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UK potato firm launches mobile storage


November 30, 2011
By Fresh Plaza

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November
29, 2011 – An inflatable temporary storage developed by a north Norfolk, UK,
potato business could slash costs and create new opportunities for growers.

November
29, 2011 – An inflatable temporary storage developed by a north Norfolk, UK,
potato business could slash costs and create new opportunities for growers.

The
easy-to-erect durable structure has been designed to solve immediate
post-harvest storage headaches and achieve cost savings. The “Airstore,” which
can hold up to 900 tonnes of potatoes, has proved a success at one site. One of
the biggest headaches for UK potato growers is the cost of taking potatoes from
field to storage. This makes it possible to take the storage to the potato
field, which would save in transports costs.

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