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Reflecting on the current potato market

Reflecting on the current potato market

The Mintec Benchmark price for English white potatoes soared to an unprecedented £570/MT on April 16th, marking a staggering 90%…

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A closer look at the potato supply chain ahead of 2024 planting season

A closer look at the potato supply chain ahead of 2024 planting season

Last year, the potato supply chain was impacted by several challenges that unfortunately lead to poor-yielding crops. A cold, late…

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Establishing seed plans

Establishing seed plans

At AKP Group, we produce and supply over 14,000 tonnes of premium potato seed to businesses across the UK and…

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Harvest Review 2023

Harvest Review 2023

This year has presented formidable challenges for the potato sector. The lingering impact of COVID-19, the ongoing conflict in Ukraine,…

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Welcoming Wolds Produce into the AKP Group

Welcoming Wolds Produce into the AKP Group

We recently welcomed Wolds Produce into the AKP Group. As one of the country’s top seed production and potato marketing…

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Supporting wellbeing in farming communities with Take One a Day

Supporting wellbeing in farming communities with Take One a Day

We recently sponsored an important and meaningful project, Take One a Day –  a photography exhibition at Spout Yard Park…

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Navigating growing season amidst a demanding marketplace

Navigating growing season amidst a demanding marketplace

A view of the market As we look ahead to August and reflect upon months prior, challenges across the market…

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Growing the conversation

Growing the conversation

We recently had the pleasure of hosting our first Grower Partner Event, welcoming growers, friends and colleagues to spend the…

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Rising to the challenge: the future of British potato farming.

Rising to the challenge: the future of British potato farming.

It is without doubt that today’s potato growers face challenges. With farming and storage costs rising, the bumps in the…

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