Internationally renowned Jersey Royals are in season.

It’s the 140th anniversary of the potato according to www.jerseyroyals.co.uk.

The season only lasts 4 months from April to July, with May being the peak of the season.

The Jersey Royal has a protected designation of origin for its unique properties.

Further information on Jersey Royals can be found at www.jerseyroyals.co.uk.

British new potatoes

After the Jersey Royal season peaks, the Cornish new potatoes take over and then into most other British counties.

Of the Cornish new potatoes the popular varieties include Rocket, Maris Peer and Lady Christl.