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Potato cooperative Agrico to acquire The Potato Company (TPC) to expand its acreage and sales channels
Febrero 20, 2024

Agrico adquiere a The Potato Company

Agrico adquiere a The Potato Company en un movimiento que augura cambios en la escena mundial del desarrollo y comercio de semilla de papa.
Brasil: precios altos tras el carnaval, importación continua
Febrero 20, 2024

Brasil: precios altos tras el carnaval, importación continua

Precios en Brasil se mantienen al alza pese a una demanda debil. La importación desde Argentina se mantiene constante.
Agrico Rebuilding Potato Ukraine
Febrero 20, 2024

Agrico: Rebuilding Potato Ukraine

Agrico's project 'Rebuilding Potato Ukraine' is funded by the Ukraine Partnership Facility (UPF), a program from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency commissioned by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Febrero 19, 2024

HZPC: resultados financieros favorables y cambios en el liderazgo

HZPC anuncia sólidos resultados en materia económica para el 2023/24, y también un cambio en su liderazgo. A partir del 1ero de septiembre la empresa tendrá un nuevo CEO.
Southern Fabrication Works (SFW) Named Exclusive Distributor of PIP Products in the Americas!
Febrero 19, 2024

Southern Fabrication Works Named Exclusive Distributor of PIP Products in the Americas!

Southern Fabrication Works (SFW) has announced its selection as the exclusive distribution partner for PIP in the Americas!
Applications for Sponsorship to attend World Potato Congress, Adelaide, Australia are now open.
Febrero 19, 2024

Applications for Sponsorship to attend World Potato Congress, Adelaide, Australia are now open.

The World Potato Congress Inc, (WPC), is an organization committed to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Sustainability Goals, the objectives of which include improving food security and nutrition for all and to find new and better ways to promote sustainable agriculture. 
Folson Farms potato grading large capacities
Febrero 16, 2024

Potato Packer Folson Farms in North-Dakota guarantees potato quality

Folson Farms works to produce quality potatoes in the rich soils of the Red River Valley.
Tecno Alimentaria Valenciana (TAV) - Hera Smart Flavour Solid system
Febrero 15, 2024

Oportunidades en la industria de Snacks: tendencias para el 2024

Los snacks son una parte importante de la dieta de los consumidores en todo el mundo. Para el 2024, se espera que el mercado global de aperitivos alcance los 1.2 billones de dólares estadounidenses.
tna batch-pro® 12
Febrero 15, 2024

TNA solutions will exhibit at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, Germany

At Anuga FoodTec, TNA solutions will exhibit a range of solutions for french fries and savoury snacks.
Prices: Potatoes previous year - Ukraine (avg)
Febrero 15, 2024

Ukraine: potato prices down for the first time since October 2023

According to EastFruit, the Ukrainian potato market has seen a sharp drop in trade activity.
España: se dificulta la producción en el sur
Febrero 15, 2024

España: se dificulta la producción en el sur

En el sur de España las condiciones de producción están volviendo inviable al cultivo de patatas.
México: comienza la cosecha en Sonora del sur
Febrero 14, 2024

México: comienza la cosecha en Sonora del sur

Comienza la cosecha en el sur del Valle del Yaqui, la actividad aumenta pero se espera que para marzo el trabajo llegue a su máximo.

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Febrero 12, 2024

Variety Evaluation Committee in Pakistan has approved additional Potato Varieties for Commercial Cultivation

Pakistan's Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) has recommended repeat one-season trials for four table potato varieties - Cristina, GR-t33-13-2 (SANDRA), Rosegarden, and Primnsk - at research stations in Abbottabad and Islamabad.
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Febrero 12, 2024

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Febrero 11, 2024

South Korea assists Pakistan to boost its local seed potato production

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Febrero 11, 2024

Webinar on the next World Potato Congress, Adelaide, Australia will be held February 13, 2024

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Frito-Lay announces the annual Super Bowl Snack index: how you will snack on game day - on your couch

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TOMRA Food presents new organization and unveils new AI-powered solutions at Fruit Logistica

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Febrero 07, 2024

Dutch province Drenthe and potato chain partners push sustainability by rewarding farmers

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Europa: condiciones adversas en el norte afectan disponibilidad de semilla en el sur

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Febrero 07, 2024

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Febrero 05, 2024

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Febrero 05, 2024

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WPC calls for nominations: 12th World Potato Congress Adelaide, Australia June 23-26, 2024

