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Potato News from Gujarat

Pepsico India under pressure to drop lawsuits for growing its potato variety without permission
Leading farmers unions and rights advocacy groups have demanded that the PepsiCo immediately withdraw all legal suits it has slapped on many potato farmers in different districts of Gujarat.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Pepsico sews Gujarat potato farmers growing its proprietary varieties without authorization
PepsiCo has sued three potato farmers in Gujarat complaining that they have been illegally growing and selling a variety of potato exclusively registered to Pepsico for the use of producing its Lays potato chips.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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.
Kiremko signs agreement for sales of french fry line with Hyfun foods during Dutch trade mission in India
During a recent Dutch trade mission to India potato processing was prominently in the spotlight as the well-known Dutch potato processing equipment manufacturer Kiremko signed a contract with India based French Fry manufacturer Hyfun Foods
New french fry manufacturer in India Amul sets up shop near competition in Gujarat
In India, the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) is starting the production of frozen French Fries in October of this year. They have set up shop in North Gujarat, close to McCain Foods India and Hyfun Frozen Foods
Gujarat's Banaskantha now top potato producing district in India
Gujarat's Banaskantha district has mashed Agra (Uttar Pradesh) in potato production, taking the No. 1 rank in India.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Potato Planting in the Indian State Gujarat at an all time high
Potato farming in the Indian state Gujarat has reached an all-time high with over 18 per cent more planting compared to last year.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
High Potato Prices in Mumbai are a great opportunity for Gujarat farmers.
Despite a fresh crop arriving at the wholesale market in Vashi (Mumbai area), retail prices of potatoes show no decline
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Indian Potato Processing Plant of HyFun formally inaugurated
On August 28, the Indian manufacturer of French Fries and Potato Specialties HyFun Foods held its grand formal inauguration of its new production plant.
Gujarat farmers benefit as potato output in other states dips
Potato farmers in Gujarat are a happy lot this year, as they are getting better prices for their produce despite 15% increase in potato production.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016