links including newsletters etc.
National Federation of Fish
Friers - latest
The Academy has a range of
useful Library Guides, most of which are available
Seafish are developing a
range of Study Guides to help study for fish and shellfish
industry skills qualifications.
This excellent webpage
from Thompson Morgan is aimed at growers, but it does
list almost every variety of UK grown potato. The Column
on Chips list varieties such as Duke of York and Sharpe's
Express (earliest), Chicago, Maris Piper (maincrop). Each
potato variety has a useful if short description.
is what they say about Maris Piper - Makes wonderfully tasty
chips! Early maincrop. The best chipping variety available,
and a versatile 'all rounder'. Potato 'Maris Piper' produces
dry, floury tubers with creamy-white flesh of good flavour,
that rarely discolours on cooking. This popular purple-flowered
maincrop potato is also Golden eelworm resistant. Height
and spread: 60cm (24").
The Potato Council have a comprehensive database of Potato
Varieties here. If searching for good chipping varieties
then search for the characteristic French Fry and
you should find 37 varieties starting with Accord and ending
Wikipedia as always has plenty to say - try