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Aviko and Roosters Piri Piri's partnership

In a corner of west London, a new shop facade has emerged on the scene, large, clean lines picked out in white and green – minimalistic, yet modern. This is the 84-seater, Fulham Palace Road flagship store of Roosters Piri Piri, part of the street food-inspired fast casual behemoth, currently taking the UK by storm.

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The conversation of casual dining

The conversation of casual dining

Posted on 14/04/2013

The boundaries between restaurants and fast food are rapidly blurring. The gap that once existed between a quick burger on-the-go and a sit-down restaurant meal is now filled by the phenomenon of ‘casual dining’. And, I think it is safe to say - casual dining is here to stay.

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Aviko at LACA 2013 Stand P33

Aviko at LACA 2013 Stand P33

Posted on 12/04/2013

Aviko (Stand P33) will be on hand at the 2013 LACA Conference (10th-12th July 2013, Hilton Birmingham Metropole) to share their passion for potatoes and menu inspiration with school caterers from across the UK. The company works in partnership with schools to get kids’ interested in food and will be showcasing its dedicated range throughout the three days.

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Food for thought

Food for thought

Posted on 11/03/2013

What a difference the last six months has made in the global agri-markets where we have seen most food commodity prices increase to levels only experienced two years ago. Notably, the world potato market has risen to levels last seen during the 2010/11 crop.

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It's time for Tiger Fries

It's time for Tiger Fries

Posted on 11/03/2013

Move over Easter Bunny, it’s time for Tiger Fries Kids eat with their eyes, so it's no wonder that many outlets make special provisions when catering for young diners, especially during seasonal periods.

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Delicious Gluten Free Range

Delicious Gluten Free Range

Posted on 11/03/2013

Now everyone can be a wedges fan with our delicious and gluten-free range! Our extensive wedges range will ensure you are not missing out on catering for those needing gluten-free menu choices. A profit opportunity not to be missed out on, according to Coeliac UK, the gluten-free OOH market is worth an estimated £100 million a year**.

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The fourth edition available now

The fourth edition available now

Posted on 11/03/2013

Crack the casual dining market with Aviko The fourth and final edition of our e-magazine, A Taste of Aviko, is now available on our website. In this issue we turn our attention to cracking the profitable casual dining market, and in particular we provide a range of delicious recipe videos to keep you ahead in the menu planning stakes.

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Food at any cost

Food at any cost

Posted on 18/12/2012

As we enter the festive season where we share good tidings with our colleagues and loved ones, spare a thought for the millions of people around the world that go to sleep on an empty stomach.

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Potato crop news

Potato crop news

Posted on 18/12/2012

The 2012 crop has been distinctly different from that of 2011 due to the completely different weather conditions. Last year there was a total of 30.5 million tonnes of potatoes in the 5 main European potato growing countries (UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France), more than enough to fulfil the market demand. However, this year the picture is different, with the total crop across these five countries amounting to just 27 million tonnes.

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Make a sensible choice this Silly Season

With temperatures plummeting and the sound of Slade seemingly everywhere, it can only mean one thing: Christmas is upon us! So begins the foodservice silly season, with chefs and caterers run off their feet at this famously busy time of year.

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To another 50 years!

To another 50 years!

Posted on 17/12/2012

2012 saw us celebrate an amazing 50 years in the business, a huge milestone marking half a century of innovation and endeavour. The company has been transformed since 1962 from a small co-operative of 32 farmers, growing to become a European leader and one of the four largest potato processors in the world.

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What a year!

What a year!

Posted on 17/12/2012

2012 has truly been a year to remember. From the Diamond Jubilee celebrations to the spectacle of the Olympics, Great Britain has had the time of its life. Our achievements may not have been quite on the same scale, but 2012 has also been a very successful year for Aviko with the introduction of Superlongs, Sweet Potato Fries, Herb Diced Potatoes and Hash Brown Bites!

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Let’s celebrate without compromise

The third edition is out! To celebrate without compromise, you can create a festive menu with the new Aviko Inspiration Magazine. Although times are tough at the moment, at Christmas, your guests are looking for indulgence. Everyone want to treat themselves to a festive meal, without having to compromise on quality or experience. Pasta and rice are popular items on modern menus, however, at Christmas time, potatoes are a firm favorite in their traditional as well as in their innovative guises.

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New from Aviko: Sweet Potato Fries

At Aviko, we have spoken to UK consumers and an amazing 74% would order Sweet Potato Fries if they were on the menu. In addition to that, 76% think they would be great on a children's menu and most people (68% of respondents) view Sweet Potato Fries as a healthier menu option.

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Aviko gets a taste for publishing with new magazine

To mark Aviko's 50th anniversary, the European leader in potato products has launched a new digital magazine dedicated entirely to foodservice - 'A Taste of Aviko'.

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  • Our Appetisers
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    Perfect as a side, sharer, or snack, our range of appetisers are high quality, taste great, and profitable. Watch the video for more info.

  • SuperCrunch Thin Skin On
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    SuperCrunch are the best fries on the market. These thin cut skin-on SuperCrunch can help elevate your dishes and get customers coming back for more.

  • Street Food Sides
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    From mac n cheese triangles to habanero nuggets, these street food inspired sides will deliight your customers.

  • Premium Crunch Fries
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    Fries designed for fast food, perfect for delivery and busy takeaways thanks to their ability to stay hot and crunchy for longer.

  • Super Longs
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    Super Longs are premium longer fries giving you more portions per bag which means more profit for you. They taste fantastic too.

  • Burger & Lobster
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    Burger & Lobster position themselves as high-end casual dining and use Aviko's SuperCrunch fries to maintain the overall quality of the food they serve customers. Watch the video with Kenneth Tyrrell, Development Chef, discuss the business and SuperCrunch.

  • SuperCrunch Fan

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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

  • The best for chefs

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    "Chefs can buy cheaper chips but now, more than ever, they need reliability, consistency and confidence in their products and Aviko SuperCrunch give them exactly that. As a supplier to chefs, I'll never offer any other brand of chip."

    TONY QUICK
    Company Director Forest Produce