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Potato News from India

Potato Growers in Hassan losing hope of good returns as lack of rain results in poor germination
Within 30 days into potato cultivation this year, growers in Hassan, Karnataka are losing hope of good returns in their field. The poor germination is linked by experts to the lack of rainfall.
Potato growers Jalandhar threaten action if Indian government doesn't step in
With their product rotting, potato growers in Indian East Punjab are suffering huge losses and Jalandhar Potato Growers Association (JPGA) has demanded urgent export of potatoes to Pakistan and availability of express rail rakes for transporting their produce to southern states.
New Chief Minister UP promises Potato Processing unit will come to Agra soon
According to reporting in the India Times, the state government of Uttar Pradesh (India) will soon begin the works of setting up a potato processing unit in the Agra district.
Potato Production India estimated at 47 million tonnes.
The potato production in India is estimated to be around 47 million tonnes for this crop year, just behind the all-time high witnessed in 2014.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Flavorite Technologies, Potato Flakes - It's a mash-up
Potato Flakes are commonly used in households worldwide for convenient preparation of Instant Mash Potato. Industrial food processors also use potato flakes as an ingredient in the production of potato snack foods.
Saturday, April 1, 2017
West Bengal Government to buy potatoes from farmers to stop suicides
A day after a potato farmer allegedly committed suicide after suffering heavy losses, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the West Bengal govt will purchase 28,000 tonnes of potatoes for government meal programs in health centers and schools
Wednesday, March 15, 2017