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The food pavilion at COP 27 hosted panels, conversations and presentations about the food systems impact on the climate crisis. (Courtesy: GreenBiz)

Food Systems in the spotlight at COP27 climate action negotiations

November 24, 2022
For the first time, food and agriculture systems have taken center stage in the global climate negotiations. COP27 has advanced the global recognition of food and agriculture as both a climate culprit and solution.
The Pemba (?) variety, imports amounted to 1800 tons

Egypt imported 131 thousand tons of seed potato and 25 thousand tons of potato products (French Fries and Chips)

January 18, 2022
Sources revealed to Al-Mal that 131 thousand tons of potato seeds arrived from European facilities approved for import from last October until early January, for 76 approved varieties.
Egypt's potato exports hit 674K tons: Agriculture official

Egypt Potato exports at 674K tons

September 04, 2020
Egypt has exported a total of 674,480 tons of potatoes to world market, especially the European Union countries, since April 2020, according to Head of Central Administration of Plant Quarantine at the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ahmed al-Attar.
PepsiCo Egypt and USAID Initiative Garners Increase in Potato Harvest.

PepsiCo Egypt and USAID support potato farmers to increase productivity

February 11, 2020
For the past year, PepsiCo Egypt has been working to empower Egyptian farmers by supporting them through training programs aimed at providing them with stronger technical know-how and other skills to improve efficiency and productivity.
Vaughan Carter, chair of the Potato Growers Association of Western Australia

Western Australian delegation visits Egypt to assess export opportunities seed potatoes

December 12, 2019
A trade delegation including Western Australian (WA) potato industry leaders toured Egypt in November, confirming the potential to export at least 10,000 tonnes of seed potatoes.
Egyptian snack leader Future Foods sets up pretzel production using tna equipment and expertise.

tna helps Egyptian pretzel manufacturer Future Foods to set up efficient processing and packaging line

November 27, 2019
Egyptian snack manufacturer, Future Foods, has launched a new pretzel range after collaborating with tna, a leading solutions provider in the food processing and packaging industry, to successfully install a seasoning, processing and packaging line.
Ribbon cutting ceremony inaugurating the new production line of the Dutch Farm Frites company in the 10th of Ramadan City in Sharqia governorate.

New french fry production line of Farm Frites in Egypt officially opened

October 05, 2019
In Egypt, the ministers of investment and trade last month opened the new production line of the Dutch Farm Frites company in the 10th of Ramadan City in Sharqia governorate.
Potato cultivation in the deserts of Egypt

Potato export from Egypt to Europe already at 200.000 tonnes

March 07, 2019
Egypt has succeeded in opening new markets for agricultural crops, including potatoes.
The Nile Egyptian Co. for Foodstuff Ind is offering a range of frozen vegetables and plans to add frozen potato products

The Nile Egyptian Co. for Foodstuff Industries awaits potato factory licenses

March 04, 2019
The Nile Egyptian Co. for Foodstuff Ind is planning to invest worth EGP 10m (about USD 6 million) in a new factory to process potatoes next year.
Potato Field in Egypt: Demonstration and testing site by a Dutch consortium evaluating an irrigation advisory system that will prevent both crop drought and salinity stress, while minimizing water losses (2013).

Russia partially lifts ban on potato exports from Egypt

June 06, 2018
Russia has agreed to ease a ban on potato exports from eight farming areas in Egypt, allowing shipments to resume from June 6.
Pepsico's joint venture in Egypt, Chipsy For Food Industries SAE, announced a major agricultural programme to produce all seed potatoes locally.

Egypt: Chipsy launches agricultural program to produce all seed potatoes locally

April 27, 2018
Pepsico's joint venture in Egypt, Chipsy For Food Industries SAE, announced a major agricultural programme to produce all seed potatoes locally.
Egypt's Ain Sokhna Port (Courtesy: Material Handling Consultants B.V.)

Russia blocks two potato shipments from Egypt due to detection brown rot

March 20, 2018
Russia’s agricultural quarantine authorities flagged two potato shipments imported from Egypt that were found to be contaminated with potato brown rot.

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