'Low and slow' packing report

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THE past week’s free-buy packing trade in the UK is reported as being both slow and low in volume, compared to previous weeks.

A high proportion of packing material continues to move on contract this week while Maris Piper continues to hold a premium over Whites, according to AHDB.

Previously in the news:

Packing markets remain the busier outlet
More packing varieties drive up WAPS
Small potato packing capacity ramped up