Our export season is in full swing with containers being shipped to Egypt, Israel and Thailand.
All exporting is sold through Bennett Seed Exports which is a wholly subsidiary of Grampian
Potato Harvest 2018
Our growers have been busy lifting potatoes across the county in some exceptional conditions this season. Below are some drone photos of our growers lifting.
GPS M1 Trial Harvesting
Today we lifted our year 5 GPS M1 trial, just outside Laurencekirk. This trial had 180 new varieties with 384 plots in total harvested.
Some very promising new material shown today and we look
Grampian Growers were down at Hall farm, Coldham last week at a variety trial demonstration where we had 19 varieties on display. The varieties shown were specifically for the salad, processing and
Potatoes in Practice 2018
Another succesful year at Potatoes in Practice at Balruddery farm, Dundee where Grampian Growers were representing GPS Potato Breeders along with E. Park & Sons and Skea Organics.
Potato Events 2018
Grampian Growers LTD, alongside our GPS partners (E. Park & Sons and Skea Organics) will be exhibiting our new varieties at the below events this year.
▪️Potatoes in Practice (GPS) -
Gemson recommended for export to Kenya
Grampian Growers are pleased to announce that Gemson was one of the three varieties recommended for export to Kenya! 10 varieties were trialled over 2 years with Cara and Lady Balfour being the other
This year Grampian Growers are holding a stand at the Fettercairn Show on Saturday 7th July.
You will find us under the Local Produce Marquee where we will be serving some Gemson potatoes grown by
Bulb Packing Commences
Our first day of packing bulbs at Grampian Growers started today. These bulbs are destined for Mississippi, USA and the wooden chimney in the pallet will help improve ventilation to let the bulbs
Potatoes growing ahead of hot weather
This recent hot and dry spell of weather has pushed the potato crops on in this last 2 weeks. Most crops are now touching in the drills with some starting to come into flower. Irrigators have now been