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First estimate of total GB potato production for 2015

Publication Date: 
7 December 2015

AHDB Potatoes first provisional estimate of total production in Great Britain for the 2015 crop year is 5.43 million tonnes, down 5.5% from 2014. Average yields for GB are estimated at 48.8 tonnes/ha, up 3% on last year.

This release also updates the planted area estimated to 111,400 ha, down 8% on last year. This figure has been revised down from 111,600ha in the September potato planting by variety release, following the inclusion of additional data from growers.

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