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Holanda: situación climática adversa dificultó la cosecha

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Enero 23, 2024

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Pringles make a major change to its tube packaging - and says it will prevent crisps from breaking too

Pringles make a major change to its tube packaging - and says it will prevent crisps. Most Britons will be familiar with the famous Pringles tube - but the crisp brand is now making a huge change to its packaging.
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Enero 19, 2024

Paraguay: aumenta la producción nacional y las expectativas a futuro

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Enero 19, 2024

España: optimismo con respecto a la siembra de patatas en el sur

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Enero 18, 2024

USDA Scientists Work to Ensure Nutritious and High-Quality Potatoes are Available During the Winter Season and All Year Round

Scientists at the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) use innovative technology to study the lifecycle of potatoes (including development, production, and postharvest storage)
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Enero 18, 2024

Calbee UK invests in Fabcon pellet frying and distribution equipment

Global snack producer Calbee has invested in new frying, seasoning and distribution machinery for its Deeside plant.
México: optimismo frente al comienzo de la cosecha en el norte del país
Enero 17, 2024

México: optimismo frente al comienzo de la cosecha en el norte del país

Productores del norte de México son optimistas de cara al 2024. La cosecha en el estado de Sinaloa acaba de comenzar.
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Enero 15, 2024

España: disponibilidad de semilla se ve comprometida

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Enero 15, 2024

Perú: más de 6 millones de toneladas en producción de papa

Perú es el principal productor de papa de America Latina con más de 6 millones de toneladas anuales de producción.
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Enero 15, 2024

México fue el principal importador de papa consumo de Estados Unidos en 2023

México fue el principal importador de papa consumo desde Estados Unidos durante el 2023.
Tong Engineering's stand at LAMMA 2024
Enero 15, 2024

Tong set to showcase handling advancements alongside Verbruggen at LAMMA 2024

Tong Engineering is set to exhibit once again at the UK’s largest farm machinery show LAMMA on January 17 and 18 2024 at the NEC Birmingham.
Imported seed potatoes being stored in Kuppilan Jaffna. They were found to be infected with fungi.
Enero 15, 2024

Spoiled imported seed potatoes leave Sri Lanka farmers with a rotten deal

Sri Lanka Potato Farmers alleged that a consignment of 20 metric tonnes (MT) of imported seed potatoes turned out to be rotten due to poor storage facilities in the region and import irregularities, leaving them with empty land.
The COTX08063-2Ru potato clone by the Texas A&M Potato Breeding Program is being touted as the best chance for Texas to enter into the french fry market. (Courtesy: Texas A&M AgriLife)
Enero 11, 2024

Texas A&M Potato Breeding Program highlights market, varietal expansions

Advances, including Texas french fry variety and nutrition qualities, to be discussed at National Potato Expo in Austin.
Meet Scott Automation at Potato Expo 2024, Austin, Texas on January 10 -11
Enero 11, 2024

Step up your palletising solutions: talk to Scott Automation at Potato Expo 2024 in Austin, Texas

Scott Automation will showcase their palletising solutions at Potato Expo 2024 in Austin, Texas - USA on January 10 - 11.
Delhi HC permits PepsiCo to claim patent for potato chips variety
Enero 10, 2024

Delhi HC permits PepsiCo to claim patent for potato chips variety

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday ruled that PepsiCo can claim a patent for the potato variety grown for its potato chips.
Potato LEAF Announces New ‘Leadership in the Field’ Program
Enero 10, 2024

Potato LEAF Announces New 'Leadership in the Field' Program

The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) is excited to announce a new program, "Leadership in the Field: From Battlefield to Potato Field," held July 15-18, 2024, at the Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa.
VAM watertech
Enero 10, 2024

VAM WaterTech at Potato Expo 2024

VAM WaterTech is one of the few Dutch companies that will participate in the Potato Expo 2024 in Austin, Texas.
Cayó granizo en la localidad de Azucena.
Enero 10, 2024

Argentina: Granizo afecta cultivos de papa

Granizo en el sudeste de Buenos Aires afecta cultivos de papa. Se mantiene alerta meteorológica para esta semana.
FAO: cifras actualizadas del cultivo de papa en el mundo
Enero 10, 2024

FAO: cifras actualizadas del cultivo de papa en el mundo

FAOSTAT actualiza su base de datos con cifras sobre la producción de papa en el mundo al 2022.
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine -- January 4, 2023 -- Mario Andrade, assistant professor of potato breeding and genetics at the University of Maine in Orono, stands in a potato field at the Aroostook Farm in Presque Isle during the September 2022 harvest. Andrade too
Enero 10, 2024

