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Be Part of the Salt Solution with Aviko

Aviko’s continuing efforts to slash the salt content in its most popular potato products, will help caterers become part of the solution rather than the problem in the drive to reduce the public’s unhealthily high consumption of sodium chloride.

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Aviko Diner opens for Business at Casual Dining Show (Stand U121)

The ‘Aviko Diner’ will be open for business at the UK’s first Casual Dining Show – visitors are encouraged to head down to the 50s inspired stand (U121) to sample the potato expert’s wide range of premium fries.

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Working

Working Lunch…

Posted on 17/12/2013

When I first started out in the foodservice business, over two decades ago, corporate food was largely cafeteria-style. But today, food is playing a role far beyond just keeping employees fed and sustained.

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Spice Up the Festivities with Chilli Cheddar Nuggets

Our new Chilli Cheddar Nuggets are delicious and are perfect morsels for the festive season. Equally at home as part of a sharing platter, an on-the-go snack, side dish or meal accompaniment, these cheesy nuggets will help cater for the growing grazing generation.

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Feast on Christmas Potatoes

Feast on Christmas Potatoes

Posted on 17/12/2013

No Christmas menu would be complete without roast potatoes! Endorsed by the prestigious Craft Guild of Chefs, our crispy Roast Potatoes guarantee a premium taste.

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Prepare for Farmhouse Breakfast Week

Research by NPD Crest has revealed that the number of out-of-home breakfast occasions has surged by 8.4% in 2012, to 1.14 billion – breakfast is proving to be the most important meal of the day when it comes to profits*.

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iPad Promo Winner is ‘Over the Moon’

A pub landlord has snapped up the latest Apple iPad Air. Steve Hardstone has been running the Jolly Farmer pub in Bramley, Surrey, for 42 years and won the ‘must have’ gadget after registering for this very newsletter in our recent National Potato Week promotion.

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Potato Crop Update

Potato Crop Update

Posted on 17/12/2013

According to the last published estimates, the EU-5 countries harvested a total of 23.3 million tons of consumption potatoes. The figures for 2012, 2011 and 2010 are respectively: 22.8, 26.6 and 24.2 million tons, so the available volumes are higher than last year.

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A Black Swan Moment…

A Black Swan Moment…

Posted on 27/09/2013

The Black Swan theory is a term coined by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a finance professor and former Wall Street trader, used to describe an unforeseen turn of events that would otherwise be extremely difficult to predict.

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Potato Crop Update September

Potato Crop Update September

Posted on 26/09/2013

After a long period of drought (a rainfall deficit of 250 mm at the start of September in Holland) last week the weather changed and the heavens opened. So much so, that parts of east Holland experienced crop damage.

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Potato Crop Update July 2013

Potato Crop Update July 2013

Posted on 04/07/2013

This spring started with the knowledge that following a very low yield from the 2012 crop both Belgium and the UK have been buying from other regions to meet demand. On top of that, across the whole of Europe the early potatoes were planted very late in March and April, due to low temperatures and wet conditions.

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Sowing the seeds of growth

Sowing the seeds of growth

Posted on 01/07/2013

In my Q1 newsletter, I briefly touched on the global challenges we are facing in the world agri-markets and how the price of potatoes has risen to levels not seen since 2006/7. As I write this, I have the latest potato prices on my desk in front of me, charts showing day prices of €360/tn for June, eye-watering but not surprising considering seed plantings were late this year.

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For Premium Profits choose Premium Fries

All our products are made using specially selected potatoes, but for real menu stand-out be sure to choose from our premium fries range:

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Visit us at our LACA, The Main Event stand (P33)

Our dedicated team will be on hand at the 2013 LACA Conference (10th-12th July 2013, Hilton Birmingham Metropole) to share our passion for potatoes and menu inspiration with school caterers from across the UK.

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Go Wild with Tiger Fries POS Free Download

To showcase our brilliant Kid’s menu offering ‘Tiger Fries’ (an eye-catching combination of Superlongs + Sweet Potato Fries) we’ve created a fun POS kit containing a poster, a table tent-card, flyer and kid’s activity sheet.

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Raving about SuperCrunch

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"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."

MATT HARRIS
Founder Thunderbird Fried Chicken

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