Potato harvest© Tim Scrivener
A study tour has identified several important differences between the processing sectors in the UK and north-west Europe, which may explain the difference in cost of production. There have been claims that European growers can produce processing potatoes for €80/t (£56) or less, much lower than the UK figure of €176/t (£124) for 2012.   So to determine if this is the case and identify any lessons for the UK, the AHDB organised a study tour to France, Holland and […]