New head of breeding program wants to save Maine potatoes from climate change

DNA science is gaining ground in agriculture, and researchers are using it to develop potatoes that will thrive in Maine’s changing climate.
NEM-EMERGE Overall Objective
Enero 10, 2024

Plant-parasitic nematodes on the rise: WUR launches major research project

Climate change and genetic selection have brought root-knot nematodes further north in Europe and made cyst nematodes more difficult to control.
Local. El ayudante en uno de los locales, especializado en la salchipapa y papipollo, fríe la papa. (Cortesía: Amelia Andrade)
Enero 08, 2024

Ecuador: aumentan los precios debido a baja en la oferta

Aumentan los precios de la papa en Ecuador debido a baja oferta. Sector gastronómico se ve especialmente afectado.
Argentina: bajan los precios tras aumento en la oferta
Enero 08, 2024

Argentina: bajan los precios tras aumento en la oferta

En Argentina bajan los precios de la papa producto de la cosecha en las regiones centrales del país.
Alberta lead Canada in potato production last year. This year's potato yield totals are even higher in the province, according to the Potato Growers of Alberta. (Courtesy: CBC)
Enero 08, 2024

Potato production in Alberta, Canada sees rapid growth

Potato farmers in the province enjoyed a strong harvest in 2023, after back-to-back, record-breaking production years, according to the Potato Growers of Alberta.
NAV: Contract prices for consumption potatoes must increase 10% in 2024
Enero 08, 2024

Dutch farmers organisation (NAV): Contract prices for potatoes must increase by 10 percent

The Dutch Farmers Organisation (NAV) has again calculated the expected cost price of consumption potatoes for the coming season. The cost shows a slight increase compared to expected cost price for the 2023 harvest.
State Agri dept begins potato cultivation at North Bengal Univ
Enero 08, 2024

West Bengal has started potato multiplication using Apical Rooted Cutting at University of North Bengal

The Agriculture department of Government of West Bengal has started potato cultivation with Apical Rooted Cutting (ARC) process at the Centre of Floriculture and Agri-Business Management (COFAM) department of the University of North Bengal in Siliguri.
Jornada Técnica De La Patata + Espacio Expositivo De Maquinaria Y Servicios
Enero 08, 2024

España: jornada técnica reúne al sector patatero el 26 de Enero en Valladolid

Jornada técnica de la revista Campo, este 26 de enero, reúne por duodécima vez al sector patatero español.
Reduced nitrogen fertilization: Potato varieties react differently
Enero 08, 2024

Potato varieties react differently to reduced nitrogen fertilization: thesis

The German Potato Industry Association (DKHV) honored Christin Meyer's thesis on nitrogen fertilization of (starch) potatoes, research carried out at the University of Göttingen.
UNIKA/DKHV technical committees visit AgriSens DEMMIN 4.0 at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (Courtesy: UNIKA/DKHV)
Enero 08, 2024

Practice meets science - UNIKA/DKHV technology committees visit the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

The Technology Commission of the UNIKA and the Technology Committee of the German Potato Trade Association served as discussion partners and sources of inspiration. V. (DKHV) was invited to the geoecology working group at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in December.
Farmers will use special rigs to help train the robot AI
Enero 07, 2024

Farmers are being called on to help train robots to spot slugs and the damage they cause to arable crops.

The ground-breaking trial, set to start in the spring, will equip the 'Slug Sleuths' with special rigs designed to improve the complex machine-learning algorithms used to identify the slimy pests.
Enero 06, 2024

El índice de precios de los alimentos de la FAO descendió sustancialmente en 2023

El índice de precios de los alimentos de la FAO* se situó en 118,5 puntos en diciembre de 2023, es decir, 1,8 puntos (un 1,5 %) por debajo de su nivel de noviembre
España: Islas Canarias promueve un plan para reformar el sector productivo
Enero 05, 2024

España: Islas Canarias promueve un plan para reformar el sector productivo

El gobierno de Tenerife, España, promueve un plan para reformar el sector productivo y aumentar su competitividad.
España: aumentan los precios en el norte debido a una oferta limitada
Enero 05, 2024

España: aumentan los precios en el norte debido a una oferta limitada

Aumentan los precios en el norte de España debido a una reducción en la oferta producto de los problemas meteorológicos en Europa.
Harvest Eye, a device with a screen and a rectangular object with text Description automatically generated
Enero 05, 2024

Potato Expo 2024: HarvestEye to showcase machine learning potato insights at Austin show

Machine-Learning driven crop insights tool, HarvestEye is set to showcase its refreshed 2.0 system at North America’s largest potato industry trade show Potato Expo.
Kanchan Metals Potato Blancher-Belt Type
Enero 05, 2024

Kanchan Metals introduces new equipment for industrial potato processing: a Potato Blancher, a Potato Cooker and a Masher Separator.

