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Northern Europe continues to be a threat to an already over-supplied UK market. While the weak pound reduces the competitiveness of European production, the cost of production in mainland Europe is lower than here in the UK, due to better yields/crop utilisation and a generally lower cost base, says Andersons director Jay Wootton. In late September, dig results from the North-western European Potato Growers group suggested an increase in North European production of 14% compared to last year. Quality is […]