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Potato News from India

Pepsico bets on Kurkure plus local flavours to crack the Indian snack market
Despite being an early bird in branded packaged snacks, PepsiCo India faces tough competition in this category. The company bets on its Kurkure brand combined with local flavors to keep up with the competition.
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Indian state Odisha testing out cultivation of Chipsona for potato chips production
The government in the Indian state Odisha has started producing potato variety ‘Chipsona’ on experimental basis in Koraput in anticipation of plans by Pepsico to establish a potato chips manufacturing unit in the region
Friday, September 28, 2018
Potato Processing Equipment Manufacturer Vanmark opens production plant in India
Vanmark, a potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, has announced a new facility in Bengaluru, India, expanding its capabilities in the Southeast Asia food processing market.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Centre of excellence for seed potatoes planned in Gujarat
A centre for excellence for potato-seed is all set to come up in Gujarat, through a collaboration between Indian and Dutch companies.
For now, no decrease in potato price in India
Potato prices in India are not going to come down in the near future as the production of the crop has been reportedly around 20 per cent lower this year in potato growing states.
In India 51 percent of the people eat potatoes every day according to a survey
A regular day in an Indian household is incomplete without the humble potato being part of at least one meal. It could be the filling in samosas, the centre of our vada pavs or the topping on morning poha.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018