Kanchan Metals has announced the launch of three innovative solutions aimed at enhancing efficiency and quality in the potato processing industry: the Potato Blancher, Potato Cooker, and Masher Separator.
Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2024 Results; Updates Fiscal Year 2024 Outlook
Enero 04, 2024

Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2024 Results; Updates Fiscal Year 2024 Outlook

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) has announced its results for the second quarter of fiscal 2024 and updated its full year earnings targets for fiscal 2024.
Tough harvest, how to proceed in storage?
Enero 04, 2024

Tough harvest, how to proceed in storage?

The storage season for potatoes is in full swing and has proven to be quite a challenge so far. Tolsma-Grisnich provides some tips for drying and storing of challenging crops...
(ID) Variedades de papa Quintera y Farida
Enero 03, 2024

Honduras: nuevas variedades de papa introducidas para la comercialización

Honduras introdujo dos nuevas variedades de papa para su comercialización, Farida y Quintera, de la compañía HZPC.
Chile: contrabando de papa es fiscalizado
Enero 03, 2024

Chile: contrabando de papa es fiscalizado

El Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero de Chile fiscaliza con dureza el contrabando de frutas y verduras hacia regiones protegidas.
Tecia solanivora
Enero 03, 2024

Perú: gobierno promueve medidas para controlar la polilla guatemalteca

Peru aprobó medidas para controlar a la polilla guatemalteca en la región, una de las plagas con mayor impacto sobre la producción de papa.
Pulsemaster’s Compact PEF system
Enero 03, 2024

Pulsemaster revolutionizes food processing with new innovative Compact PEF system

In a significant advancement for the food processing industry, Pulsemaster has introduced a new groundbreaking compact industrial-scale pulsed electric field (PEF) system.
Grimme UK announces new deals for the new year
Enero 02, 2024

Grimme UK announces new deals for the new year

The UK’s leading farm machinery manufacturer has started the new year by launching several new money-saving promotions.
Duane Hill, managing director at Haith in their booth at Potato Expo 2020
Enero 02, 2024

Haith highlights Innovations in Potato Handling Equipment at Potato Expo

Haith, a leading manufacturer of potato handling equipment in the United Kingdom, will kick start the new year by putting the spotlight on three new innovations at Potato Expo 2024 in Austin, Texas.
Enero 02, 2024

Índice de Frito-Lay predice tendencias alimenticias para 2024

El índice anual de snacks de EE. UU. confirma lo que muchos de nosotros pensamos: no hay suficientes horas en el día. La falta de tiempo para preparar, comer y disfrutar de las comidas, especialmente entre los padres y las generaciones más jóvenes, difuminará la línea entre 'snacks' y 'comidas' en 2024.
Doritos makes a range of 'Flamin' Hot' nachos which are sold around the world
Enero 02, 2024

Too hot? Spicy Doritos seasoning sparks Adelaide workplace safety complaint

Workers at a crisp factory in South Australia have complained that a spicy ingredient is affecting their health.
Two Pringles flavors come out on top globally
Diciembre 28, 2023

Pringles Original and Sour Cream and Onion are the favorite flavors in all markets globally

A recent review of top-selling Pringles flavors in every corner of the globe shows that people can agree on two things: Original and Sour Cream & Onion Pringles.
Potato production through zero-tillage with straw mulch (PZTM)
Diciembre 28, 2023

CIP Introduces Zero Tillage Potato Farming Innovation in India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Peru

Zero tillage not only boosts soil fertility and raises carbon stocks but also prolongs the potato growing season by harnessing the residual moisture after the rice harvest.
Potato Prices Spike Again in Bangladesh As Reports of Crop Damage Due to Cyclone Michaung Pour In
Diciembre 28, 2023

Potato Prices Spike Again in Bangladesh As Reports of Crop Damage Due to Cyclone Michaung Pour In

