Jan Wolthuis steps down as chairman of Agrico; Financial Report released
December 31, 2016
Earlier in December Agrico held its central general members’ meeting, during which the Annual Report 2015/2016 was discussed and Jan Wolthuis stepped down as chairman of Agrico.
Prince Edward Island Potato Board selects new Chairman
December 30, 2016
Rodney Dingwell of Morell was elected as the new Chairman of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board.
Leonel Jaramillo, el 'Juan Valdez' de la papa colombiana
December 27, 2016
Se llama 'Pablo, el gurú de la papa' y fue creado para promocionar su cultivo y consumo.
National Potato Council Adds Kam Quarles as Senior Director of Public Policy
December 20, 2016
The National Potato Council (NPC) has added Kam Quarles as Senior Director of Public Policy.
Have you bought your potatoes for Christmas? UK potato company Branston sees demand double ijn the week for Christmas
December 20, 2016
Potato Company Branston in the United Kingdom says it will see demand for potatoes double from 150 to 300 tonnes in the week before Christmas.
The future of the grocery store: Amazon Go?
December 20, 2016
Earlier this month Amazon introduced its new grocery store concept Amazon Go. Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required.
AVEBE appoints new members to its Supervisory Board
December 20, 2016
Potato Starch Cooperative AVEBE yesterday appointed Martin Möllering, Huub van Rozendaal and Marijke Folkers-In ’t Hout as a member of the Supervisory Board.
United Potato Growers of Canada: New Alberta processing plant good news for whole industry
December 18, 2016
The plans for a new multi-million dollar Cavendish Farms potato processing plant in Lethbridge, Alberta, should not concern the Prince Edward Island potato industry, says the general manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada.
Potato company Bruwier: “Price for processing varieties will not fluctuate much till spring”
December 18, 2016
Jan van Luchene of Bruwier Potatoes, a Belgian company specialized in acquiring and delivering the potatoes you need offers his view of the current potato market in Belgium and Europe.
Maine: Potato Variety Caribou Russet has had a slow start
December 18, 2016
It’s been more than a year since a new potato variety known as the Caribou Russet was unveiled. But so far, it’s been rather hard to find — getting a new potato onto store shelves isn’t as simple as it may seem.
Light popped snacks pose a challenge for multi-head weighers
December 18, 2016
South African snacks manufacturer Nibbly Bits has reduced product giveaway by as much as 35% following the installation of an Ishida multihead weigher.
Monsanto Shareowners Approve Merger with Bayer
December 14, 2016
Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that at a special meeting of shareowners held on December 13, shareowners of the company approved the merger of Monsanto with a wholly owned subsidiary of Bayer Aktiengesellschaft.