2012 has been a record year for seed potato exports which have surpassed 103,000 tonnes, said the Potato Council. “This year, despite the testing conditions experienced by growers, we have achieved another record for our exports of seed potatoes,” said Potato Council head of seed and export Rob Burns. Key growth areas have been North [...]
49m litres of milk (17m of it organic)..192,000t of potatoes…5.2m heads of lettuce…91m free range eggs a year…these are just a few examples of the annual volumes of British and Irish produce being used by McDonalds. Given the company’s commitment to the London Olympic Games, these numbers can only grow.