Big victory for farmers: India revokes patent for PepsiCo's Lay's potatoes
December 09, 2021
India has revoked a patent for a potato variety grown exclusively for PepsiCo Inc's popular Lay's potato chips, according to an order issued on Friday by the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights (PPVFR) Authority.
Target potato processing and cold storage technology, Manohar Lal Khattar to foreign cooperation department
December 03, 2021
Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal directed the Foreign Cooperation Department to target potato processing and cold storage technology in Haryana in collaboration with Dutch investors.
PepsiCo commissions their largest greenfield potato chip plant in Uttar Pradesh, India, investing USD 110 million
September 23, 2021
PepsiCo invests USD 110 million in a new potato chip plant in Kosi Kalan, Mathura spanning 29 acres. Pepsico will procure 150,000 tons of potatoes from more than 5,000 local farmers. This investment creates 1,500 jobs.
Technico introduces a new early maturing red skin potato variety: Red Candy
August 20, 2021
Red Candy, a new potato variety launched by Technico Agri Sciences Ltd, combines early bulking with better storability. This addresses the key concerns of potato growers in e.g. in Bihar and Northern parts of West Bengal.
'Amber Delight' : An Early Bulking Variety Bringing Prosperity to Table Potato Farmers in India
July 28, 2021
Technico Agricultural Sciences Limited (TASL), India has been carrying out extensive varietal evaluation trials under its Varietal Advancement program across the potato producing states in the country.
Mahindra HZPC brings colour to the potato sector in India
July 19, 2021
Recently Mahindra HZPC brought 30 more potato varieties from HZPC to India. They include HZPC's Perupas, an assortment of colourful varieties, rich in antioxidants for healthy lifestyle. The recently introduced varieties are expected to give rise to new and differentiated supply chains, especially in the modern retail space.