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Premier Primocanes from Breeding Programme

​​​​​​​James Hutton Limited is introducing three new raspberry varieties to soft fruit growers in 2020 including two primocanes, Lewis and Skye. 

Planting Positivity

Over the past few weeks, we have seen some terrific displays of solidarity and teamwork. A great example is office and laboratory staff joining their field based colleagues, to ensure that this seasons commercial potato trials and clonal material were planted to schedule. 

Water Test Network - Innovation Challenge 3

The Water Test Network is looking for SMEs who are developing technologies to remove PFAS from water, for the project's third innovation challenge.

News Update - April 2020

James Hutton Limited is still open for business, supporting several key sectors to continue with theirs. Please read on for a brief update of how COVID-19 has impacted each of our business areas.

Free Analysis for Hand Sanitiser Manufacturers

James Hutton Limited will offer a free of charge screening method for manufacturers of alcohol-based sanitisers, helping to ensure that Ethanol and Isopropyl Alcohol content meets the requirements for approved formulations.

COVID-19 Update

James Hutton Limited is still open for business to support essential activities in the agrifood, energy and water supply chains.


Running a normal service is becoming increasingly difficult and we expect this to continue to be difficult in the weeks and months ahead which means, we will no longer be able to guarantee our normal turn-around times.

Solid Start to 2020 with Soft Fruit Events

Kicking off the year with two major events in our soft fruit calendar - International Soft Fruit Conference in January and Fruit Logistica in February.