Gold sponsors

Agrimech Gold Sponsor BP2023

Agrimech is an award-winning agricultural machinery solutions and supply company, making and maintaining equipment for all stages of the weighing, bagging, tray-filling and palletising process.

We are also very proud to have received the Queen's Award for Enterprise this year.

From initial design to finished product, every process is overseen by our in-house staff and our machinery is stainless steel, meeting the very highest and strongest standards.

When a customer purchases an Agrimech product, it's the start of the relationship, not the end. We make the finest quality machines possible, and our staff know exactly how they work.

Our team's dedication to service and support has seen us win numerous national customer care awards, so whatever the issue, you know that with Agrimech, you are in the safest and wisest hands.

We're also proud of our revolutionary remote engineering system called Agrilink, which enables us to take a virtual visit to your machinery anytime, anywhere.

Branston Gold Sponsor BP2023

Our company was formed back in 1968 as a co-operative of local farmers all growing around the Branston area. Over the years we've embraced the changes in farming and retail to become one of the largest buyers and packers of potatoes in the UK.

Branston sites are strategically located in the heart of some of the country's best potato-growing land, with a dedicated producer group focused around each one. Our team comprises over 800 people, all devoted to delivering the best in quality and service to our retail, wholesale and food manufacturing customers. And it's not just fresh potatoes. We're also continually developing our great range of innovative, ready-to-cook products for shoppers who want quicker and easier potato dishes.

We firmly believe in a sustainable future for the UK potato industry and we're continuing to invest and develop our business, forging ever-stronger relationships with our growers and customers alike.

Grimme Gold Sponsor BP2023

Grimme is a world leader in the manufacture of innovative root crop machinery and supplies an extensive range of specialist equipment to the UK potato industry. This includes machines designed for soil preparation, planting, irrigation, trailed-harvesting, self-propelled harvesting, handling, grading and much more.

Grimme UK & Ireland are proud to work with a national network of dealers who offer comprehensive sales and aftersales support for Grimme equipment. We're dedicated to supporting our customer's through our dealer network and are proud to employ one of the largest teams of root crop professionals, specifically trained in spare parts distribution and technical after-sales support.

We're excited to continue our Gold Sponsorship for 2023 and can't wait for you to experience some classic Grimme hospitality at the UK's number one potato event. You'll also get to see first-hand, how our expertise and award-winning innovation, make the experience of owning a Grimme machine unique.

Silver sponsors

Bayer Crop Science Silver Sponsor BP2023

Whether it is a unique nematicide solution, weed control products, blight strategies incorporating resistance management to combat the latest blight strains, or aphid control, Bayer’s potato technical team will be on-hand at BP2023 to offer advice and information.

Bayer are the biggest investor in crop protection research and development for European farmers. We want to help shape the future of farming in a way that benefits everyone and moves towards our vision of health for all, hunger for none.

Doosan Silver Sponsor BP2023

Doosan now supplies forklifts to over 90 countries and has become a preferred supplier to many of the world's leading fleet users. Our range covers over 100 models in total, spanning 1.3-25 tonnes, electric, gas and diesel.

Our European forklifts are currently made in Korea and Germany. Once again, Doosan will be a Silver sponsor of BP2023, having exhibited since 2005.

With a great reputation in the farming and potato industry for providing strong, robust, simple and no-nonsense machines. Doosan provides all your materials handling requirements from one source: products, services, design, innovation, support, fleet management system & after-sales.

Haith Silver Sponsor BP2023

Haith are renowned for their market leading innovative machinery and systems for root crop handling, designed with ease of maintenance, gentle handling, and efficiency in mind. From single machines to turnkey facilities to suit growers, processors, and packers of all sizes.

In 2022, Haith received their second Queen's Award for Enterprise in the Innovation Category, this time for the Rota-Tip TE Box Tippler which is used to transfer crops onto washing, sizing, and packing lines.

The Haith - GRIMME collaboration has recently launched the ProSort, designed to automate the removal of stone, clod and foreign debris from root crops on farm.

McCain Silver Sponsor BP2023

McCain is the nation’s biggest manufacturer of frozen potato products.  With a household retail brand, foodservice business and ‘quick service restaurant’ range McCain continues to invest to maintain brand leadership and continued growth.

As the largest purchaser of British potatoes, McCain has been building strong relationships with potato growers for over 50 years, many of which span three generations of farming families.

McCain contracts with over 250 growers from the Highlands down to Cornwall. The company has a dedicated seed business in Montrose, Scotland, and five processing factories across the UK.

Newtec Silver Sponsor BP2023

Designed and manufactured in Denmark - Newtec is a leading manufacturer of weighing, packing and sorting machinery primarily for the fruit and vegetable industry. We're passionate about helping you optimise your production and solving your business challenges with our innovative solutions. To do so, we focus on quality and long-lasting relationships when designing and manufacturing our machines.

In order to meet the increasing demands of the industry, Newtec has formed partnerships with other leading manufacturers. Together, we deliver industry leading solutions - all purchased, installed and serviced from a partner near you. Today, Newtec is represented in 50+ countries worldwide.

Tong Silver Sponsor BP2023

Tong Engineering is a worldwide leader in high-quality potato handling equipment manufacture. Specialising in innovative systems for efficient potato grading, optical sorting, washing, polishing and processing, Tong equipment is renowned for gentle handling and robust engineering that is built to last. From concept design through manufacture, project management and installation, Tong works closely with customers to design custom-built handling equipment that meets current and future requirements, however large or small.

Incorporating the most advanced technology alongside intelligent controls and automation, Tong's fully integrated handling solutions ensure optimum efficiency and productivity. Choose Tong for the complete potato handling solution from post-harvest to pack.

Bronze sponsors

Bayer Crop Science Bronze Sponsor BP2023

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Dorm Fresh - 1,4GROUP Silver Sponsor BP2023

DormFresh Limited, Perth, Scotland is a member of 1,4GROUP, based in Meridian, Idaho. Since 1990 1,4GROUP has specialised in storage and sprout inhibition of potatoes in the US, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand and Europe researching and introducing new products to improve potato storage technology in these global markets.

DormFresh Limited received a registration in 2015 for 1,4SIGHT in The Netherlands, followed by Austria in 2016. Since then, 1,4SIGHT has been registered in 24 European markets.

UPL Bronze Sponsor BP2023

UPL is on a mission to change the game, to make every single food product more sustainable. UPL have introduced ARGOS – a bio control sprout suppressant for stored potatoes, containing orange oil as a natural active ingredient with excellent control and zero residue.

As the UK’s leading supplier of FAZOR, a field applied maleic hydrazide, UPL now offer a complete sprout suppression programme from field to fork.

Visit us to learn more about our integrated solutions.

Watson & Brokman - Agrimech Bronze Sponsor BP2023

Watson & Brookman & Agritec offer a vast range of machinery for the food processing industry. In addition to standard machines, we work with our customers to design bespoke solutions to their specific projects.

With over 44 years of experience, we're continually developing our range, improving existing designs and developing new machines to further improve customer processing efficiencies.

We produce quality, high-care equipment using the best components to ensure a long and trouble-free service life.


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