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Potato News from India

Gujarat gets lion’s share of almost 27% in potato exports
The state ranked fourth in the production of potatoes after Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Bihar with a share of 30%, 22% and 10%, respectively, in India’s total potato production.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
India's Prime minister Narendra Modi to address the Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat
India's Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi announced today that he will be addressing the 3rd Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat through remote video conferencing tomorrow i.e 28th of January 2020.
A famous farmers' cooperative in Holland joins hands with Pune-based potato supply chain S.V. Agri to develop and produce high-yield varieties uniquely suitable for Indian conditions.
A famous farmers' cooperative in Holland joins hands with Pune-based potato supply chain S.V. Agri to develop and produce high-yield varieties uniquely suitable for Indian conditions.
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Potato Prices unlikely to Drop to ₹8-10 a kg this Year: Experts
Potato prices are likely to remain firm this year because of a fall in acreage for the new crop in Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, the two top producing states.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Utkal Tubers India plans to ramp up its production of seed potatoes
Bengaluru-based potato seeds firm Utkal Tubers India plans to ramp up its annual production to 50,000 tons of high-yielding, disease-resistant seed potatoes across Gujarat, Assam, Punjab, UP, Haryana and Karnataka over the next three years.
Monday, December 23, 2019
Pepsico India's ownership of Potato variety FL-2027 again challenged in farmer protests
Farmers' rights activists on Tuesday planted FL-2027 seed potatoes on a plot of farmland in Ahmedabad, Gujarat to protest food and beverages major PepsiCo's reassertion of rights over the variety.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019