|African Potato Association (APA)|
The African Potato Association (APA) is a non-profit organization that was launched in September 1985.
The objectives of the African Potato Association include promoting the interests of potato and sweetpotato workers in Africa.
|Alliance for a Healthier Generation|
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation works to address one of the nation’s leading public health threats—childhood obesity. The goal of the Alliance is to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity by 2015, and to empower kids nationwide to make healthy lifestyle choices. Founded in 2005 by the American Heart Association and William J. Clinton Foundation, the Alliance works to positively affect the places that can make a difference in a child’s health: homes, schools, doctor’s offices, and communities.
|Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE)|
The Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE) is a not-for-profit organization 100% dedicated to expanding and translating scientific research into evidence-based policy and education initiatives that recognize the role of all forms of the potato—a nutritious vegetable—in promoting health for all age groups.
|American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI)|
The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) represents the Frozen Food Industry in the United States
|Asociación Latinoamericana de la Papa (ALAP)|
The purposes of ALAP are: A) The organizing of meetings and study groups regional, national and international; B) The publication of information communications such as news, summaries of the state of crop in a given area, payrolls researchers, extension agents, producers, etc.; summaries of the meetings and other appropriate publications; and C) The exchange of technical and scientific personnel other partners, as well as genetic material, literature and others.
|Associação Brasileira da Batata (Brazilian Potato Association)|
Brazilian Potato Association
|Association des Amidonniers et Féculiers (AAF; European Starch Association)|
The AAF – Association des Amidonniers et Féculiers– is the trade association which represents the interests of the European starch industry both at European and international level.
The Australian Vegetable and Potato Growers Federation (AUSVEG) is securing the future for all Australian vegetable growers. AUSVEG represents the interests of growers to government and assist growers in making sure the National Levy is invested on Research and Development (R&D) that meets the needs of the vegetable industry.
Belgapom is an organisation representing the interest of the Belgian Potato Processing companies
|British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF)|
The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) promotes and protects the interests of the (British) Frozen Food Industry.
|Bundesverband der Obst-, Gemuese, und Kartoffelverarbeitenden Industrie (BOGK)|
The Bundesverband der obst-, gemuese, und kartoffelverarbeitenden Industrie (BOGK) is the German association for processors of fruit, vegetables and potatoes
|Canadian Horticultural Council / Canadian Potato Council|
The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) is a national association representing Canadian Horticulture. This includes the potato sector.
|CESPU Committee of the European Starch Potato Processors' unions|
Representation of the European Starch Processors associations at European level.
|Colorado Potato Administrative Committee (CPAC)|
The Colorado Potato Administrative Committee (CPAC) was founded in 1941 with the key goal of organizing the then more than 175 Colorado Potato Growers and Colorado Potato Shippers throughout Colorado under a common purpose and industry.
|Comité National interprofessionnel de la Pomme de Terre (CNIPT)|
Comité National interprofessionnel de la Pomme de Terre (CNIPT) is a french organisation to create added value to the potato chain and to stimulate the consumption of fresh potatoes. The CNIPT incorporates all actors of the potato chain.
|Comite Nord Plant|
The Comite Nord is an association of 490 potato producers located at the North of Paris.
|Consorcio Tecnológico de la papa ecuador (CTPE)|
Consorcio Tecnológico de la papa ecuador (CTPE) is an association of research organisations and universities to promote, stimulate and coordinate research for the potato industry in Ecuador
|Deutscher Kartoffelhandelsverband e. V. (DKHV)|
Deutscher Kartoffelhandelsverband e. V. (DKHV) is an association of the German potato traders
DLG BENELUX is the organizer of PotatoEurope 2013 in The Netherlands.
|Dutch Potato Processing Association (DPPA or VAVI)|
The Dutch Potato Processing Industry (Vereniging voor de Aardappelverwerkende Industrie) represents the Dutch Potato Processing Industry (french fries, dehydrated potato products)
|EUPPA (European Potato Processors Association)|
The EUPPA (European Potato Processors Association) represents the interests of the potato processing industry on a European level. Previously, the name of this association was UEITP ( l'Union Européenne de l'Industrie de la Transformation de la Pomme de terre)
Europatat was set up by national organisations to represent the interests of wholesale potato merchants at a European level.
|European Association for Potato Research (EAPR)|
Scientific platform covering all aspects of the potato chain
|European Snacks Association (ESA)|
The European Snacks Association (ESA) looks after the interests of the european snack food industry. Every two years they organize the Snackex, an exhibition entirely dedicated to snack food.
FEDAGRIM vzw is the Belgian association of manufacturers and importers active in the domain of agricultural machinery and organizer of Potato Europe in Belgium
|Food and Consumer Products of Canada|
Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) is the largest industry association in Canada representing the food and consumer products industry. Its member companies make and market retailer and national brands sold through grocery, drug, convenience, mass merchandise and foodservice distribution channels.
|Food and Drink Federation (FDF)|
The Food and Drink Federation is the voice of the UK food and drink industry, the largest manufacturing sector in the country. FDF's membership comprises manufacturers of all sizes as well as trade associations and groups dealing with specific sectors of the industry.
|Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA)|
The FPSA (Food Processing Suppliers Association) is the largest U.S. association of suppliers of equipment, ingredients and services to the global food, beverage and pharmaceutical processing industries.
