carbon capture and utilisation technology

June 02, 2021
British carbon capture and utilization company CCm Technologies has been awarded funding from Innovate UK to develop new modular Carbon Capture and Sequestration units.
Crop4Sight Releases Innovative Irrigation Scheduling Tool

Crop4Sight adds irrigation scheduling tool to their potato crop toolkit

May 24, 2021
Crop4Sight’s online and mobile digital toolkit is designed to help growers maximise saleable potato yields and was launched as a commercial service in 2020. Crop4Sight now adds a potato irrigation scheduling tool.
Tyrrells Crisps set to reduce carbon emissions by over 14% with switch to LNG

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

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.

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