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  • International Food Waste Coalition: a collaborative farm-to-fork approach against food waste throughout the food services value chain

    With a value chain wide approach, from the field to the plate, Ardo, McCain, PepsiCo, SCA, Sodexo, Unilever Food Solutions and WWF have joined forces and their expertise to fight against food waste in the food services sector starting in Europe. The ultimate objective of the founding members of the International Food Waste Coalition (IFWC) is to inspire other companies and organisations to adopt...

  • Ken Thomas Charitable Trust: Are you a young Cornish agriculturalist wishing to travel? Then read on!

    For many years the late Ken Thomas, a founder member of The Huers Farming Club, farmed at Coswarth, near Newquay. In the tradition of our great agricultural improvers of the past, the research which he initiated and carried out continuously on his farms resulted in real technical progress. Throughout his farming life Ken also maintained a special interest in the encouragement and education of...

  • Sustained investment in soil and water research at heart of AHDB call

    A call for soils and water research partnerships has been launched by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, with funds from the Potatoes, Cereals and Oilseeds, Dairy and Horticulture sectors. The purpose of the new £1.5m initiative is to address challenges identified in the UK agriculture and horticulture industries on the management of rotations, soils structure and water. Dr Mike...

    25 September 2015

  • BP2015 online registration goes live

    This November over 6,000 growers, packers, processors, retailers, researchers, specialists, consultants, journalists, students and international visitors will head to the Harrogate International Centre, for the biennial potato industry event, BP2015. Taking place 12-13 November, the event is free for registered visitors and by booking in advance ( you’ll gain fast-tracked admission...

    15 September 2015

  • Potato industry urged to celebrate high achievers

    AHDB Potatoes invites industry’s nominations for this year's British Potato Industry Award (BPIA). This prestigious honour is awarded to individuals for their outstanding contribution to the GB potato industry. AHDB Potatoes continues to support the industry’s leaders in marketing, innovation, research and development, and by presenting this award each year, it recognises the dedication and...

    14 September 2015