Market advice 

Covent Garden Market Authority has set up a Food Advisory Board for New Covent Garden Market. The board, which will include Sir Don Curry and Lord Haskins, will meet to discuss current issues and advise on the redevelopment of NCGM from a food perspective. 

Potato grower wins 

East Lothian-based Luffness Mains has been named Greenvale AP/Tesco Scottish Potato Grower of the Year.

Salmonella alarm 

Independent food specialist Julian Graves has recalled a batch of sunflower seeds this week after they were found to contain salmonella. The move followed the recall of a batch of sesame seeds for the same reason.