The UK throws away enough poultry to make 800 million Boxing Day curries, while the amount of potatoes that are binned could cook up Christmas Day roasties to satisfy for the nation for the next 48 years, according to new figures from non-governmental org
GB Potatoes, the proposed new grower controlled industry body, has moved closer to becoming a reality by appointing a working group of nine stakeholders.
Following the withdrawal of diquat, Standen has started importing Dutch manufacturer Vegniek’s DiscMaster series of precision haulm pullers.
Defra Secretary George Eustice has said there is no scientific justification whatsoever for the EUs ban on UK seed potato exports.
Defra Secretary George Eustice has said there is ‘no scientific justification whatsoever’ for the EU’s ban on UK seed potato exports.
Grocery staples including potatoes, butter and mince are at the heart of a new supermarket price battle as Tesco tries to dent the expansion of discounter Aldi by matching its prices.
Potato production in the north east and north west of England has fallen by an estimated 36,100 tonnes on the previous season, to 205,200t.
Haiths bagging trailer has the potential to cut costs for potato growers, by simplifying logistics and handling. Geoff Ashcroft spoke to a Herefordshire grower who has invested in two of them.
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