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  • Our new name

    Look out for our new name AHDB Potatoes, and our new logo going live next week.

    2 June 2015

  • Potato Blight Alert Aims to Provide Early Warning to Growers for Smart Spray Management

    Rothamsted Research, the James Hutton Institute and a consortium of six partners have been awarded funding of over £1.06M to develop optimised detection and control solutions of Potato Blight. Rothamsted Research, The James Hutton Institute and a consortium of six partners led by Crop Performance Ltd., and including Spearhead Marketing Ltd., G’s Fresh, Velcourt Group Ltd, Frontier Agriculture Ltd...

  • Growers, packers and processors pledge support for ‘One Voice’

    Supply chain leaders united at AHDB, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire 20 May, 2015 to back new ‘One Voice’ promotional messaging that was voted for by the potato industry. The message is simple, not only do potatoes taste great, they have some pretty impressive health credentials too. Pictured left to right: Phil Huggon (AHDB Potatoes); Kate Cox (AHDB Potatoes); Nick White (AHDB Potatoes); Henry...

    22 May 2015

  • Eastern counties’ potato industry gather to debate issues

    AHDB Potatoes’ recently appointed technical executive, Jenny Bashford, has been working closely with leading Lincolnshire producers QV Foods to develop the programme for one of GB’s leading potato technical events, the East Midlands Potato Day. Jenny enthuses, “If you grow potatoes, don’t miss this event! The East Midlands Potato Day, to be held at QV Foods farm in Lincolnshire, is AHDB Potatoes...

    22 May 2015

  • Future potato industry innovators gather at AHDB

    AHDB Potatoes launched its first ever ‘Next Generation’ programme at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire on 11 May, 2015. Fifteen high fliers, who successfully completed a robust selection process competing with applicants across all regions and market sectors, gathered for the first time. The group will complete nine comprehensive business and technical days that will run until March 2016 and will...

    20 May 2015