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2 July 2015| News,Produce

The AHDB Potatoes ‘Next Generation’ tour kicked off in Yorkshire last month, visiting two progressive Yorkshire based potato businesses. The day focused on processing, a star performer of the £4.1bn GB potato industry. The first session in Scarborough was hosted at the GB headquarters of McCain Foods. As the largest UK purchaser of potatoes, McCain utilises 15% of the annual crop to supply its French fry and potato speciality production lines ...





2 July 2015 | News,Produce
AHDB Next Generation group explore potato processing

The AHDB Potatoes ‘Next Generation’ tour kicked off in Yorkshire last month, visiting two progressive Yorkshire based potato businesses. The day focus...


Top speakers and topical discussion at Fruit Focus 2015 forums

Fruit Focus’s reputation for delivering a hard hitting, topical forum programme will be reinforced this year as four key areas to help protect growers...


Boost for Scottish poultry industry: Co-Op ramps up Scottish sourced chicken

The Co-operative Food has ramped up the amount of chicken sourced from Scotland sold in its Scottish stores. In what is seen as a big boost for the...


Professor Chris Elliott to warn businesses at food fraud conference

UK food businesses must take up the fight against food fraud or face another scandal – that will be the stark warning from one of the UK’s top experts...


1 July 2015 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Aldi launches new season Scotch lamb

New season Scotch Lamb is now available across Aldi’s 61 Scottish stores as part of its continued commitment to the Scottish meat industry. The fre...


30 June 2015 | News,NFU,Produce
Opening new export markets is absolutely vital, says NFU President

Selling more UK produce abroad and growing export access has never been so important, NFU President Meurig Raymond told delegates at AHDB’s 11th annua...


30 June 2015 | News,Produce
Appetite for traceable, trustworthy meat leads to the creation of the Scottish Burger Company

Inspired by growing consumer demand for home-grown, traceable meat, an Ayrshire-based husband and wife have launched The Scottish Burger Company. P...


29 June 2015 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Fruit Focus 2015: Advances in agronomy backed by expert advice

Fruit growers striving to improve yields and quality will have unrivalled access to the latest agronomy at Fruit Focus 2015. Novel developments in ...


29 June 2015 | Dairy,News,Produce
Cheese can make a difference to your summer salad

Superb salad days are here thanks to British cheese - the focal point of a new campaign by the British Cheese Board (BCB). 80% of Brits choose Ched...


28 June 2015 | News,Poultry,Produce
LJ Fairburn & Son launch Shropshire egg brand into ASDA

Egg lovers across Shropshire will be egg-static as LJ Fairburn & Son, one of the UK’s largest egg producers and packers, is launching a Shropshire bra...


26 June 2015 | Arable,Crops,News,Produce
Maris Otter goes to Parliament

Robin Appel and Mark Banham celebrated the 50th anniversary of their revered Maris Otter barley variety at a tasting of past Champion Beers of Britain...


25 June 2015 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Dorset - The seafood capital of the UK

The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival celebrates chefs, seafood & producers. Dorset Seafood is making its mark across the country, from fishermen and di...


NFU urges retailers to set out clear commitments to sourcing British lamb

The NFU has urged all major retailers to strengthen their commitments to sourcing peak season British lamb. The NFU sent letters to Tesco, Asda, Sa...


New RSPCA Assured food label hits supermarket shelves

A new ethical food label - assured by the RSPCA - has been launched in a bid to help improve the lives of a further 100 million farm animals, plus man...


24 June 2015 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Vines to Wines: new opportunities in a growing market

Fruit growers and other landowners looking to expand their portfolio and tap into a growing market have an excellent opportunity to find out more at F...



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