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Potatoes, prepare to be surprised!
The three-year campaign, co-financed by the European Commission under the EU Promotion policy, will run until the end of 2022 and is now live online under the hashtag #potatosurprises.
Coronavirus: Belgian fries begin to suffer
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has dealt a blow to a, particularly Belgian market, as the country begins to see declining sales of the humble fries.
tna Reaffirms Aftermarket Commitment with New Appointment
Raj Singh joins the team as Group Aftermarket & Services Manager.
Potato price surges by 28%-38% in UP, West Bengal as demand rises in the lockdown period
Potato prices have surged 28-38% in Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, the top two producers of the tuber which has become the staple across India during the COVID-19-induced lockdown.
2019 a Banner Year for Potato Sales – 2020 Very Concerning
The utilization of U.S. grown potatoes increased by 3.3% in volume in 2019 compared to 2018, an increase of 1,183 million pounds.
Québec Parmentier announces merger with Patate-Saint-Ambroise
Québec Parmentier merges with Patate-Saint-Ambroise of Saguenay. The joint announcement was made by Pierre Chouinard, Chief Executive Officer of Québec Parmentier and Mathieu Bouchard, President of Patate-Saint-Ambroise.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Price of new Chinese potatoes continues to fall
Many potato traders with stock in storage have grown worried about the condition of the Chinese potato market. The market is quite weak and the delivery speed has slowed down.
Switzerland: COVID-19 makes potato imports necessary
Because of the Corona crisis, potato imports became necessary. Ruedi Fischer, President of the potato producers, however, explicitly warns against an expansion of the potato area in talks with Schweizer Bauer.