The PROINPA Foundation promotes technical innovation to improve the competitiveness of Andean crops (includes potato crop), food security and the conservation and sustainable use of genetic resources, for the benefit of farmers and the Bolivian society as a whole.
GMV is the Dutch Association of Manufacturers of Machinery for Food Processing and Packaging.
|Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)|
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) serves as the vital link between the CPG industry and United States policymakers at federal and state levels.
|Groupement Interprofessionnel pour la valorisation de la Pomme de Terre (GIPT)|
French Potato organisation, includes potato processors
|Idaho Potato Commission|
The Idaho Potato Commission is a state agency with many responsibilities, including the promotion of Idaho Potatoes. The Commission is funded by a tax levied on all Idaho-grown potatoes. It is currently set at ten cents for every 100 pounds of potatoes. The funds generated from this tax are used to advertise, promote and do research to expand the markets for Idaho grown Potatoes.
|Instituto Nacional Autónomo de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, INIAP|
INIAP generates and provides appropriate technologies, products, services and specialized training to contribute to sustainable development of the agricultural, agro-forestry and agro-industry. One of its programs, Programa Nacional de Raíces y Tubérculos, works with potato crop.
|Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, INTA - Propapa|
PROPAPA represents the consolidation of an operating unit of services, production and research with a strong emphasis on the potato crop but also addressing technological problems in vegetables, fruits thin, food in general, pesticide residues in various crops, virosis in corn and lettuce, molecular genetic analysis in vines and cereals, determination of the presence of transgenesis, micropropagation in different crops, etc.
|International Potato Center (CIP)|
The International Potato Center or Centro Internacional de la Papa (also known by its Spanish acronym, CIP) seeks to reduce poverty and achieve food security on a sustained basis in developing countries through scientific research and related activities on potato, sweet potato, other root and tuber crops, and on the improved management of natural resources in the Andes and other mountain areas.
|Irish Farmers Association|
The Irish farmers' Association looks after the interest of farmers in Ireland.
|Keystone Potato Producers Association Inc.|
Keystone Potato Producers Association (KPPA) is the processing potato producer organization for Manitoba (Canada).
|Maine Potato Board|
The Maine Potato Board was created in 1986 by an act of the Maine Legislature for the purpose of establishing a cohesive framework for effective leadership within the potato industry. The Board is an information and advisory resource for Maine’s potato growers, dealers, and processors, as well as the general public on all matters relating to potatoes in Maine.
|Michigan Potato Industry Commission|
The Michigan Potato Industry Commission aims to foster and promote the potato industry in Michigan
|NAFEM (North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers)|
The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) is a trade association of more than 625 foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers, that provide products for food preparation, cooking, storage and table service.
|National Potato Council (NPC)|
The National Potato Council is looking after the interest of the potato growers in the United States. The NPC website provides information on potato history, potato cultivation, potato statistics and US state potato organisations
|National Restaurant Association (NRA)|
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) is the leading business association for the restaurant industry in the United States.
|Navefri (Nationaal verbond van frituristen)|
The Navefri (Nationaal verbond van Frituristen) or in french Unafri (Union Nationale des Frituristes) is the Belgian association looking after the interest of the traditional Belgian "Frietkoten" or "Frituren".
|Nederlandse Aardappel Organisatie (NAO)|
The Nederlandse Aardappel Organisatie (NAO; Dutch Organisation of Potato Merchants) represents the interests of the Dutch potato sector, including the seed potato industry, the table potato industry and the sector producing potatoes for processing.
|Nederlandse Akkerbouw Vakbond|
The Nederlandse Akkerbouw Vakbond is an organization representing the interest of dutch farmers.
Neiker-Tecnalia, the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development, is a nonprofit state-owned company assigned to the Department of Environment, Regional Planning, Agriculture and fisheries of the Basque Government.
|Northern Plains Potato Growers Association (NPPGA)|
The Northern Plains Potato Growers Association's mission is to promote profitability and unity of the potato growers of the adjoining states of Minnesota and North Dakota through the development and promotion of quality potatoes and potato products
|Northwest Food Processors Association|
The Northwest Foods Processors Association represents the interests of Food processing companies in the US states Idaho, Oregon and Washington
|Ontario Potato Board|
The Ontario Potato Board represents potato growers of Ontario, Canada. Potatoes are Ontario's largest vegetable crop.
|Oregon Potato Commission|
The Oregon Potato Commission represents the potato Industry in Oregon.
|Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI)|
The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) is a trade association with more than 550 member companies that manufacture packaging and packaging-related converting machinery, commercially-available packaging machinery components, containers and materials in the United States and Canada.
The Potato Council (formerly known as British Potato Council, BPC) is a public body working on behalf of potato growers and purchasers to promote British potatoes.
