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Kiwa andean potato chips gets Ecuadorian company nominated for award

 Kiwa native andean potato mix
October 18, 2013
Ecuadorian chips company INALPROCES has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for the CHANGING MARKETS AWARD 2013.

This award is an initiative implemented on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), that seeks to reward business models that contributes to a greener, more inclusive world in a profitable way.

INIAP, CIP Ecuador and other organizations have worked closely with INALPROCES, in order to create participatory networks between producers of native potatoes, R&D organizations and companies interested in developing and promoting potato products.

An outstanding result of these joint efforts has been the KIWA chips, currently available in the Ecuadorian market and for export.

Companies in this Article
Inalproces is a privately-held company from Ecuador established in 2004 with the idea of producing and exporting nutritional food using raw material harvested in small plantations by low-income agricultural producers from the Pacific Coast and the Andean Highlands of Ecuador.
INIAP generates and provides appropriate technologies, products, services and specialized training to contribute to sustainable development of the agricultural, agro-forestry and agro-industry. One of its programs, Programa Nacional de Raíces y Tubérculos, works with potato crop.
The International Potato Center or Centro Internacional de la Papa (also known by its Spanish acronym, CIP) seeks to reduce poverty and achieve food security on a sustained basis in developing countries.