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Potato News from New Zealand

Finding opportunities to save energy in potato processing: McCain Foods Timaru
Management at one of McCain Foods’ processing plants in Timaru, New Zealand, has found over 100 opportunities for improvement in its logistics following a two day “energy blitz” from employees.
CRC develops new DNA methods to detect zebrachip bacteria in potato psyllids
Plant Biosecurity CRC scientists have identified stable regions in the genome of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (CLso), which causes the serious disease Zebra Chip in potato and tomato crops. This research will provide new diagnostics that will significantly reduce uncertainty in biosecurity assessments.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Simplot wants to sell food products from GM Potatoes in Australia and New Zealand
JR Simplot has applied at FSANZ for approval to export genetically modified potato products into Australia and New Zealand. Unclear is what type of products this is about, but unprocessed potatoes can not be imported.
New Zealand get's its own brand of low carb potatoes: 'Lotatoes™'
In New Zealand, produce company T&G is launching a new brand of low carb potatoes with the memorable name 'Lotatoes'.
Mesh cover highly effective at keeping pests off potatoes, Lincoln University researchers find
In New Zealand, a team of Lincoln University researchers is impressed with the results from a trial of a mesh cover that is used to protect potato crops from insect pests.
Heartland Potato Chips (NZ) expands range with Premium Crafted Crisps
New Zealand potato chip manufacturer Heartland Potato Chips just launched a range of premium crafted kettle chips in four flavours.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017