The Potato Council is part of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)
|Potato Growers of Alberta (PGA)|
The Potato Growers of Alberta is a non-profit potato grower association in the Province of Alberta.
|Potato Processors Association Of Australia (PPAA)|
The Potato Processors Association of Australia (PPAA) is a small and focussed organisation that was formed in 1992 to provide a united voice on issues of common concern in the processing of potatoes.
|Potatoes New Brunswick|
Potatoes New Brunswick is a producer-driven organization. They work in close collaboration with industry stakeholders to lobby, coordinate, promote, negotiate and lead the growth and development of New Brunswick's potato industry.
|Potatoes New Zealand|
Potatoes New Zealand represents the interests of New Zealand's seed, table, and process potato growers.
|Potatoes South Africa|
Potatoes South Africa is an industry association supporting the potato producers (ware, seed potatoes and processing) within regional context in South Africa.
|Potatoes South Australia|
Potatoes South Australia is a recently established organisation (2011). Potatoes South Australia will represent and promote the interests of potato industry stakeholders, undertake research and development, commission marketing and consumer education programs and provide policy advice to Australian Government regarding potato industry issues.
|PPMA (Processing and Packaging Machinery Association)|
The PPMA (Processing and Packaging Machinery Association) is the UK's trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to the UK market and represents over 350 member companies.
|Prince Edward Island Potato Board|
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is looking after the interests of the potato industry on Prince Edward Island.
|Produce Marketing Association (PMA) |
The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is a US based industry association that supports 2500 members worldwide in the production, retail, distribution, and foodservice sectors of the fruit, vegetable and floral industries.
PMA is the annual organiser of the Freshsummit convention and Expo
|Producers and Exporters Andalusian Early Potatoes|
The association of Producers and Exporters Andalusian Early Potatoes belongs to Asociafruit, a non-profit association representing the producers and exporters of fruits and vegetables in Andalusia and Extremadura. This is an association of companies and professionals dedicated to the cultivation and the marketing of the early potato in order to join forces to achieve products with quality levels that satisfy even the most demanding consumers.
|Roots for Life Foundation|
Roots for Life is a organization which mission is to endow conservation of the full genetic diversity of the world’s wild and cultivated potatoes, sweet potatoes and other Andean root and tuber crops, and to raise awareness of the importance of roots and tubers to long-term global food security for the benefit of humanity.
|Snack Food Association|
The Snack Food Association (SFA) is an international trade association of the snack food industry representing snack manufacturers and suppliers. SFA represents over 400 companies worldwide.
Swisspatat is the swiss industry association for the different organizations throughout the potato chain: production, trade, processing and consumers
|Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers Association|
The Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers Association (TFGA) is Tasmania’s state farmer organisation, representing over 5,000 members who live and work on farm businesses situated across Tasmania.
|The Chip Group|
The Chip group is an association of companies in New Zealand that are involved with the supply chain of french fries (called chips in NZ). The chip group consists of manufacturers of french fries, and a range of other suppliers to the New Zealand chip shops, but also includes the National heart Foundation of New Zealnd.
Objective of the chips group is to:
- reduce the average fat content of foodservice hot/fried french fries by 20%.
- improve the nutritional profile of fast food hot/fried french fries
The chips group has launched standards for the preparation of french fries in the New Zealand chip shops.
|The Potato Association of America (PAA)|
The Potato Association of America is a US organisation looking at the entire potato supply chain from a scientific perspective.
|United Potato Growers of America|
United Potato Growers of America is a federated farmers cooperative that focuses on managing national potato supply so as to positively affect grower economic success.
|United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC)|
The United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) aims to improve the marketing of potatoes via the development of better market information and analysis, and stronger communications and cooperation between grower organizations across Canada.
|United States Potato Board (USPB)|
The United States Potato Board (USPB) is the nation’s potato marketing organization. The USPB is the central organizing force in implementing programs that will increase demand for potatoes.
|Ustredni Bramborarsky SVAZ (Czech Potato Association)|
Ustredni Bramborarsky SVAZ (UBS) is the Czech Potato Association
|Verenigde Telers Akkerbouw (VTA)|
The Dutch farmers association Verenigde Telers Akkerbouw (VTA) which translates into "United Arable Farmers" represent the interest of arable farmers in the Netherlands
|Vlaams Centrum voor Agro- en visserij Marketing (VLAM)|
VLAM, Flanders' Agricultural Marketing Board, is a non-profit organisation promoting products and services of the Flemish agriculture, horticulture, fishery and agro-alimentary sector, including potatoes.
|Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC)|
The mission of the Washington State Potato Commission is to serve the potato growers of Washington State by facilitating the awareness and value of Washington state potatoes. The main functions of the Commission are to enhance trade opportunities, to advance environmentally sound production and cultural practices through research, and to represent the growers' interests in areas and issues relating to education, trade barriers, irrigation, transportation and crop protection.
|Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA)|
The Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) provides grower education, government support, environmentally sound research and consumer education for 150 grower organizations across the state of Wisconsin.
|World Potato Congress Inc.|
World Potato Congress Inc is organizer of the World Potato Congress, held every three year and covering all aspects of the potato chain.