Thousands of visitors are expected to flock to British Potato 2003 next week.

The event, which is organised by the British Potato Council, takes place at Newark, near Nottingham, on September 3 and 4.

The show will feature more than 180 exhibitors and will offer visitors a wide range of advice and information on all aspects of the potato industry, from production to retail.

The event will also feature keynote seminars which will address a variety of issues affecting the potato industry, ranging from pesticide use to exports.