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Potato News from Lebanon

4000 ton of Lebanese potatoes destined for export stuck in transport halfway
128 containers with around 4.000 tonnes of potatoes from Lebanon destined for Arab Gulf states have been stopped in Port Said, Egypt or have already been returned to Lebanon.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Potato farmers protest import of potatoes from Lebanon (Courtesy: The Daily Star)
Farmers in the North Lebanon town of Hissa protested Thursday potato imports they said would devastate their sales, state media reported.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The European Union has granted Lebanon the right to export 50,000 tons of potatoes, reversing a decadelong export prohibition, the Lebanese Agriculture Ministry said Monday.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Akkar potato farmers suffered a serious blow this season after losing one third of their crops due to bad weather conditions, the local farmers association said Monday.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Lebanon is to export potatoes to the European Union after a decades-old import ban was lifted, Agriculture Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan said Friday, but the Farmers Association doubts the step will bear any fruit.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Agriculture Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan (Lebanon) accused some merchants of exporting spoiled potatoes, warning he would not hesitate to reveal the names behind the shipment of such agricultural produce if they continue they behavioral pattern. Waving...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011