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  • Potatoes Next Generation: Applications open at BP2019

    We are looking for the next batch of up-and-coming potato professionals to take part in the 2020 Next Generation programme. Heading in to its fourth intake, the successful initiative will open the recruitment process for 15 candidates from across the UK supply chain at BP2019 in Harrogate, 21-22 November. Read the full story at* *We will shortly be closing this website, all...

    6 November 2019

  • Potato store managers can book one-to-one visits at BP2019

    The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is offering free one-to-one potato store visits via its new Storage Network. The visits will allow levy payers to get up to speed with their individual storage arrangements and to tackle issues they will encounter following the loss of sprout suppressant chlorpropham (CIPC). Read the full story at* *We will shortly be...

    22 October 2019

  • Targeted slug treatment receives fresh investment

    Targeted treatment techniques for slugs will be refined, thanks to continued investment by AHDB. The fresh injection of funds will help develop approaches to predict where slug patches are most likely to form in arable fields. Read the full story at* *We will shortly be closing this website, all content is available on the new main AHDB account 

    11 September 2019

  • Brits favour no flavour

    Despite the vast array of creative flavours lining the crisp aisles, its plain old ready salted that Brits favour above all others. From Morrison’s Chipotle Pulled Pork BBQ to M&S’ Scottish Langoustines with Dill and Lemon, innovation in the industry has led to an explosion of flavour combinations. In fact, more than 400 are now on offer to consumers. Read the full story at

    11 September 2019

  • AHDB Potatoes funds one-to-one storage advice amidst changes

    The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has launched its new Storage Network, as part of an £800,000 fund ring-fenced for sprout suppression and storage support. Potato Store Managers from levy-paying businesses will be able to call on the network for a site visit and one-to-one advice, delivered by independent advisors who have received training and information from AHDB...

    6 June 2019