Varieties

AGRIA

Agria is a high yielding maincrop variety. Plants yield a good number of tubers. This variety is suitable for a range of uses including crisping, french fries, processing (starch / flake) as well as table use.

ATLANTIC

Suitable for processing – crisps. Oval, yellow tubers with cream flesh. Moderate yields with low outgrade levels, mainly mechanical damage and greens, high dry matter.

BERNICE

Bernice is a moderately early potato for fresh consumption with a high yield. The tubers are round oval with beautiful yellow skin and yellow flesh. Grampian Growers are the UK agent for Bernice on behalf of Agroplant.

CARA

Very robust variety. It is extremely high yielding and very uniform. Cara is also a versatile potato suitable for a wide range of culinary uses including chipping and fresh consumption.

DESIREE

Maincrop maturity, with high yields and early bulking. Medium dry matter, firm cooked texture, good boiling, fresh French fry and mashing quality.

GEMSON

Gemson is a high yielding small, white, round baby type potato with excellent resistance to powdery scab and exceptional tuber numbers.

HERMES

Maincrop maturity, high yields, low tuber numbers and long dormancy. High dry matter and good fry colour. Excellent for the potato chip/crisp industry.

IODEA

Iodea is a baby/salad type variety with a high tuber number and early maturity. It produces uniform tubers in the valuable <42mm fraction with excellent smooth skin finish and excellent cooking and eating quality. Iodea benefits from resistance to both Pallida and Rostochiensis nematodes.

KING EDWARD

Late maincrop maturity producing moderate yields with high numbers of tubers per plant. Very popular in the fresh market for roasting and mash.

MARIS BARD

First early maturity, high yielding and early bulking. Very popular as an early potato for the chip market.

MARIS PEER

Second early maturity producing moderate yields of very uniform sample.

MARIS PIPER

Maincrop maturity with high yields and many tubers per plant. Most widely grown variety in UK, suitable for fresh, processing and chip market.

MARKIES

Exceptional fry quality, long-term storage with low reducing sugars, good dormancy.

NIETA

Suitable for French fry production in Mediterranean -North African climate. Produces high yield of large tubers in these climates. Good cooking qualities.

PREMIERE

Suitable for the early French fries and processing markets, with medium yields, early bulking and high DM.

SAGITTA

Sagitta is a round potato with shallow eyes. It has golden Skin and a fluffy texture due to its high dry matter content. The potato does not tend to discolour on cooking. This variety is very good for chipping or roast potatoes.