Strathmore Potatoes


'passionate in the pursuit of perfect potatoes'

Your first stop for all potato matters!

With over 25 years experience of breeding, growing, exporting and selling.

Formed in 2005 Strathmore Potatoes Limited ( SPL ) has grown into one of the UK’s leading privately owned potato businesses. We are one of a select few companies directly involved in the full cycle of potato production. We are breeders, have our own PBTC mini-tuber production facility, export/import seed and ware and have strong established relationships both in the UK and abroad.

Services

Our commitment to customer care and customer satisfaction are paramount to us and are attributes we feel are strong within our business. We currently export to Cyprus, Egypt, Europe and North Africa and we are always looking for new relationships worldwide.

Breeders



  • On-site laboratory and cold storage facilities.
  • Breeding programme in collaboration with the world renowned James Hutton Institute.
  • Partnerships with Independant Breeders.
  • Trial sites throughout the UK and abroad.
  • Investment programme for the introduction of new varieties.




Import/Export



  • SPL has a wide customer/partner base covering countries within the EU, North Africa, Middle East and beyond.
  • SPL are committed to sourcing the highest quality seed and ware potato stocks for all our Import and Export customers.
  • Import and Export are growth areas for us and we are looking for partners that share our business ethics.
  • We have a portfolio of varieties for new markets.
  • SPL can offer exclusive marketing agreement opportunities.

Growers



  • SPL contract grow in excess of 200 hectares of seed with selected growers throughout the UK and procure a further 250 hectares from our dedicated growers.
  • Highest selection protocols enabling the supply of qualty produce.
  • Fully integrated production from mini-tuber PBTC to Pre-basic, S grade, SE and Elite certification.
  • Transparency throughout our whole supply chain.
  • Open market or fixed price contracts to suit supplier / customer needs.

Merchants



  • 15,000 – 20,000 Tonnes annual sales of potatoes.
  • Our commitment to the care and satisfaction of our suppliers and customers are paramount to us and core to our business.
  • SPL are marketing agents for Wilja.
  • Access to all the leading varieties within the UK and abroad.
  • Members of the British Potato Trade Association.



Mini-tuber Production



  • SASA approved pre-basic tissue culture micro-propagation facility and dedicated protected growing unit.
  • Purpose built tissue culture laboratory and designated mini-tuber cold storage unit.
  • Certified virus free mini-tubers from SASA supplied nuclear stock.
  • Protected growing environment to ensure maximum health status of all our progeny.
  • Exclusive range of varieties held as nuclear stock cultures.

Quality Control



  • Purpose built facilities for analysing and assesing seed and ware.
  • Quality proceedures ensure the right product reaches our customers.
  • Full crop management protocols.
  • Tuber disease assesments and growing crop disease diagnosis.
  • BASIS and FACTS trained staff to provide advice as and when required.



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Strathmore Potatoes Ltd
West Craig, Dundee Road, Forfar, DD8 1XE




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