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Aviko has launched its latest product to the UK and Irish foodservice market, ¼ and ½ Potato Skins. Handmade from British grown baking potatoes, Aviko’s Skins are perfect for loading and are ideal for starters, lunch, sharing options and snacking.

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Introducing Straight Cut Churros

Posted on 21/12/2018

There is no denying that sweet treats are more popular than ever with dessert parlours experiencing a staggering 86% rise in the number of visits in the last year alone*. The launch of our Straight Cut Churros means operators can now make the most of this opportunity, whilst also appealing to those looking for a dessert on-the-go.

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A Year to Remember

Posted on 21/12/2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we are delighted to share with you our last newsletter of the year!

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Crop Update

Posted on 20/12/2018

On 6th November, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) advised that continental production was expected to be at least 20% less than the previous year. As UK farmers were still busy finishing their harvest, the UK situation was not included in this latest estimate.

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Shareyourchefhack

Only a few weeks remain for chefs and caterers to enter Aviko’s competition to find the UK’s best Chef Hack. The winner will be rewarded with £500, a month’s supply of Aviko products and the ultimate chef’s toolkit worth £350.

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Sowing the seeds of growth

Coming out of one of the hottest summers on record, it is good to know we are also in for a mild autumn and can expect the higher than average temperatures to last until the end of October.

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Meet the Team: Judit Kossen

Posted on 28/09/2018

We kicked off our Meet the Team series in our last newsletter with Matt Leach one of our UK Account Managers. This time we are speaking with Judit Kossen, General Quality Manager, giving you an insight into what goes into providing our frozen potato products.

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Share your Chef Hack

Posted on 20/08/2018

Aviko is on the hunt to find the nation’s best Chef Hack and is calling on chefs and caterers to share their top tips and recipes for making life easier in the professional kitchen.

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Aviko has launched a series of Chef Hacks videos showing how to tap into the latest taste trends from Indian street food to breakfast on-the-go.

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Meet the Team: Matt Leach

Posted on 03/07/2018

Each quarter we are interviewing someone in our business and sharing insights into what their role involves. See what goes into providing our frozen potato products from coming up with concepts in the NPD Team to checking all the potatoes we use meet our strict requirements in the Quality Team. Up first is Matt Leach, one of our UK Account Managers.

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Get your menu summer-ready

Posted on 28/06/2018

With this summer set to be one of the warmest in recent years, consumers will be taking advantage of the nice weather and dining out – making it a prime opportunity to increase your profits. Here are our top tips for getting your menu summer-ready:

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Crop Update

Posted on 28/06/2018

In last newsletter I advised that the EU-5 2018 acreage was expected to shrink by around 2% - 3%, in response to the extreme high potato production in 2017 and resulting low daily prices. The 3% shrink would give an acreage of 565.975 ha. and an EU-5 production of 26,7 mio tons, based on an average yield of 47,2 tons/ha.

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Smarter than the market

With the recent announcements of high profile restaurant closures, it is clear to see the Casual Dining market is going through a time of change and is evolving to become truly customer-orientated. We are seeing that operators who focus their efforts on service and creating extraordinary experiences are proving successful in this period of uncertainty.

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Winning Breakfast

Following a search for the nation’s best breakfast dish, Aviko has crowned Bar Dos Hermanos as the winner of the Great British Breakfast competition.

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CrunchFries

To assist operators in providing high quality home deliveries, Aviko has launched the new Premium Crunch Fast Food Fries which stay piping hot and crunchier for longer.

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