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Updated estimate of GB potato production for 2013

Publication Date: 
24 January 2014

The AHDB Potatoes’s updated estimate of total production in Great Britain for the 2013 crop year is 5.51 million tonnes. This is up 23% from 2012 but still over 500,000 tonnes lower than 2011.

Average yields for GB are now estimated at 45.2 tonnes/ha, up 0.5 tonnes/ha on the previous provisional estimate and 22% on 2012.

Planted area is still estimated at 122,000ha, up only marginally on last year and unchanged on the previous estimate made in November.

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