Potato News from Beijing
Xiaoping Lu retires as Director of the International Potato Center-China Center (CCCAP)
November 03, 2022
The World Potato Congress Inc.'s Board of Directors Congratulates Mr. Xiaoping Lu, their WPC International Advisor, upon his retirement from the International Potato Center-China Center for Asia Pacific (CCCAP).
PEF implementation for potato chips at Liwayway (China) Co.,Ltd.
June 13, 2022
Liwayway Marketing Corporation, with its brand Oishi and more than 100 product varieties, is one of the leading snack companies in Asia. From its humble beginnings of 'gawgaw' and coffee 70 years ago, it has taken on bigger and more exciting adventures.
Growing potatoes in rice paddies is a sustainable intensification in Southern China
January 25, 2022
With approximately 19% of the global population and just 9% of the world’s arable land, China has long sought to improve food production and, in recent decades, potatoes have played an increasingly important role in that quest.
Frozen French Fries Production in China Expands
October 04, 2021
In a recent report USDA-FAS forecasts a fresh potato production in China of 94 million tons for marketing year 2021/22. This is a 5% decrease from the estimated 99 million tons in the previous year, a result of decreased acreage.
Researchers identify new resistance genes protecting potato against Phytophthora infestans
September 23, 2020
In a collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the James Hutton institute, a study of a diploid wild potato with a high resistance to P. infestans led to the discovery of new resistance genes
China: Price of new potatoes continues to drop
September 11, 2019
The price of new potatoes in the northeast of China dropped last week and dropped even further this week. The supply speed also seems to slow down in comparison with earlier in the season.
'International Potato Center and Peru Joint Honorary Day' theme event held at Beijing horticultural expo
September 02, 2019
People visit the garden of International Potato Center during the "International Potato Center and Peru Joint Honorary Day" theme event held as part of the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Yanqing District in Beijing.
Leading Food Retailer Carrefour Group sells Carrefour China to Suning.com
June 24, 2019
On of the largest food retailers in the world, the Carrefour Group, announced today the signing of an agreement to sell an 80% equity interest in Carrefour China to Chinese Group Suning.com.
China to hit US frozen fries, dehy potatoes with more tariffs
May 16, 2019
As the Trump administration’s trade fight with China twists and turns, exporters of frozen and dehy potatoes are facing a hit.
Starch Europe disappointed with extension of anti-dumping duties on exports of EU potato Starch to China
February 20, 2019
Starch Europe has issued a statement on the recent decision of the Chinese Minister of Commerce to extend the anti-dumping duties on exports of EU potato starch to China for another 5 years.
Arrancó la 'revolución' de la papa en China
February 11, 2019
Su producción de papa es ahora 20 veces la de Canadá. Así lo afirma Peter van der Zaag, de Sunrise Potato (Ontario), orador principal del Manitoba Potato Days, evento realizado a finales de enero en Brandon, Manitoba.
La labranza y el acolchado son clave para el cultivo de papa en China
December 12, 2018
Según un estudio de la Universidad de Ningxia en Yinchuan, dichas técnicas mantienen la humedad del suelo y mejoran la tasa de emergencia de las plántulas.