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New potato research institute established in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
A new potato research institute has been established in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Sunday, September 24, 2017
China extends anti-subsidy duties on EU potato starch import for another 5 years
China's Ministry of Commerce has decided to extend anti-subsidy duties levied on potato starch imported from the EU for another five years. This despite the elimination of the EU Quota system for potato starch on July 1, 2012.
Friday, September 15, 2017
French Fry manufacturer in China receives Heat and Control fryer with integrated batter coating and de-oiling system
Equipment manufacturer Heat and Control has delivered a high performance fryer for battered french fries to a large potato processor in China
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Handover of International Potato Center - China Center for Asia Pacific (CCAP) to China
he new International Potato Center-China Center for Asia Pacific (CCCAP) facilities were formalized in a handover ceremony in Yanqing, Beijing on July 11th, 2017.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
McDonald's plans to add 2000 Restaurants in China in the next 5 years
Earlier this week McDonald’s announced the successful completion of a strategic partnership with CITIC and The Carlyle Group. The partnership will operate and manage McDonald’s businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong and ramp up growth and innovation using the combined expertise.
After surviving Mars conditions, Potatoes will be grown on the Moon
As part of their Lunar exploration in 2018, Chinese scientists will take an 18x16 cm cylinder to the surface of the moon and see if potato seeds can grow there in this containerized mini-ecosystem (Courtesy:
Thursday, June 15, 2017