Market information, Brexit and business support
Potato market analysis
Regular updates on prices and markets in your sub-sector or region. You will also find analysis from our markets team and our annual reports on planted area, stocks and production.
Brexit and the potato sector
As the UK prepares for the end of transition in January 2021, use this page to access the latest news, insights, government guidance and technical advice for the agri-food industry.
Use the link below for the contact details of our Brexit team - who will be glad to speak to you about Brexit and potatoes.
More business support resources:
Use the links below to access potato health and safety training in six languages via our popular Safe Potato Operations online modules, and learn more about our Next Generation Programme for those who want to grow their career and network within the potato sector
Market information key contact
Storing your potatoes
The latest research findings, advice and tools for the long term storage of potatoes.
Book your free 1-to-1 store visit from an indpendent expert. The visit may come from a member of the AHDB team, or an external consultant - either way they'll help you apply our latest research findings to your own circumstances.
Call 01406 359419 now to book your free store visit
Growing your potatoes
Strategic Potato (SPot) Farms
The SPot Farm programme is a network of potato growers throughout the UK hosting scientific research on their farms, paid for by a £1.5m annual R&D investment fund. You can find out how the latest levy funded research could work in practice on your farm, by learning from growers who are running field trials
Our free and easy to use benchmarking tool helps to identify where strengths and weaknesses lie within a farm business. By comparing results anonymously to farms with similar enterprises, you can improve business performance and prepare for the challenges such as price volatility and Brexit
Your Potatoes Knowledge Exchange Team
The Knowledge Exchange (KE) team via your local KE Manager is your first point of call. The team is dedicated to helping you access our research, tools and events:
North West and North East
East Anglia and South East
Wales, West Midlands and South West
Marketing, education and market development
Board and governance
Contact your local KE manager if you'd like to discuss how to make the most of what we offer. Or see the following pages: