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Potato News from Egypt

This week Fresh-Produce bv in Waalwijk received the first Egyptian potatoes. According to Harold Loonen of Fresh-Produce the quality is very good.   "Supply is going to be big. I expect to import more Egyptian potatoes than in previous years. It...
Monday, March 15, 2010
The Commission has given permission to import Egyptian potatoes to the EU during the import season 2009/2010. This although shipments were confiscated last year because of contamination with Pseudomonas solanacearum.   During the last import season 6...
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Potatoes are once again a hot topic of contention between Egypt and the European Union. A couple of weeks ago, following the discovery of some cases of brown rot, the EU decided to impose a ban on Egyptian potato exports. An Egyptian-EU agreement stipu...
Friday, September 4, 2009
The Egyptian potato sector has enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship with the UK for a number of years. Traditionally, the UK receives new-season, high-quality new potatoes throughout the winter months and in return, Egyptian producers are rewarde...
Friday, January 23, 2009
Egypt may already have the magic ingredient to ease the pressures of a growing population and rising food prices: the Potato.In Egypt, those who know potatoes say that the lowly, oft-mocked crop could feed the hungry and pump cash into the economy. Big...
Wednesday, October 22, 2008