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3 July 2020

The AHDB’s first estimate for the total GB potato area for 2020/21 is 119Kha.

2 July 2020

June has been a relatively quiet month for potato markets. With lockdown measures easing, chipping markets have seen competition from other food service outlets re-opening.

30 June 2020

A contraction in world trade, uncertain UK trading conditions, domestic consumers changing how they consume dairy and ever-challenging weather extremes. In this article we take a long-term view of what could shape the UK dairy industry over the coming years, and how to best equip ourselves to take advantage.

1 July 2020

This article focuses on the main factors that will influence the red meat sector in the coming years, particularly in light of the two major events of 2020, the coronavirus outbreak, and the upcoming deadline for Brexit.

25 June 2020

What might affect the price direction of new-crop rapeseed? With harvest rapidly approaching, let’s revisit these factors and the impact they could have.

25 June 2020

Our June forecast sets production expectations for the season at 12,437 million litres, down 0.7% on 2019/20.

18 June 2020

As the UK enters the 2020/21 marketing year, when wheat supplies are expected to be tight, we are currently seeing less pressure on feed wheat prices for harvest delivery.

18 June 2020

Recent market volatility has followed a couple of years of rising milk production costs – but herd accounts data reveals what gives farms the best chance of making a profit.

11 June 2020

UK feed wheat futures for Nov-21 delivery closed at £152.40/t, some £15.35/t below the Nov-20 contract, but similar to Nov-20 and Nov-19 prices this far ahead of planting.

15 June 2020

The recently announced future import tariffs give most dairy products the equivalent of the current EU external import tariff

5 June 2020

The release of the end-March stocks estimate did enable the UK domestic market to encapsulate the partial impact that the coronavirus is having on the potato industry.

4 June 2020

The month of May has been relatively static across the industry in general. The initial lockdown caused a divergence in demand between the retail and food service sector.