Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update October 26, 2020
October 27, 2020
Potato harvest in Canada is complete in most provinces with the exception of Quebec, according to this final crop report of the season prepared by the United Potato Growers of Canada
Europatat welcomes Romans Vorss as new Technical Affairs Director
October 27, 2020
The European Potato Trade Association Europatat has appointed Romans Vorss as the new Technical Affairs Director of the Association, with effect as of 26 October 2020.
South Africa Has Seen a Massive Surge in Potato Prices in Recent Months
October 23, 2020
Since mid-June, potato prices have been on average 46% higher than in the same period last year. In four months, the average market price of a 10kg
bag has rocketed from below R35 to R83.
Retailers still charge higher than govt-set price of potato
October 23, 2020
Potato was sold for Tk 42 to Tk 48 a kg in retail markets in the capital yesterday, a day after the government fixed the retail price at Tk 35.
PepsiCo launched a new line for the production of chips in the Moscow region
October 23, 2020
According to the Ministry of Investments, Industry and Science of the Moscow Region, the tenth production line was launched at the PepsiCo enterprise in the Kashirsky District (Frito Lay Manufacturing LLC). It will produce Lay's ® chips. The production capacity of the line is more than 5 thousand tons of finished products per year.
Haith bags global enquiries after facebook video goes viral
October 23, 2020
Haith Group has seen a resurgence of interest in its innovative bag filling machine after a video posted on social media was viewed more than one million times.
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar: 'Above and Below Ground: Diseases threatening sustainable potato production'
October 21, 2020
The World Potato Congress is pleased to be beginning its Fall webinar series on November 12, 2020, with Professor Jacquie van der Waals from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Bundaberg Sweet Potato Fries go Australia
October 21, 2020
A taste of Bundaberg will be served around the country as Sweet Potatoes Australia partners with Edgell to launch their new Sweet Potato Fries .
Jason will lead the company’s three global locations
October 21, 2020
Vanmark, an industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, announces the promotion of Jason Davis to Vice President.
NewCold 'On Course' With New Cold Storage Facility
October 20, 2020
Preparations for NewCold's second UK deep freeze storage facility are fully on course, says the company and following the build commencement next month, the operation is expected to go live just one year later.
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