All Hail the Rise of the Climate - Smart Potato
September 08, 2020
The potential of the potato has only just begun to be realized. Some 368 million metric tons of potatoes were harvested globally in 2019, as people from Vietnam to Kenya, the Peruvian Andes to Rwanda produced a wide variety of the root vegetable, helping feed an estimated 1.3 billion people who rely on them as a staple food.
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Food Waste Coalition of Action
September 03, 2020
El Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) ha lanzado recientemente una Coalición de Acción sobre el Desperdicio de Alimentos liderada por el CEO, que reúne a 14 de los minoristas y fabricantes más grandes del mundo con el objetivo de reducir a la mitad de la pérdida mundial de alimentos per cápita en el minorista, y niveles de consumo.
The potato is used to cooler climate and vulnerabe to environmental stresses; particularly to combinations of heat and drought.
September 01, 2020
La Facultad de Ciencias de la Vida de la Universidad de Viena coordina un consorcio de 17 instituciones de investigación académicas líderes en Europa, cultivadores de patatas, una asociación de la UE sin ánimo de lucro, una agencia gubernamental y un desarrollador de tecnología de detección.
New study on measuring efficiency in potato landraces: How far are we from the optimum?
August 28, 2020
A new publication by scientists from the International Potato Center (CIP) highlights the usefulness of combining crop growth model, remote sensing, and plant ecophysiological tools to assess genetic efficiencies in potato landraces.
Good Health Introduces New Organic Cheese Snacks
August 28, 2020
Good Health®, a member of the Utz Quality Foods family of brands, is launching Good Health® Organic with the introduction of Baked Cheese Puffs and
Baked Cheese Fries!
Variedad de papas nativas del Parque de la Papa en Perú
August 17, 2020
El Parque de la Papa es un lugar único. Allí se cultivan 1.300 variedades de patatas, pero solo una de ellas puede dar respuesta a la crisis alimentaria.
Christine Hellio, from Manor Farm in St Ouen, Jersey
August 05, 2020
A Leading exporter of Jersey Royals and one of the Island’s major growers have spoken of their pride in keeping the potato industry going through a difficult 2020 season.
Potatoes Packed in 100% Compostable Paper Bags
August 04, 2020
EarthFresh’s Paper Revolution offers retailers a full potato product line in 100% compostable paper packaging.
The McDonald’s first global flagship Net Zero Energy-designed restaurant will serve as a learning hub to test sustainable solutions.
August 01, 2020
McDonald’s first global flagship Net Zero Energy-designed restaurant will serve as a learning hub to test sustainable solutions. Modern architecture is combined with technology to create enough renewable energy on-site to cover its energy needs on a net annual basis.
It’s going to be a harvest with plenty of clods…
July 28, 2020
Throughout last spring we were dealing with historically poor soil structure in Western Europe, with clods as hard as concrete. Will harvests of potato and onion reflect this? The chances of that seem high, so what can you do to keep clods out of your storage?
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