Mr Oswell Mharapara
September 29, 2020
The government of Zimbabwe, in conjunction with Kutsaga Research Station has embarked on a seed potato multiplication programme from mini-tuber to commercial seed potato.
Chinese researchers identify a new potato disease
September 29, 2020
Undescribed disease has been observed on potato plants during the growing season, and in tubers during the storage period, from Nileke County, Qitai County and other locations in Xinjiang, China.
The Lingít K'úntsx' variety has been grown by coastal Tlingit for over 200 years
September 29, 2020
The smallest potato from the Carcross/Tagish First Nation garden harvest this year was the size of a pea. The spud might be tiny, but its ancestors travelled a long way to get here. The Lingít K'úntsx', or Tlingit potato, has been grown in Alaska for over 200 years.
Utz Quality Foods, LLC has entered into a definitive agreement with Conagra Brands, Inc. to acquire certain assets of the H.K. Anderson business, a leading brand of peanut butter-filled pretzels.
September 29, 2020
Utz Quality Foods has entered into a definitive agreement with Conagra Brands to acquire certain assets of the H.K. Anderson business, a leading brand of peanut butter-filled pretzels.
Kurdistan's Potato Farmers Protest Cheap, Banned Imports
September 28, 2020
Farmers dumped their potatoes in front of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s agriculture ministry in Erbil on Thursday, protesting banned imports that have pushed their produce out of the market.
Milestone Digital Transformation Agrico: New Website Live
September 28, 2020
For potato cooperative Agrico 2020/2021 is the season of its digital transformation. The first major milestone in this process is the new www.agrico.nl website that was launched last week.
Dirk Garos y Paul O'Connor, de Restrain: 'Nosotros tenemos la mejor alternativa al CIPC, cuya fecha límite se acerca'
September 28, 2020
El 1 de enero de 2020 se prohibió el uso de CIPC en la Unión Europea. La fecha límite para, entre otras cosas, el almacenamiento de patatas con CIPC se ha fijado en el 8 de octubre de 2020.
Aviko Rixona buys Pfanni instant potato plant in Stavenhagen as part of strategic partnership with Unilever
September 25, 2020
Today Aviko, one of Europe's largest manufacturers of fresh, frozen, dried and specialty potato products announces the acquisition of Unilever's factory in Stavenhagen, Germany by Aviko Rixona.
McCain Foods' Timaru plant is reducing its energy usage environmental impact, now looking to electrification, by installing New Zealand-first technology.
September 25, 2020
McCain Foods Timaru potato processing plant is reducing its energy usage environmental impact, now looking to electrification, by installing Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology, a first in New Zealand.
The plant on the left is untreated and the fungi are clearly visible. The right plant was treated with the acid, the fungus could not cause any damage.
September 25, 2020
Widespread fungal disease in plants can be controlled with a commercially available chemical that has been primarily used in medicine until now. This discovery was made by scientists from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the University of the State of Paraná in Brazil.
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