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The International Potato Center (CIP), part of CGIAR is looking for a new director

The International Potato Center (CIP), part of CGIAR, is looking for a new director

September 19, 2022
The International Potato Center (CIP), part of CGIAR is looking for a new director. CIP is a globally recognized research-for-development organization which delivers solutions to enhance access to affordable nutritious food, with focus on root and tuber agri-food systems such as the cultivation of (sweet) potatoes.
Key Technology Introduces Sort-to-Grade with Artificial Intelligence.

Key Technology Introduces Sort-to-Grade with Artificial Intelligence

September 14, 2022
Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces AI-driven Sort-to-Grade® (STG) at Pack Expo booth S-3547. Advanced AI algorithms allow STG for potato strips to digitally resolve clumps.
Peak of the Market Announces Sales Team Changes.

Peak of the Market Announces Sales Team Changes

September 14, 2022
Peak of the Market is pleased to announce important changes to their Sales team.  Dave Whitmore is adjusting his attention to provide leadership and direction for the overall business and has assumed the role of Vice President Product & Business Development.
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Lamb Weston Holdings Announces USD 240 Million Capital Investment in New French Fry Processing Line in Argentina.

Lamb Weston Holdings Announces USD 240 Million Capital Investment in New French Fry Processing Line in Argentina

September 12, 2022
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced today an expansion of french fry processing capacity in Argentina with the planned construction of a new manufacturing facility in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires.
Texas A&M Potato Breeding Program targets french fry, chipping, fresh markets

Texas A&M Potato Breeding Program targets french fry, chipping, fresh markets

September 04, 2022
New potato varieties bred by the Texas A&M Potato Breeding Program could enter the french fry market before long, said Isabel Vales, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife potato breeder in the Department of Horticultural Sciences
Argentina: El acondicionador de suelo ZEBA fue presentado oficialmente para el cultivo de papa.

Argentina: El acondicionador de suelo ZEBA fue presentado oficialmente para el cultivo de papa

September 03, 2022
Argentina produce aproximadamente 2,8 millones de toneladas de papa en alrededor de 80 mil hectáreas. Es el producto más consumido en el país. En promedio, se obtienen entre 30 y 35 toneladas por hectárea. Para completar su ciclo, el cultivo necesita entre 600 y 1000 milímetros de agua.
Opportunities for manufacturers globally to innovate in cheese-flavored snacks – Kerry consumer research

Opportunities for manufacturers globally to innovate in cheese-flavored snacks, according to Kerry consumer research

August 30, 2022
Consumers across the world associate cheese flavors with indulgence, comfort and freshness, with significant variation in different regions, according to new research from Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company.
Northern Plains potato crop is looking good with harvest on the horizon.

Northern Plains (US) potato crop is looking good with harvest on the horizon

August 30, 2022
The Red River Valley potato crop has overcome getting into the ground later than optimal to looking like one of the best in the last few years, said farmers and researchers who gathered at Hoverson Farms near Larimore
Siembras de papa caerán en 9 de las 10 principales regiones de Perú.

Siembras de papa caerán en 9 de las 10 principales regiones de Perú

August 28, 2022
Según los datos de la ENIS 2022, en la campaña agrícola 2022-2023, la superficie sembrada de papa se reducirá en 26.645 hectáreas en Perú. Esto quiere decir que, según estos mismos datos, 9 de las 10 regiones que lideraron la producción de este alimento en 2021 plantarán menos papa esta campaña.
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International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) Announces New Board of Directors Slate for 2023

IFPA Announces New Board of Directors Slate for 2023

August 27, 2022
International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has announced the slate of new directors for the 2023 IFPA Board of Directors. The volunteer leaders will be confirmed by a ballot shared with membership and their board term will begin at the end of October.
FPS Food Process Solutions Continues Growth Expansion with Senior Appointments

FPS Food Process Solutions Continues Growth Expansion with Senior Appointments

August 27, 2022
FPS Food Process Solutions (“FPS”), a global leader in turn-key freezing and cooling equipment, announces internal senior appointments for continued growth expansion.
United States Retail potato sales (value) increased in April – June 2022

United States Retail potato sales (value) increased in Q2 of 2022

August 27, 2022
Potato retail sales in the United States increased in dollar value and decreased slightly in volume from April - June 2022, compared to the same period in 2021. As prices increased by 13.6%, dollar sales increased by 12.6%. Volume sales decreased 0.8%.

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