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  • McCain Foodservice Look at Potato Recipes around the World

    “How are potatoes served around the world?”. That’s the question McCain Foodservice have put to caterers, in a bid to highlight the versatility and adaptability of the humble spud as a menu item. To answer this, McCain have launched an interactive recipe map, looking at the ways potatoes and potato products are used in traditional cuisines worldwide. The map allows users to look at culinary...

    21 January 2016

    Source: McCain Foodservice

  • Award will bolster potato nematode expertise and help meet EU requirements

    A new AHDB Potatoes Fellowship Award will ensure continuity of scientific skills in combating nematodes, the levy body has said.

    12 January 2016

    Source: HortWeek

  • Survey reveals roast dinner and Fish and Chips most iconic British meals

    According to detailed survey, the 'Britishness Audit', traditional British roast dinner with roast beef, roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings is the most iconic thing about Britain, followed in close second by national favourite Fish and Chips.

    8 January 2016

    Source: Daily Mail

  • NASA to grow potatoes on Mars

    NASA and the International Potato Center (CIP) will start cultivating potatoes in Mars-like conditions on Earth, with the hope of eventually building a controlled dome on Mars capable of farming the ancient crop. A second goal of the project is to highlight the role of potatoes in improving global food security.

    22 December 2015

    Source: Spud Smart

  • Make the most of the tools at our disposal

    In his latest newsletter article, NFU Horticulture and Potatoes board chairman, Guy Poskitt, talks AHDB, Food Waste and GM and encourages growers to take advantage of the tools at their disposal.

    Source: Unknown