Potatoes – good for your carbon footprint..
Did you know that potatoes are significantly better for your carbon footprint than other carbohydrates? Eating rice 1-2 times per week = driving 66 miles or heating your home for 4 days Eating potatoes 1-2 times per week = driving 9 miles or heating your home for 1/2 day. See more at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46459714Read More >
European Regional Development Fund
Wilson’s Country Limited are in receipt of an SFA grant to “Install a second potato peeled processing line” This project is part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020Read More >
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...Read More >
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...Read More >
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...Read More >
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...Read More >
Wilsons Country Story
Check out The Wilsons Country Story with Angus Wilson.Read More >
Tesco Taste NI Festival 2018
What a fantastic weekend we had at Tesco Taste NI! The three-day event attracted over 20,000 visitors and showcased all that is great about Northern Ireland Food and Drink. Throughout the three-day festival we gave away over 8000 samples of our You Say Potato Spicy Wedges and Garlic & Herb Diced Potatoes – now that is a lot of samples!...Read More >