The first containers of sweet potatoes grown in Central America are en route to the UK as part of a new campaign which will see year-round supply of the tuber in Britain. With its healthy attributes like vitamin B6 and a low glycemic index, alongside great taste and kitchen versatility, sweet potatoes are gaining traction in the UK and Europe as a healthier alternative to the regular spudAhead of consignments kicking off next week, Jorge Reyes, UK sales manager for German fresh produce company Don Limón, speaks with PBUK about the export campaign, searching for European retailers and showcasing the sweet potato varieties at the London Produce Show next month…

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