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    Waitrose Signs Up To the Robust Potato Pledge for Organic Potatoes

    Waitrose Signs Up To the Robust Potato Pledge for Organic Potatoes

    October 19, 2021
    Waitrose and Partners is set to be the first major retailer to sign up to The UK Robust Potato Pledge, which will see the group move away from the use of copper-based fungicides on organic fresh potatoes in order to combat late blight Phytophthora.
    It's shaping up to be a banner year for Aroostook County (Maine) potatoes

    It's shaping up to be a banner year for Aroostook County (Maine) potatoes

    October 19, 2021
    Don Flannery, president of the Maine Potato Board, is not calling it a record year — yet. But with over 80 percent of this season’s potatoes out of the ground, the longtime industry expert said yields are shaping up to be above average.
    National Potato Council Announces New Event: The NPC Washington Summit

    National Potato Council Announces New Event: The NPC Washington Summit

    October 19, 2021
    United States potato growers and industry partners from around the country are invited to the nation’s capital for the new NPC Washington Summit
    The FAO Food Price Index rose further in September.

    The FAO Food Price Index rose further in September

    October 19, 2021
    The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 130.0 points in September 2021, up 1.5 points (1.2 percent) from August and 32.1 points (32.8 percent) from the same month last year. The latest rise of the FFPI was largely driven by higher prices of most cereals and vegetable oils.
    Cold Fusion: Lineage Logistics completes acquisition of Kloosterboer Group

    Cold Fusion: Lineage Logistics completes acquisition of Kloosterboer Group

    October 17, 2021
    Lineage Logistics LLC, a leading global temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, has completed its acquisition of Kloosterboer Group.
    Anuga 2021 exceeds expectations

    Anuga 2021 exceeds expectations

    October 17, 2021
    Over 70,000 visitors from 169 countries – spirit of optimism at the leading global trade fair for food and beverages - high level of satisfaction among both the exhibitors and visitors
    CIP technicians harvest Matilde potatoes

    The Future of Food is Wild: The story behind the CIP-Matilde potato variety

    October 14, 2021
    Climate change is making it harder for farmers to grow enough food to feed their families. A new potato variety called CIP-Matilde, developed by the International Potato Center (CIP) with support from the Crop Trust.

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