‘Britain’s agricultural sector is in a “disturbing” decline,’ warned the National Farmers Union (NFU) last month, with farmers unable to produce enough food to keep up with the country’s growing population.Read more
We’ve stepped up our commitment to be part of the salt solution by continuing to dramatically reduce the salt content across some of our most popular products, and pledging not to add any salt in the majority of our products.Read more
We all love the humble spud, but how much do you actually know about potatoes and their production? Archaeological excavations revealed the potato existed 13,000 years ago in parts of South America, including Chile, and 8,000 years ago in Peru. Today, the potato is the plant with the largest number of wild and cultivated varieties throughout the world.Read more
New independent research commissioned by Aviko has revealed the profit boosting power of the great British breakfast, with 29% of people choosing to eat the most important meal of the day out-of-home at least once a week and 52% opting for brunch and dining after 9am.Read more
The fundamentals of commerce will never change, but as the landscape develops with the speed of technology, what matters most now is how to activate those fundamentals. Smart organisations know they need to stay ahead of trends and anticipate the next big thing, or risk being devoured by competitors.Read more
In the crop update of September, we published the European estimates of acreage and yield of the EU-5 countries. During the past few weeks, these figures have been adjusted to show that Belgium and France have harvested even more than estimated while the Dutch and UK figures slightly decreased.Read more
With a 3.1% acreage increase compared to the previous year, 2014 figures slightly exceed the 3% predicted increase. The yield figures based on test harvestings at several farms in the EU-5 countries show a production estimate of 27 million tonnes – exceeding the last crop record of 2011.Read more
"Aviko's SuperCrunch fries retain their quality better than any other fries we've looked at. Not only that, but we've been extremely happy with the length, quality, flavour and appearance that we see day in and day out; again, easily surpassing every other fry that we've tried."
Founder Thunderbird Fried Chicken
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