Only six years after it hit the headlines it seems that English seed potatoes are once more being planted in Scottish fields.
Free-buy potato prices are likely to remain on par with contracted prices, claims Produce Investments.
Scottish soil preparation equipment specialist ScanStone has launched its first potato harvester from the Potato Europe Event in Northern France.
A north-east potato enthusiast was this week awarded a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show for the second year in a row.
A unique purple-coloured potato has been developed in Northern Ireland primarily for the US and Canadian markets, but it is also destined to hit Europe later as well.
Meigle-based Bruce Farms, one of Scotland's biggest and most progressive potato growers, has been selected as the host for a new national project which is expected to benefit the whole potato industry.
The parent company of tattie giant Greenvale - Produce Investments - plunged into the red in the second half of 2015.
Potatoes have been part of Scottish culture for years, with the humble fish supper being the original fast food, but it is in agriculture where their impact was felt most.
The hunt is on to find a host farmer for an innovative new potato project.
Marketing fresh potatoes has been challenging in recent years but it would have been much more so without the benefits of branding.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are now on the point of becoming important agricultural tools according to SRUC post graduate researcher Simon Gibson-Poole.
The chief of Scotland's largest tattie processor raked in more than £4million last year.
The number of broilers and amount of potatoes grown in Scotland are at the lowest level on record, according to government figures.
A north-east potato enthusiast with nearly 700 varieties of spuds has been named the winner of this year's Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) local award.
The potato industry is forever trying to find ways to combat the decline in tattie consumption.
Free-buy potato prices are likely to remain strong as the season progresses, claims Produce Investments.
A major campaign to promote fresh potatoes across Britain and Ireland will be launched next month.
Potato growers are growing less than originally thought this year, according to figures from AHDB Potatoes.
The bacterial disease blackleg has proved to be a tough one to control but it is hoped a £300,000 joint AHDB Potatoes and Scottish Government research project, now in its final year, will come up with some of the answers.
Potato growers have paid heed to packers' pleas to grow less this year, according to figures from AHDB Potatoes.
Variety choice and target market are the biggest decisions a grower can make to influence the bottom line of a tattie enterprise this season according to Agrovista's Andy Steven.
Scottish tattie growers are being urged to make use of new promotional material aimed at getting more people to eat fresh potatoes.
Scots potato growers are being urged to take part in a special VE Day 70th anniversary campaign.
The continued drop in fresh potato consumption and a surplus of produce on the market has resulted in a 63% drop in pre-tax profits at tattie processor Greenvale.
Tattie growers have been urged to choose the slogan for a new nationwide campaign aimed at boosting the consumption of fresh potatoes.
Scottish potato growers were left frustrated following a sector crisis meeting in Edinburgh yesterday.
A special event is being held later this month to try and find a way to ease the current crisis in the tattie sector.
Scottish tattie growers have been urged to cut back production and only grow what their contract requires in a bid to prevent another flood of produce on to the market.
Bumper yields, falling consumption and increasing competition between retailers will continue to subdue farmgate tattie prices for the rest of the season, warns a leading processor.
The expansion of the Albert Bartlett brand and its move into new markets has helped boost profits at Scotland’s largest tattie processor.
Montrose-based co-operative Grampian Growers Ltd has announced a new alliance aimed at increasing market share for its 25 seed potato growing members.