AHDB Potatoes

Potato industry rejects AHDB levies

The potato industry is the second sector to vote against statutory AHDB levies. The latest overwhelming rejection follows the earlier horticulture sector’s vote against its AHDB levy. The Board says it is deeply disappointed, but it is up to ministers to decide what...

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AHDB board changes for Pork and Potatoes

The AHDB has made a number of new appointments to its Pork and Potatoes sector boards. All began on April 1st for three-year terms. Nick Davies takes one of the processor seats on the AHDB Pork board. He is group agriculture manager for the Karro Food Group, with...

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Smallest potato crop for 6 years

The GB 2018 potato harvest is 13% down on the five-year average of 5.6m tonnes, reports AHDB Potatoes. The Sector board estimates this year’s crop at 4.9m tonnes, the lowest since 2012, through a combination of 4.4% drop in the planted area and a 12% drop in average...

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