Poor weather has caused disruption to the UK's potato harvesting, according to the British Potato Council.
It says main crop varieties, however, are still bulking well, with potential for high yields later in the year.
Imports are now confined to limited quantities of French varieties, although it is estimated that there are still 11,000 tonnes of Cyprus potatoes being held in cold store in the UK. Demand is limited, with Spunta selling at £3/20 kg and Cara at only a pound more with some reported quality problems.