PepsiCo plans to invest US$1 billion in Pakistan over the next five years, the PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Asia, Middle East and North Africa (AMENA) Mike Spanos told Prime Minister Imran Khan in a meeting held in Islamabad late last month.
Paragon Partners has agreed to sell its shares in potato processing company KADI AG located in Switzerland to Invision, thereby securing KADI’s long-term, independent perspective as leading supplier of premium potato products in Switzerland.
Beginning in the New Year, McCain Foods (Canada) will celebrate 40 years of sustained operation and investment in Manitoba together with employees, growers and neighbours in the local communities where it operates: Carberry and Portage la Prairie.
La enfermedad se viene detectando en Cochabamba, donde hay ya 50 hectáreas de plantaciones afectadas. Al menos 39.000 toneladas de papa están en peligro. El daño es, especialmente, en las hojas y raíces.
Walkers is launching the first nationwide recycling scheme for potato chips bags, locally known as crisp packets. Working with recyclers, TerraCycle, the scheme will tap into an established network of recycling collection points around the UK.
The potato breeding company Solynta in The Netherlands has successfully produced a hybrid breeding program for potatoes which will allow the rapid selection and turnover of favourable traits, traits which could help feed millions of people worldwide.