West Bengal allows cold storages to buy 1 Million tons of potato
February 23, 2021
Predicting a bumper harvest of potato this season, the West Bengal Cabinet on Monday decided to allow cold storage owners to purchase at least 10 lakh (1 Million) metric tons of tuber from farmers at a fixed price, so that they do not have to suffer losses, a senior official said.
CPRI Ooty introduces two multi-resistant potato varieties, Kufri Sahyadri and Kufri Karan
February 14, 2021
Central Potato Research Institute, (CPRI) Ooty in Tamil Nadu has developed two disease resistant potatoes - Kufri Sahyadri and Kufri Karan - hybrid varieties which at present showing promising results in improving yield by 25 per cent to 30 per cent at laboratory level.
Calbee’s umami-rich Hokkaido scallops and butter potato chips perfect for winter snacking
February 12, 2021
Are you looking for a tasty snack to go with your beer, sake or Strong Zero this winter season? If you're a seafood-lover, look no further than Calbee's latest entry in their "Otona no Potato Rich" chips geared towards adults.
Allround India holds ceremony as construction of the plant expansion starts
February 06, 2021
On Jan 31, 2021, the team of Allround (India) Vegetable Processing Machines Pvt Ltd, Ambala, Haryana took part in the inauguration and foundation stone laying ceremony of the expansion and capacity enhancement project of the unit.
Pakistan research council distributes 50,000 potato tubers to Gilgit Baltistan to promote disease free potato production
January 28, 2021
Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has provided over 50,000 potato tubers to Agriculture Department of Gilgit Baltistan (Northern Areas) in order to promote disease free potato production.
Bangladesh imports two blight resistant (GM) potato lines developed at Michigan State University for a field trial
January 10, 2021
Bangladesh is importing two blight resistant (GM) potato lines developed at Michigan State University for a field trial. Success will save 20% yield loss and Tk100C in fungicide cost.
Government of Pakistan to form Potato Development Council
January 03, 2021
The government of Pakistan is committed to expedite the establishment of aPotato Development Council under the forthcoming Strategic Trade Policy Framework (STPF), revealed Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood.