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    The 11th World Potato Congress, Dublin, Ireland Industry Award Winners

    The 11th World Potato Congress, Dublin, Ireland Industry Award Winners

    June 07, 2022
    The World Potato Congress Industry Awards were presented during the 11th World Potato Congress in Dublin, Ireland. Awards were presented to Dr. John J. Burke, Paul C. Struik, Antoon Wallays and Richard W. Okray
    WPC: Teagasc discussed breeding new potato varieties.

    WPC: Teagasc discussed breeding new potato varieties

    June 06, 2022
    Teagasc used its presence at this week’s World Potato Congress (WPC) to network with comparable organisations, in particular those undertaking similar projects regarding breeding new potato varieties.
    FAO: Doubling global potato production in 10 years is possible.

    FAO: Doubling global potato production in 10 years is possible

    June 06, 2022
    Potatoes could make a greater contribution to global food security, according to the director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations (UN).
    Growing sweet potatoes in the Netherlands? Yields must improve to make it profitable

    Growing sweet potatoes in the Netherlands? Yields must improve to make it profitable

    June 05, 2022
    Five years ago, Mts. Koenraadt-Heerink started growing sweet potatoes on a trial basis in the Netherlands. Over the years, the acreage has grown from less than one to 20.5 hectares. Still, yoelds must improve to make it profitable.
    Fabcon shows snack processing machinery at Inter Foodtech and Snack Baketec in Mumbai

    Fabcon shows snack processing machinery at Inter Foodtech and Snack Baketec in Mumbai

    June 05, 2022
    Fabcon India is specialized in the design and supply of Customized Snack Food Processing Solutions. Visit Fabcon at booth F-02 at Inter Foodtech and Baketec, held from June 9-11in Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai
    Danish Potato Farmers Tour Angus.

    Danish Potato Farmers Tour Angus

    June 05, 2022
    Members of a Danish farmers co-operative experienced a packed 3-day tour of the Angus potato industry recently.
    Seed potatoes ready for planting

    Potato growers in Ireland urged to order seed now for 2023 - or take a huge risk

    June 04, 2022
    Brexit could lead to a significant shortage of potatoes for Irish consumers by 2023, experts have warned. It makes sense for potato growers to contact seed producers now to organise fresh seed for the 2023 season.
    The FAO Food Price Index fell for the second consecutive month in May.

    The FAO Food Price Index fell for the second consecutive month in May

    June 03, 2022
    The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 157.4 points in May 2022, down 0.9 points (0.6 percent) from April, marking the second consecutive monthly decline.
    FPS Food Process Solutions receives CAD 2M support for the commercialization of its Spiral Immersion System (SIS)™

    FPS Food Process Solutions receives CAD 2M support for the commercialization of its Spiral Immersion System (SIS)™

    June 03, 2022
    FPS Food Process Solutions ("FPS"), will receive USD 2M in funding to further expand commercialization of the Spiral Immersion System (SIS)TM, a revolutionary technology in the food processing industry.
    Presence of Elea at Snackex 2022 highlights the opportunities of PEF for savory snacks.

    Presence of Elea at Snackex 2022 highlights the opportunities of PEF for snacks

    June 03, 2022
    Elea's presence at Snackex 2022 highlights the opportunities of PEF for snacks. At booth No. 510, samples of products made with PEF will be available for tasting and you can see the PEFPilot Dual.
    How the humble potato is already helping end world hunger.

    How the humble potato is already helping end world hunger

    June 02, 2022
    Consumed by more than a billion people worldwide, including many of the world’s poorest, potato has long been one of the most important crops to avert hunger.
    Potato planting nearing completion in Manitoba.

    Potato planting nearing completion in Manitoba

    June 02, 2022
    Manitoba's potato farmers are getting close to wrapping up planting. Vikram Bisht, Industry Development Specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, estimates seeding progress at about 80 to 85 percent complete.

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