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Potato Exports

Potato Exports

Our potato export season is now in full swing. We are currently grading and bagging Atlantic, Cara, Hermes and Nieta to be shipped across North Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

Agria lifting down south

Agria lifting down south

Agria ware potatoes were being harvested this week down south. These will be bagged and sent up to Logie Montrose, where WM Fraser lorries will distribute them to chip shops all over Scotland.    Agria potatoes are big, oval long tubers with a yellow...

Nieta harvesting

Nieta harvesting

Cononsyth Farm's out lifting our export variety Nieta yesterday in the glorious sunshine!  Nieta will be exported to North African countries in October and November. 

New office construction

New office construction

More exciting news at Grampian Growers with a start to our new office last week!   First step of the construction is putting in a new entry road and car park before the current office gets demolished.

William Fraser acquisition

William Fraser acquisition

Grampian Growers are pleased to announce the purchase of long-established chip shop supply business William Fraser Potato Merchants. William Fraser supply potatoes to 80 chip shops all over Scotland from Elgin to Perth and run a fleet of three lorries as well as...

Tuberzone Video Release

Tuberzone Video Release

Please click the video link below to find out about the project Grampian Growers were involved in with SAC Consulting and SoilEssentials Ltd using Tuberzone with our variety Gemson. Hear what some of our growers have to say about the project as well as the...

Tuberzone Webiniar

Tuberzone Webiniar

On Thursday 6th June, we wrapped up the KTIF Tuberzone project with a final webinar meeting. This was very well attended with 82 people tuning in.  Overall, the project was very well received by our growers, and the results were very promising.  A full...

Daffodil Bulb Lifting Commences

Daffodil Bulb Lifting Commences

It is now that time of year our members are beginning to make a start to lifting the daffodil bulbs out of the ground where they will then start to be dispatched globally over the next few months. 

Why potatoes are good for you – Fibre

Why potatoes are good for you – Fibre

  The NHS website suggests fibre can help us feel full, which means we're less likely to eat too much, so eating enough fibre can be important for weight management. Eating plenty of fibre is associated with a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes...

GPS Planting 2020

GPS Planting 2020

All of the GPS trials have now been safely planted this week. Thanks must go to Meijer seed potatoes for planting the GPS and our EU varieties in Coldham, England.  Thank you must also go to James Hutton Limited for assisting us to plant the GPS trial material at...

 

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