After Cyclone Michaung, heavy rains caused crop damage, leading to a decrease in supply and subsequent price spikes. Potato prices may remain high until the affected areas recover their potato production capacity.
New processing line for table potatoes in Bayern, southern Germany
Diciembre 28, 2023

New processing line for table potatoes in Bayern, southern Germany

Tolsma-Grisnich has completed a project in Germany for the processing of table potatoes.
Expanding Foreign Markets: U.S. Chief Agricultural Negotiator to Address Potato Expo 2024
Diciembre 27, 2023

Expanding Foreign Markets: US Chief Agricultural Negotiator to Address Potato Expo 2024

Potato Expo 2024 is primed to be a unique opportunity to explore the world of potatoes, network with industry leaders, and gain insights into the future of this essential crop.
Sustainable cooperation in Brabant's potato processing industry
Diciembre 27, 2023

Joint project by the potato processing industry in Brabant (the Netherlands) focused on sustainability

Agristo, Peka Kroef, Lamb Weston and Duynie have teamed up to create a groundbreaking partnership with a view to sustainability and ecological awareness.
Haith's Mobile Grader PRO SF 2400s.
Diciembre 27, 2023

Diamond celebrations for Haith's mobile potato grader

The UK's leading designer and manufacturer of vegetable handling equipment is celebrating the diamond anniversary of its mobile grader.
Brasil: aumentan los precios pese a un aumento en la oferta
Diciembre 26, 2023

Brasil: aumentan los precios pese a un aumento en la oferta

En Brasil la semana pasada los volumenes de venta de papa aumentaron, a pesar de un aumento paralelo en el volumen ofertado.
Brotes de la patata granadina 'copo de nieve' (Cortesía: UGR)
Diciembre 26, 2023

España: rescatan variedad al borde de la desaparición

La universidad de Granada, España, rescata a una variedad llamada Copo de Nieve de su desaparición por haber sido abandonado su cultivo.
Revista Campo ha acompañado a Contagri en un día de siembras
Diciembre 23, 2023

España: siembra temprana comienza en el sur en un contexto de sequía

Comenzó en el sur de españa la siembra de papa temprana, con optimismo a pesar de la sequía.
A, Virus particles visualized in the transmission electron microscope (TEM); scale bar equals 100 nm. B, Electrophoretic migration pattern of nucleic acid extracted from purified virions of the virus coded SB26/29.
Diciembre 22, 2023

Potato rugose stunting virus, a newly characterized potato virus

In the 1990s, a previously uncharacterized disease of viral aetiology was observed in cultivated potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) in Southern Peru.
Attend the 2024 Michigan Winter Potato Conference and tour the nearby facilities
Diciembre 22, 2023

Michigan Winter Potato Conference attendees can tour nearby facilities

As part of the 2024 Michigan Winter Potato Conference in East Lansing, attendees get a tour of nearby facilities. There are four options from which to choose.
Farmers show the potato fields affected by late blight attack in Machhiwara block of Ludhiana.
Diciembre 21, 2023

Late blight damages potato crop in Punjab, India

In a full-blown attack by the disease late blight, more than 50% potato crop in the fields has suffered extensive damage, leading to heavy losses for the farmers who had opted for diversification instead of growing wheat after paddy.
Argentina: riego por goteo enterrado, un nuevo sistema con grandes resultados
Diciembre 21, 2023

Argentina: riego por goteo enterrado, un nuevo sistema con grandes resultados

En Argentina se implementa el sistema de riego por goteo enterrado con muy buenos resultados.
Iscon Balaji Foods sets up French Fries factory in Sabarkantha, Gujarat
Diciembre 21, 2023

Iscon Balaji Foods sets up the largest French Fries factory in India

Food processing company Iscon Balaji Foods Pvt Ltd (IBF) has commissioned India’s biggest French Fries plant in Gujarat.
Wireworms
Diciembre 21, 2023

Europatat calls for information about ongoing projects to control the spread of wireworms

Europatat, the European Potato Association, is calling upon researchers and industry professionals to share information about ongoing research, and any other related activities which will help to control the spread of wireworms in potatoes.
World Mithai-Namkeen Convention & Expo 2022
Diciembre 20, 2023

Twenty countries attended the 6th World Mithai-Namkeen Convention & Expo in Kolkata, West-Bengal

The World Mithai Expo 2023 in Kolkata hosted more than 350 exhibitors and approximately 50000 visitors and delegates from across India and beyond.

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