Lamb Weston / Meijer expands its production of potato flakes
May 28, 2020
Recently the international manufacturer of processed potato products Lamb Weston / Meijer announced to expand its business in order to meet the worldwide increased demand for potato flakes.
Utkal Tubers appoints Food & Agri industry veteran Vinod Bhat as CEO
May 28, 2020
Zephyr Peacock backed potato seeds company, Utkal Tubers, has announced the appointment of Vinod Bhat, an industry veteran as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
TOMRA Food Appoints Potato Expert to Strengthen Its Global Sales Organization
May 28, 2020
TOMRA Food has appointed category expert Marco Colombo as Global Category Director Potatoes. In this role, he will strengthen the company’s relationship with the potato industry even further and consolidate its position as a thought leader in the sector.
Starch Europe Welcomes the Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy
May 26, 2020
Starch Europe today welcomed the much-anticipated publication of the European Commission’s EU Farm to Fork Strategy. Starch Europe and its members strongly support the Commission’s climate neutrality ambition and the important role a more sustainable food system plays to achieve that objective.
Unique robot helps HZPC in the fight against diseases
May 26, 2020
HZPC is employing the services of a specialized robot in its fight against potato diseases and viruses within its breeding program.
Europatat welcomes the Farm to Fork strategy and calls on the Commission to ensure a coherent and realistic approach
May 25, 2020
Europatat welcomes the Farm to Fork Strategy published today by the European Commission. There is a need to secure a fair, healthy, and environmentally-friendly food system, a message that the potato sector fully endorses.
Perú: Líder de producción de papa en América Latina
May 25, 2020
De acuerdo al Sistema de Información de Cultivos del Ministerio de Agricultura la campaña 2019-2020 el área de papa corresponde a un poco más de 346,000 Has., con una producción de 4.5 millones de toneladas.
En Castilla y León se espera que la superficie de patata ocupe este año cerca de 18.000 hectáreas.
May 25, 2020
Los posibles efectos del coronavirus en el mercado durante el segundo semestre del año y la prohibición de uso del CIPC en la fase de conservación, marcan una nueva campaña de patata repleta de interrogantes que pueden poner en riesgo la rentabilidad de un cultivo que requiere de elevadas inversiones por parte de agricultores, almacenistas y cooperativas.
Frost causes severe damage to early potato crops in Ireland– pictures
May 22, 2020
Freezing temperatures around Ireland over the past week has damaged many early potato crops.
Bühler Virtual World continues for all of May
May 19, 2020
Due to the positive response and over-subscription of virtual meetings, Bühler has decided to keep the Bühler Virtual World open at least until the end of May. Over the three days, more than 12,000 people from 132 countries visited the digital platform, around 500 private meetings are ongoing.
La patata nueva de España llega a los supermercados con Patatas Meléndez
May 19, 2020
Patatas Meléndez, la empresa vallisoletana líder
en el sector de la patata fresca, lanza su campaña de patata nueva nacional. Así, se
adelanta con la patata temprana y la pone a disposición de los consumidores en toda su
red de distribución retail (supermercados y su propia tienda online).
¿Lavadas o sin lavar? Los productores de Andalucía insisten en que el aspecto estético no influye en la frescura y sabor
May 18, 2020
Comienza la recolección de patata en la provincia de Sevilla, principal productora de Andalucía, un sector que genera unos 70.000 jornales anuales.
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