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Comber Earlies are here..

As we enjoy the long evenings and this lovely warm weather, our local farmers have started to dig the first early potatoes of the season in Northern Ireland. Look out for them in stores this weekend! As always, the weather dictates when we see these Comber spuds on our dinner plates but thankfully, despite a wet and cold start the...

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09.06.21

Don’t be a couch potato…..

Spring is definitely in the air and the sun is shining (occasionally!). At Wilson's Country we like to support local groups and organisations and we love to see events promoting health and well being. We have a few runners, cyclists, footballers, rugby players and gym goers amongst our team here and whilst we are all about potatoes definitely not the...

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03.05.19

Spring is in the air

The Patterson family (Glenmore Farms) have started planting the first Maris Piper of 2019. The Patterson farm is based in Newcastle Co. Down. This is the first of approx. 220 acres of potatoes grown for Wilson’s Country on the farm. On average they will plant about 8 acres per day, weather permitting of course! Last year was one of the...

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26.03.19

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU!

JANUARY. That time of year when resolutions are made! The number one New Year Resolution is to Lose Weight/Eat healthy. So, where does the humble spud fit into this New You? Potatoes are a wonderfully versatile vegetable! They provide us with nutrients such as fibre and potassium, are naturally fat free and gluten free and are an excellent source of...

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04.01.19

Angus Wilson Reflects

Welcome to our new website and my first ever blog!! – who said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks (well maybe you will, when you read this!!) If you scroll to the bottom of any page in the site, you will see the following – The farming life is a school of patience; You can’t speed up the...

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06.12.18