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  • Potato Weekly - 18 January 2019

    Trade remained slow this week, with little pick-up reported. Demand for both chipping and packing supplies continued to be limited, following seasonal trends. The quality of samples in stores are...

  • Potato Weekly - 11 January 2019

    Prices have remained steady for best quality supplies with little change on the week. The first full trading week of 2019 has seen a slight pickup in demand from last week as customers seek to...

  • Potato Weekly - 04 January 2019

    With a short week following the New Year celebrations, and with many farms closed, trade has been a little subdued. Although demand has been reported by some as stronger than usual for the time of...

  • Potato Weekly - 21 December 2018

    Quieter than usual trade was reported across all sectors in the week before Christmas, with volumes moved in the freebuy market reportedly back on last year’s levels. Produce in store is reportedly...

  • Potato Weekly - 14 December 2018

    Limited free-buy trade was conducted in most markets this week. Demand in the chipping sector was subdued and the majority of trade in the packing and processing markets took place under contract....

  • Long-term investment in storage at Elveden Estates

    A group of early career farmers and scientists recently visited the brand new potato store facilities at Elveden Farms, as part of Agri-Tech East Young Innovators Forum. Becky Dodds, events and...

  • AHDB Storage Network workshop

    Are you a storage advisor? Join our network! In 2019, we will be making it easier than ever for store managers to receive independent advice, based on the latest storage research. Our new Storage...

  • Successful sprout suppression workshop at AHDB Agronomists’ Conference

    More than sixty delegates attended the workshop on potato storage and quality, delivered as part of the first potatoes-focused day of the Agronomists’ conference. The workshop was facilitated by...

  • Sprout Suppression Series: Spearmint Oil

    Sprout Suppression Series 2. Spearmint oil Spearmint oil has been part of the sprout suppression tool box since it received full UK registration (BIOX-M, MAPP 16021) in 2012 .The active...

  • Potato Weekly - 7 December 2018

    As we move toward Christmas, while the bag market is anticipating an increase in trade, the free-buy packing market is reportedly beginning to wind down.   Movement within the English...

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